The Judges

 Suki Dehal
Suki Dehal QFP - Lloyds Bank, Head of Franchising

“I'm thrilled to be a part of the Great British Franchisee Awards. This is something the industry really needs; an award that is relevant across the board, is fair, and has real substance. I'm looking forward to seeing some fantastic entries coming in.”

Carl Reader
Carl Reader - d&t

“We all know that Great Franchisors are built on Great Franchisees. Without them, we wouldn't have a franchising industry. That's why I'm delighted to be part of the Great British Franchise Awards, showcasing the very best franchisees out there!”

Euan Fraser
Euan Fraser CA QFP - AMO Consulting

“The Great British Franchisee Awards are different from other awards out there. It’s something that is achievable by any franchisee, big or small, yet they do have to demonstrate their commitment to the sector and their ability to deliver in all areas. Any franchisee who achieves this should feel extremely proud.”

Derrick Simpson
Derrick Simpson - Companion of the British Franchise Association

“I feel passionately that the basis of any successful franchise network is the commitment, drive and dedication of their franchisees. The Great British Franchisee Awards will recognise those franchisees who excel at combining their passion for the business with commitment to the franchise sector and involvement with their community. I am delighted therefore to participate in this important awards programme.”

Jane Masih
Jane Masih - IBB Law

“I am honoured to be invited to be a judge of the Great British Franchisee Awards. The Awards are unique in recognising outstanding franchisees, regardless of size or category, that represent the very best of franchisee achievement and provide compelling evidence of the real and positive benefits of the franchise sector in the UK.”


Rivals green with envy as lawn care couple land major industry award

A Doncaster couple who didn’t let the grass grow under their feet when they took over a lawn care company have landed a prestigious industry award. Jamie and Lesley Clark, owners of Greensleeves Doncaster, increased its number of customers from 200 to more than 2,200. “When we bought the business, it had a turnover of £38,000 but now it’s turning over nearly ten times that,” says Lesley.


Winners of the latest round of Great British Franchisee Awards announced

Some of the best franchisees in the UK have been honoured in one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, the Great British Franchisee Awards. The recipients of a coveted Great British Franchisee Award from include franchisees of a dessert shop, domestic cleaning company, theatre school, care agency, lawn care, amongst others. 


Franchisees are the lifeblood of UK franchising, and without YOU there would be no system. The Great British Franchisee Awards recognize this. Achieving the award demonstrates your ability to perform exceptionally well in all areas of your business.

There is not one overall winner, ALL franchisees who meet the requirements will achieve Great British Franchisee status.

Applications open: Monday 3rd June
Applications close: Friday 19th July
Winners announced: Friday 20th September

The awards are FREE to enter and are open to any established franchisee who has been operating within the UK for a minimum of 3 years; you will need the endorsement of the franchisor. We are limiting entry to one franchisee per brand per round.

Logos of the partners supporting the Great British Franchisee Award


We aim to recognise franchisees of any size who are excelling in all areas of their business. If you have what it takes to be a Great British Franchisee . . .
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Group of judges


The Great British Franchisee Awards are proud to have a distinguished panel of judges – Carl Reader - d&t, Suki Dehal - Lloyds Bank, Euan Fraser - AMO Consulting, Jane Masih - IBB Law and Derrick Simpson - Companion of the British Franchise Association. Meet our judging panel...


Achieving the Great British Franchisee Award will bring you many benefits. You will receive recognition for your hard work and for setting yourself and your business apart from the competition . . . Read More

johnny sellyn

About the Award

I'm delighted to introduce the Great British Franchisee Awards, in recognition of outstanding franchisees.

As someone who has been involved in franchising for over 25 years, I feel it's time the industry had awards where franchisees in the UK have the opportunity to be recognised for outstanding performance, regardless of the size of your business or the sector you work in.

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