- BFA Membership Status-
- UK Years Established23 years
- Current UK Coverage50%
- Franchisee Support Staff15
- Personal Investment Req.£2,500
- Total Startup Cost£5,000 approx
- Home-based business locationYes
- Business to business servicesYes
- Franchisee operates individuallyYes
If you have a young family or simply want to enjoy the flexibility of sociable hours and working from home then AIMS is the organisation for you!
If you are fully qualified and hold a practising certificate or are eligible for one then why not consider joining the AIMS Franchise and run your own Business Accounting Service. The Aims Business is a market leader in accountancy and taxation services for SMEs, has been established for over 23 years and has over 200 accountants nationwide!
AIMS enjoy robust growth along with a successful track record!
The success of AIMS is down to their focus on their clients, their successful systems and their accountants - their accountants are personally responsible for each and every one of their clients thus ensuring a personable service and a quality service guaranteed.
AIMS focus exclusively on SMEs; businesses which are usually operated by their owners. They may be sole-traders or they may employ 100 staff; they may have a small turnover or they may enjoy an eight-figure turnover.
Aside from this they all have one thing in common: it is their business and they want and need straight and direct communication and no corporate red tape!
The AIMS Franchise Opportunity:
No one client is the same thus you will enjoy a rich variety of personalities and an equally rich variety of tax, accounting and business issues.
AIMS have a very flat management structure and they pride themselves on being informal but they still maintain a high standard of professionalism – they also expect this of their accountants.
The AIMS ethos is a very clear one with many factors that have contributed to their success:
- Your clients have the security and backing of a national organisation delivered by a local presence.
- They believe your efforts should be directly reflected in your rewards.
- They are not static and constantly review their systems and procedures to keep updated with the latest developments so you are on top of any new market trends.
- Their decentralized structure means that they can offer clients a cost-efficient pricing structure which is unique to AIMS, along with peace of mind – they know that they are dealing with a qualified accountant who puts the needs of their clients first.
- You will not be alone – you have their full backup and support and you can contact AIMS whenever you need them.
- They don’t believe in corporate walls or red tape and there are no stifling targets – they don’t impose financial targets, so you grow your Business Accounting Service to a level you want.
- They combine your accountancy expertise with their initial and ongoing training and support in accountancy, taxation, business systems, IT and Marketing, enabling you to develop a practice that is a profitable business and an asset with capital value that you could sell in the future.
Is a AIMS Franchise for you?
AIMS is all about job satisfaction; this is the most important part of their corporate culture. You already have the skills, the professional qualifications and a successful track record. In order to achieve optimum job satisfaction you now want to move away from corporate life and the red tape that surrounds it and take control of your career.
AIMS is a synergy of their systems and of you and your expertise. Ultimately they want you to make the most of your skills and qualifications, achieve financial success and job satisfaction and with a good work/life balance determined by you.
Training and Support
By becoming an AIMS Accountant you have the support of a national network with a team of staff at a central office all focused on helping you grow to a size that suits you – they are with you every step of the way:
- Full access and usage of the AIMS Accounting system
- Helpline for all accountancy and technical queries and specific software support back-up
- Ongoing training and a comprehensive online manual
- Marketing support such as email campaigns, social media strategy, brochures, postcards and a full stationery suite
- Continuity agreement
- Interactive online help system (The Manual)
- A customised web page on the AIMS central website for each accountant
- No training fee for extra staff
- Continuous update of the online manual to reflect market changes
- Budget summaries, case studies, testimonials and client letters
- Regular contact from dedicated relationship manager
- Templates for adverts and press releases
- Online targeted campaigns
- 15 year franchise agreement
- No financial performance targets
- Work from the comfort of your home – no shop front
- Holiday and illness cover
- No renewal fee
- Workshop with central office – brush-up
- North Yorkshire
Find out more about the AIMS Franchise, a market leading Business Accounting Service. Click below now!
What Our Franchisees Say
The support of being in AIMS has given me the confidence to be independent.
So many thanks to you all for providing me with the opportunity to have a good life and may it continue for many years to come.
My clients come first and with the backup I can call on, I am confident that the relationship I have with them, and the work they receive is first class.
Why Choose Us
Our focus is on your long-term success and helping you to grow which is why we do not charge high start-up fees. We have excellent benefits and you have the support and quality control of the head office and a national organisation – so you are never alone.
Local presence and national strength - You benefit from both the local accountant’s dedicated personal attention and the support and quality control of the head office and national organisation. Where else can you get this?
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