We’re proud to announce that our CEO Emeritus Trevor Brocklebank has been appointed as the new Chair of the British Franchise Association (BFA) – a true recognition of his outstanding contribution to franchising in the UK over the past 11 years.
Trevor’s experience of poor care for his beloved grandfather was the driving force that led him to start his career in franchising. In 2005 he brought Home Instead Senior Care to the UK, along with wife Sam, having seen first-hand the need for a pioneering approach of person-centred care and companionship in our country.
After successfully opening the first Home Instead franchise in the UK, Trevor and Sam built a thriving network of Home Instead offices bringing relationship-led care to over 8,000 older people.
Having now restored ownership of Home Instead UK to original co-founders, Paul and Lori Hogan, Trevor’s role as CEO Emeritus sees him focusing on influencing policies in social care that will benefit the lives of older people and contribute to our mission to change the face of ageing.
In his new role as BFA Chairman, he will also be championing ethical franchising in the UK through his work with the BFA. Ethical franchising is vital to Home Instead’s ethos which focuses on recruiting new franchisees who want to make a difference to society, as well as run a successful business.
Trevor said of his new position, “It is an immense privilege to become chair of the BFA, which was hugely beneficial to our company when we first started franchising. The organisation has a key role to perform in supporting ethical franchising across the UK. When franchising is done well, it is a superb business model and I am looking forward to being able to support its success and expansion across the UK over the coming years.”
Outgoing BFA Chairman Simon Bartholomew added, “I am delighted that Trevor has been elected as chair. The strength he will bring to the role will help the Board to build on their objectives and see our association grow further to remain at the top of the franchise industry both here in the UK and on the international stage.”
Martin Jones, Home Instead Senior Care Managing Director said, “We are thrilled for Trevor as he takes on this new role with the BFA. Our bespoke homecare franchise model is underlined by a commitment to excellence and ethical operations which are exactly the values I know Trevor will be championing for franchising across the UK during his tenure.”
Home Instead Senior Care has 130 franchise territories available across the UK as well as territory resale opportunities. To find out more visit https://www.homeinstead.co.uk/franchise/