HD Franchise Accountants

Whether you’re looking to take on a UK franchise or want to replicate your business in the UK, we’re the experts in franchise accounting.

All the accountancy support you need for your franchise

For franchisors looking for a system that can help them effectively manage their franchises, and for franchisees looking for better accounting support to run their business, HD Franchise Accountants have a solution.

We have over 45 years of experience as chartered accountants, working with a range of businesses across the UK. We know that our clients place their trust in us, and we provide peace of mind that their accounts are being completed professionally and correctly.

About Us

Part of the Horner Downey & Co family,  we work with a wide range of clients, providing specialist franchise accounting services.

Based at our HQ on the Wirral, our sector specific team at HD Franchising look after accounts for our franchise clients, providing a range of business support including accountancy, taxation, payroll, forecasts and advisory services.

We help franchisors to look after and replicate their successful business and franchisees to set up and run their finances. Our Franchise accountancy team ensure that both are free to build, grow and prosper.

Find out about our specialist franchise accounting services – contact us today

Franchise Success

No matter the scale of your franchise, we have the right accountancy and business support services for you.

We’ll take care of the financial side of your franchise business so you can concentrate on what you do best: growing it and nurturing it.

From business plan to company formation, loan application to possible tax investigation, a specialist franchise accountant can make life easier for you at each step of your franchise journey.

With access to a wide range of accounting systems and accountancy software, we have all of the tools you need.



We are Chartered Accountants and British Franchise Association accredited, meaning we have the expertise and authority to always act in your best interest.

Partnering with a chartered accountant is the most sensible approach to ensure your franchise accounts are compliant and above board, particularly when it comes to HMRC and tax.

We are Xero Cloud partners which means that our franchise clients can access most up to date cloud accounting software to record their finances.

We invest in tools so that laborious tasks such as posting expenses, invoices and uploading bank statements become simple and user friendly with mobile phone apps and automatic uploading.

New to franchising?

Read our free guide “5 things to consider before buying a franchise”


Bespoke support

Straightforward reporting

Business insights

Transparent pricing


Company Set Up

Guidance and Advice

Business plans

Help to access funding

“We want your franchise to be a success. That’s why our expert Franchise Accountants will work with you every step of the way. When you contact us, you’re likely to only ever need to speak with a handful of people, backed up by the rest of our skilled team. Why not give us a call today?”

Mark Williams, Director

Our Clients

Here are some of the fantastic franchise brands that we work with:

The support, wisdom and expertise that Mark Williams and the Horner Downey team have shown us has truly gone the extra-mile. They create amazing financial models, give valuable advice and are always geared up to support us just when we need it.

Being a BFA accredited Chartered Accountancy gives the Heavenly Desserts brand comfort in knowing our brand is in the best possible hands and we would recommend them to any franchise business.

Mohammed Imran

Director, Heavenly Desserts

Ready for Franchise Success?

Contact us today for more information or to arrange a consultation with one of our franchise accounting experts

Get in touch