Northern Ireland franchise owners & news
Ian Aiken enjoys being his own boss immensely. Though he works as hard as ever, it is nice knowing that you are directly reaping from the benefits of doing so. Before buying his TaxAssist franchise, Ian was a chartered management accountant and after deciding that he wanted to be in charge of his own destiny, he started to look at what was available to him. Though accountancy experience is not a necessity for joining TaxAssist, Ian enjoyed his accountancy work so much that he wanted to transfer his skills to franchising. Now he is his own boss doing something that he enjoys. Ian is the TaxAssist franchisee for Ballymena and Antrim. read more
Franchising in Northern Ireland, why buy a franchise in Northern Ireland?
Franchising in Northern Ireland is currently valued at Â£0.3 billion with 24% of all franchise systems present there. Though it lacks behind the majority of the UK, recent years has seen a flurry of franchise activity in the country, mainly through an increase in the presence of franchise systems. As like any UK city, the main cities of Northern Ireland boast a plethora of franchise opportunities.
Northern Island consists of 6 counties, made up of dynamic cities such as Belfast, Londonderry, Lisburn, Newtonabbey and Bangor, all contributing to a population of 1,759,000. Belfast is the capital and the country's largest city, boasting a population of 0.3 million.
Northern Ireland is a country steeped in history, that wants to forget its' troubled past and build upon a vibrant and economically positive future.