Are you looking to franchise a business? Or get advice on brand licensing? We are a highly experienced team of franchise consultants and brand licensing experts with offices covering the UK and North America.
Franchise Consultants helping franchisors and franchisees since 1993!
Lime is a very experienced team of franchise consultants who have unrivalled franchising and brand licensing experience. You can jump straight to our Brand Licensing area by clicking here.
Whether you are considering joining a franchise system or franchising a business of your own there is nobody better than us to assist you. Read on if you are a potential franchisor, if you’re considering buying a franchise then jump right to this section now.
Very few people in franchising have our breadth of knowledge gained from all sectors, categories, and price points and from dozens of international markets. The practical steps we teach and implement are biased towards recruiting franchisees and mitigating potential problems down the line. Lime spends a lot of time future proofing our clients as far as we able to from known stress points and litigious issues that exist in franchising. We’ll also guarantee to beat any quote from any other consultancy firm, please take a moment to consider the points raised in this article.
By deciding to franchise your business you’re taking a big step. So too will your future franchise partners who will invest in you as much as your franchise system. We’ll hold everyone’s hands as they come together and work as an integral part of your team to create win win scenarios for both you as the franchisor and each franchise owner. We’ve get loads of great franchise testimonials you can read on this site. We’re also one of the few consultancies that are accredited as Development Consultants at the British Franchise Association – the gold standard of UK franchising. Our general licensing pedigree is reflected in our membership of the global Licensing International who we first joined almost 20 years ago! We’re proud to be members of both of those organisations.
Lime’s executives have been the advisors behind some of the country’s most successful business format franchises over the last two decades. We’ve launched dozens of market-leading brands. Furthermore, many of those brands have outperformed industry “norms” with help from our franchise consultants. Our brand licensing pedigree can be traced back to the 1990’s when we first placed cartoon superstar Scooby Doo on to a range of greeting cards. We’re prolific franchise recruiters spreading our client’s message online and offline following an elite blueprint that works. Numerous franchise campaigns through print and social media marketing, exhibitions and PR have our people behind them. Above all else, we’re a friendly personable team. As franchising consultants, we work hard, we’re professional but we also have the common touch. We’re a niche team of franchise executives retained by a select group of very successful franchisors. We can deliver any size of licensing project or franchising assignment. Our regional offices offer a local presence in 10 regions of the UK from a pop up consultancy in Edinburgh and permanent offices from Newcastle down to Exeter and everywhere in between. Internationally Lime also has a joint venture in Canada and a network of skilled consultants whom we recommend in other countries!
Leading Franchise Consultants
Expert Franchise Consultants Since 1992
Since 1992 we have become a trusted franchise consultancy firm and our management team are confidential advisors to many franchising and licensing entrepreneurs. Along the way in addition to providing core franchise consultant advice, we have appointed well over 1900 licenses in many diverse markets making us a prolific franchisee recruiter. We work with new and established business format franchisors teaching them elite strategies to manage and grow their licensed networks and provide practical assistance to facilitate that.
As a brand name licensing agency we can design, roll out and maintain a licensing program to stretch your brand into new sectors, categories or countries and everyone at Lime Licensing Group is passionate about professional working practices and ethical conduct. You can trust us with your brand.
Over 2,000 Franchise Sales
With well over 2,000 franchise sales behind us our methods are highly successful
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Brand Licensing Program
Create a compelling Brand Licensing Program with our unique blueprint
Free Advice for potential franchise owners to help avoid traps and mistakes!
There are considerable benefits to using franchise consultants for anyone looking to create a franchise system. There are over 1000 franchise brands in the UK resulting in over 45,000 franchised units between them.
The number of franchise opportunities is on the increase as a result of this growth. The role of franchise consultants is to provide inside expert advice and strategic input to create franchise systems and optimise existing franchise networks. Our experience and connections within the franchising industry provides the resources you will need to successfully realise your franchise objectives.
Invaluable guidance every step of the way
Our franchise consultants provide expert advice to potential franchisees too in contrast to many other firms. We can help you to build a sound business plan which matches your skill set to the ideal franchise systems you could join.
It is proven that one of the single most important elements to success in the world of franchising is to match the right business with the skill set of the franchisee. Consequently, our clients generally do better by getting the match right. As expert franchise consultants, we ensure that every franchise opportunity is pre-screened. This means we can properly assess if that franchise brand matches your criteria, investment, work life balance etc. Also of course if it is in a market that genuinely interests you.