Driver Hire Franchise

Driver Hire

Be your own boss and build a successful recruitment franchise with our expert help, support and training

Minimum Investment

£32000.00

Funding Support

Yes

Total Investment

£0.00

No. Of Franchisees

83

Year Established

1983

Break Even In

Variable


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Driver Hire Recruitment Franchise Opportunity


Driver Hire is a great opportunity for you to run your own business with an established award-winning brand.

As a Driver Hire franchisee, you're running your own recruitment business. Helping businesses in the transport & logistics sector meet their staffing needs by primarily supplying them with temporary drivers. Your customers have the vehicles, not you.

2020 is the perfect time to join Driver Hire.

  • Several start-up and already established opportunities for sale within the UK
  • Top franchisees exceed the £3m turnover mark
  • Average 2018/19 franchise turnover for a single unit is £1,214,978
  • Average net profit is over £140,000 per annum
  • Driver Hire is the 2019 bfa HSBC ‘Franchisor of the Year’ award.
  • Named the No. 1 Recruitment franchise by the Elite Franchise Top 100 list for the last 3 years

Up until April 2020, Driver Hire is also offering new franchisees £5,000 of benefits to help accelerate the growth of their business in the first twelve months of trading. 


People like you?

Driver Hire franchisees reflect a wide spectrum of working backgrounds from which relevant skills have been gained. Whilst some have worked in either recruitment or the transport sector, others have run their own business, worked as accountants, in education, IT, retail and even banking.

Ed Pockney, Driver Hire’s Uxbridge franchisee comments about the feel-good factor that comes with working in recruitment, 

“Whilst the financial side is key, I just enjoy running my franchise. We’ve taken people who were unemployed onto our books and found them full-time jobs. That’s an amazing feeling.”

Ed joined Driver Hire in November 2014. With a business background in derivatives and money-broking, prior to Driver Hire he’d spent 28 years working in major financial centres around the world: London, New York and Tokyo.

Jamie Williamson, Driver Hire’s Portsmouth franchisee adds, 

My quality of life has improved. I’m the one in control of my own destiny. I’m no longer reliant on the decisions of others and boardroom red tape. I’d absolutely buy a Driver Hire franchise again and wish I’d looked at it a few years ago.”

Jamie took over the Driver Hire Portsmouth resale franchise in January 2012. A friend who worked in the franchise industry had suggested he look at Driver Hire as he knew they were an established, award-winning brand. Prior to joining Driver Hire Jamie had worked for DHL in a number of finance and commercial roles for over ten years.

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Jordan Tracey has acquired the franchise rights for the Dundee and Perth franchise territory for the leading transport & logistics franchise recruiter, Driver Hire. The UK’s largest specialist supplier with a nationwide network of franchised offices, Driver Hire provides temporary and permanent drivers and other logistics staff to local and national organisations in both the public and private sector. If they’re short of staff – perhaps because of illness, holidays or seasonal demand – Driver H...

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The recruitment franchise team at Driver Hire’s Stoke franchise territory are league leaders. And we’re not just talking locally; this is on a national franchise scale. They beat over 100 other Driver Hire dedicated franchise offices to top the table in a nationwide sales and recruitment competition. As a result, Driver Hire within the Stoke franchise territory franchisee, Paul Crossley, recently collected Driver Hire’s National Sales Day winners’ award for recruiting the most new clients and n...

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Mike Williams has purchased the Manchester South franchise territory for leading recruitment franchise Driver Hire.  Before deciding to become his own boss through franchising, over the past 20 years Mike has had an interesting and varied career. He joined the RAF straight from school; back in civvy street, he worked in sales, most recently for a waste management company. Along the way he’s also had previous experience of franchising, operating four highly successful Subway outlets in the...

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Driver Hire franchisees within the Guildford and Lincoln franchise territories have both renewed their franchise agreements with Driver Hire – the leading transport & logistics recruitment franchise. Sarah Matthews (Driver Hire Lincoln franchise territory) and Richard Bradshaw (Driver Hire Guildford franchise territory) have enjoyed outstanding trading over a sustained period since buying their businesses. Over the past five years Sarah Matthews and her Lincoln team have increased turnove...

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Driver Hire – the leading transport & logistics recruitment franchise network – has won ‘Best Website’ at the Franchise Marketing Awards for 2019. This recognition for the franchsie recruitment giants website was based on builds on investment in the website and a project to redesign it. The new website was launched in May 2018 following its ground-up redevelopment. Driver Hire made it paramount that franchisees from within the network were fully involved during the process.. A key focus of the...

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Sarah Parker likes working for Driver Hire within the franchise territory of Wakefield, the leading transport and logistics recruitment franchise company. In fact she likes it so much, she’s bought the franchise business for herself. A recruitment professional with 15 years’ experience, Sarah was branch manager for the previous owners. “I love working for Driver Hire and have wanted to buy the business for some time,” says Sarah. “I know how to run it; I know how successful it is. When the prev...

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Business partners, Richard Bannister and Jane Moses, have bought our established Driver Hire Coventry franchise. Previous owners, Tony and Linda Lucas, are retiring after seven successful years in charge. Both Jane and Richard have run their own businesses in the past. Jane’s business was in retail, but more recently she’s worked in sales, marketing and recruitment. Richard’s background is in catering. He owned and operated a chain of local sandwich shops in the Birmingham/Solihull area....

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Sonny and Avi Samra have bought Driver Hire’s Twickenham franchise recruitment business from long-standing owners, Bob and Monika McKinlay. Running their own business is going to be a big career change for both Sonny and Avi. Before opting to buy their Driver Hire franchise, Sonny worked in a management role for the Home Office and Avi was a primary school teacher. Avi, who has a degree in business studies, is certain that they have the right mix of skills to make a success of their new ventur...

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Mandeep and Sal Bassi are our latest franchisees to join the Driver Hire network. They’ve recently completed the purchase of our Leicester office from long-standing owners, Paul and Shirley McKenna. “We both felt it was time for a change. We’re really excited by the prospect of running our own Driver Hire franchise,” says Sal. “As with any business, it will be a challenge. We’re retaining the staff employed by Paul and Shirley so, together, we make a great team.” Mandeep added: ...

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Darshan Talwar likes working for Driver Hire so much, he’s become a joint owner and franchise partner of our Burton franchise territory office. Darsh has managed the business successfully for the past 18 months. “I love working for Driver Hire and am enjoying it even more now that I am joint owner and a shareholder in the business. Whilst I’d never really considered being my own boss, Driver Hire gave me the option to buy into the business at very favourable terms. It was a great opp...

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