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Walsall Recruitment Business For Sale

Walsall, West Midlands
Asking Price:
Sales Revenue:
£200K - £500K
Cash Flow:
Available on request

Walsall Recruitment Business (part Of Award-winning Franchise)

Driver Hire Walsall is part of Driver Hire Nationwide: the UK's top franchise and bfa HSBC 2019 'Franchisor of the Year' award winner. A management franchise operating in the recruitment sector. This franchise resale is your opportunity to run a successful recruitment business within the Walsall area, a territory which covers all the WS postcodes.

As a Driver Hire business owner, you'll specialise in providing staff to the transport & logistics sector, serving clients in both the private and public sector. Customer sectors are very wide-ranging and include, haulage, parcel delivery, retail, construction, oil and gas, recycling and local councils. The number of potential customers for our franchisees is huge. Essentially any company that operates a fleet of vehicles.

Driver Hire is established in the Walsall area; supplying customers from 2002 to present. The business has a consistent base of clients, and two part-time experienced members of staff who can continue to support the new franchisee.

The current turnover provides a good platform for an ambitious and sales-focused franchisee to unlock the full potential of the territory, through client meetings and candidate recruitment.

The current franchisee has operated the business since September 2018 and is selling for personal reasons.

Financial details will be provided on enquiry and profit figures once a non-disclosure agreement has been signed.

Established for over 30 years, Driver Hire's success as a franchised business is based upon a proven franchise formula which combines a market-leading brand name, robust business systems and comprehensive training and support. Driver Hire is also six times award winner of a bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year award, winning the top award in 2019 and 2006.

In the 2018/19 financial year
• 53% of Driver Hire franchises achieved sales of over £1million
• 76% achieved sales of over £750,000
• 90% achieved sales of over £500,000
• The average franchise turnover (single unit) was £1,214,978

This is a great achievement when you consider that the franchise industry’s average turnover is currently £400k, according to the 2018 bfa/ NatWest Franchise Survey.

Property Information


The business operates from a high-profile position on a main road in Cannock.

Premises Details:

The ground floor space consists of two offices, an interview room, kitchen, toilets and private entrance. Two car parking spaces are included.

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Whilst being an established office, there is still certainly plenty of scope for significant growth for Driver Hire Walsall.
For example, the huge increase in home shopping has stimulated demand for multi-drop delivery drivers. In addition to supplying temporary drivers, Driver Hire franchisees can generate revenue from providing permanent staff, delivering classroom-based driver training and selling further complimentary products and services e.g. an online driving licence checker and online learning modules.

Competition / Market:

We operate in a competitive environment but the benefits of an extremely strong brand, a proven business process and central support combined with the hard work, motivation and commitment of the franchise owner provide a competitive edge that has seen Driver Hire consistently succeed where others have failed.

Reasons for selling:

The current franchisee has operated the business since September 2018 and is selling for personal reasons

Trading hours:

Usually 08.00 –16.30 office hours but 24/7 on-call provision is essential

Driver Hire Walsall is currently staffed by one director (the selling franchisee) and two part-time employees.
Years established:
Driver Hire is well-established business in the Walsall area, supplying customers from 2002 to present.

Franchise Information

Franchise opportunity:

Franchise Resale

Franchise terms:

When you start a franchise with Driver Hire you will sign a detailed franchise agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to set out your rights and responsibilities and that of the franchisor.

At Driver Hire the franchise agreement is for a period of 5 years. The franchise agreement is renewable for a further 5-year term and further renewals can be granted (renewal fee only £750). Some franchisees have been with Driver Hire for over 20 years

Other Information

Support & training:

As you’d expect from a leading franchise, the franchisor provides you with a comprehensive support package, helping you to plan, launch and develop your business to its maximum potential.

The 4-week training programme consisting of 2 weeks in a Driver Hire office and 2 weeks of intensive training at Driver Hire Group Services (with free accommodation); followed by a structured 6 months training programme, delivered in your office as well as regular up-dates and networking opportunities.

Each franchisee is also allocated an Area Development Manager and can access a head office support team of over 80 staff working in marketing, national accounts, IT, finance, telesales and training.

Driver Hire is a six times bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year award winner, winning the top award in 2019 and in 2006.

Franchise Marketing Awards:
• 2019 - ‘Best Website’
• 2016 - 'Best Franchisee Marketing Support'

Driver Hire has been ranked as the top recruitment franchise in the Elite Franchise Top 100 list for 2018 and 2019.

Driver Hire is a full British Franchise Association member and Graham Duckworth, Driver Hire’s Franchise Sales Director holds the bfa’s ‘Qualified Franchise Professional’ certification.

Financing available:

Funding for Driver Hire franchises is available through all major banks, subject to status.

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