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Award Winning Franchising Entrepreneur Strikes Again

Raja Adil, who started working in his family business at a Wimpy franchise at just nine years old, has been shortlisted in the HSBC Best in Class Multi-unit category at the bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards, taking place at the Vox, Birmingham, on 30th November.

Today, the Adil Group operate over 140 franchises ranging from Kent to Scotland, employ over 4,000 people and turnover in excess of £130 million.

The Adil Group has seen exponential growth both in terms of new store openings, as well as by acquisition and are leading franchisees for KFC, Burger King, Taco Bell, Costa Coffee and Anytime Fitness.

Discussing the nomination, Raja Adil commented:

“The Adil Group was delighted to learn that we had been selected as a finalist for the HSBC multi-asset best in class award. This is testament to the Adil Group’s executive management team and workforce that continues to deliver outstanding operations, customer service and explosive growth amongst all the brands we operate.

“This award and the recognition of the Adil Group is the pinnacle of success that all franchisees hope to achieve during their careers.”

Pip Wilkins QFP, CEO of the bfa, said:

“Raja is testament to how great leaders can achieve great things using the franchising model. The Adil Group management team represent home grown talent that are all committed to delivering outstanding operational standards within every brand they own.”

Andrew Brattesani, head of franchising at HSBC, added:

“The Adil Group are already multi-award winners with their own brands which makes them a great candidate for the HSBC Best in Class Multi-Unit Award. The figures speak for themselves and they are strong believers in giving back to the Community through several charity initiatives”

Raja will go head-to-head against four other franchisees, in November.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Georgie Duffield .

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