With the WPA UK Franchise you can build your Healthcare Franchise business without being alone. The WPA UK Franchise is a not for profit UK health insurer looking after around 300,000 customers, has a heritage of over 100 years and have won a well deserved reputation for excellent of customer service.
The WPA UK Franchise is a Healthcare Franchise looking for the right people to promote their health insurance policies and support their long-term relationships with customers. You will receive full training and enjoy comprehensive business support. No need for premises, stock or staff. No high start-up costs. This is a rewarding opportunity working with an award winning customer-focused company.
WPA is one of the largest medical insurance companies in the UK looking after around 300,000 customers. WPA operate in the private client, small corporate and large corporate market places and have won a well deserved reputation for excellence of customer service.
As a WPA UK Franchise owner, you would promote their ethos of providing exemplary levels of customer care, and will actively promote yourself as the “local face of WPA”.
Your Healthcare Franchise includes full Head Office support and training (see below) with the opportunity to work towards incentives. The WPA UK Franchise Head Office is based in Taunton, Somerset and they employ around 200 staff. The WPA UK Franchise team is nationwide and currently have around 100 successful franchises in operation throughout the country.
Unlike many other franchise businesses the WPA UK Franchise do not seek to make a profit from the sale of their franchises. Therefore the price of a WPA UK Franchise licence equates to the cost of the training and support WPA will give you.
There are no ongoing fees – this is a one-off payment. There is a continuous programme of product & service training to help develop different skills as you come to need them.
Before you can become a WPA UK Franchise owner you must successfully complete the WPA 5 day residential training course, held at WPA's Head Office. The cost of this course is included in the one-off payment of £9,200 (plus £2,500 fidelity bond).
The £2,500 Fidelity Bond is submitted to WPA on joining the National Franchise Team to satisfy WPA's "Treating Customers Fairly" policy in line with Financial Services Authority (FSA) guidance. This Bond is returnable to you on leaving WPA or selling your franchise, plus any interest accrued.
The WPA Healthcare Franchise represents a chance to run your own business without being alone. You will be supported by the WPA team in training on advertising, marketing, professional activity and business planning. Regular training events are held at Head Office and you will have the day-to-day support of Regional Account Managers in your local area.
Minimum Personal Investment:
£9,200 (plus £2,500 returnable fidelity bond)
Minimum Total Investment:
£7,667 (excluding VAT) plus £2,500 returnable fidelity bond (VAT exempt)
Selection of franchisees for the WPA Healthcare Franchise is based on an assessment of overall business experience and personal qualifications. WPA look for individuals with “common business sense”, a proven ability to effectively develop themselves and a history of previous success in business and personal endeavours. Key characteristics for success are:
All UK. Particularly Northern England, outer Birmingham, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Also existing franchises for sale.
The best way to learn about the WPA Healthcare Franchise opportunity and have your questions answered, is to attend one of the WPA Franchise Discovery Open Days which are held on a regular basis. Please contact us for the next dates.
WPA Franchise like to be completely transparent and show you all aspects of their business; give you a tour of the organisation and allow you the chance to meet the support team and ideally some WPA UK Franchise owners.
“We thought that the open day helped us to see for ourselves the quality organisation that WPA is. We were able to speak to any member of staff that we wished to and we left thinking – this is the sort of organisation we could work with – they share our values and work ethos.” – Jacqui Shaw – joined WPA May 2011
“My wife and I both found the Open Day extremely helpful in making our decision to work with WPA. The information we received was presented in a friendly and factual manner and it was apparent from the members of staff we spoke with, how much they enjoyed working for WPA.” - Bill McBurney – joined WPA May 2011
Once you are ready to submit your application, the following process will be followed:
I took up my WPA Franchise 7 years ago. It has been one of the most enjoyable and rewarding stages of my career. I have grown my customer base and income substantially year on year and my husband and I now run 2 franchises. We have found WPA to be an innovative, supportive and generous franchisor.Tina Kemp, Account Director, Mentor & WPA Franchisee
7th May 2013
WPA Announces its Franchisee of the Year 2013
9th May 2013
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