We are a multi-award winning chartered accountancy practice, so we really know our numbers. With many years’ experience, we support thousands of franchisees and their businesses across a wide range of sectors.

Whether you’re looking for funding, accounts, tax advice or help to grow your business, we have the expertise to help. We take the time to truly understand your business and requirements and work with you to help your business reach your goals – and beyond.


Our funding arm is an independent source for raising capital for both start-up and growth of franchise businesses; our team of finance professionals work with the client to develop a bespoke business plan and funding application, which is used as a platform to broker the best rates for the money that they need. 2020 brings a new element to our funding team as we are now able to provide Asset & Vehicle finance for both start-up and existing franchisees.


d&t is a well-known as being a chartered accountant which delivers all the core compliance services you would expect from a leading accountancy practice, as well as additional expertise and advice for franchise specific businesses. Including our Franchise Dashboard, a bespoke franchisee benchmarking tool, which allows franchisors to view all high level KPI’s across their entire network, in one place.

Business Advisory

We know that running a Franchise Network can be like peddling up a steep hill… towing all your franchisees behind you. Sometimes an outside opinion and strategist can lift the weight from a franchisor’s shoulders, giving them the breadth of space to grow and develop their franchise model. Our suite of business advisory team covers ancillary support services, right the way through to development workshops. Not to mention our franchise recruitment, operations manual and lead management options.


Meet James…

James Thomas works with business owners in the franchise industry to help networks grow and develop to their full potential. Drawing on the breadth of knowledge across all our franchise clients and business advisory services, James’s primary focus is to listen to our clients and ensure their needs, and those of the franchise industry as a whole, are met by d&t. His background in franchise operations at Safeclean, as well as his experience as an entrepreneur himself, means James has a depth of knowledge in ensuring every franchisee can maximise their potential and realise their ambitions.

“We are very proud to support EWIF and the values it stands for of supporting women in the franchising industry. We’ve worked in franchising for over 15 years, and are experienced franchise network accountants and franchisee accountants. We’ve seen franchising continue to grow from strength to strength, and EWIF provides excellent advice and guidance to anyone seeking guidance in entering the franchise industry.”