Expense Reduction Analysts franchise

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Expense Reduction Analysts franchise

ERA franchisees optimise businesses!

Consulting with clients on their operational costs, working with each other to deliver savings on those costs, and then sharing this “hidden profit” 50-50 with clients on an ongoing basis.

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Expected revenue after 2 years

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About Expense Reduction Analysts

Expense Reduction Analysists Franchise Optimise

Expense Reduction Analysists Franchise Profit

Become an
ERA Business Optimiser 

and scale your own cost optimisation consultancy.

If you are a confident and credible professional, a relationship builder who is familiar with the corporate world and now wants more…

ERA offer a proven route to building your own business consultancy.

Drive efficiencies to grow
your clients’ bottom line...

...and share in this profit
year after year

Success is dependent on forging strong relationships with your clients’ C-suite. The stronger these relationships, the more areas of each business you will be invited to optimise – and the more profit you will be able to uncover and share.

Expense Reduction Analysists Franchisee Laura

Laura, Franchisee since 2021

“I’m confident that leaving my corporate role in New York to start my ERA franchise will give me the rewards, lifestyle and balance that I’m looking for. I love finding profits for my clients and my income is directly linked to my own efforts – that’s a great place to be.”

Expense Reduction Analysists Franchisee Pritesh

Pritesh, Franchisee since 2006

“I was in my late-20’s when I started. My wife joined me in the business a few years later and we are now a team of 7. We enjoy a dream work/life balance, make a great income and have that precious time for our family.”

Expense Reduction Analysists Franchisee Peter

Peter, franchisee since 2008

“I joined ERA over 10 years ago with the ambition to build a large consulting business. Today I employ more than 25 people. We’ve got ambitious targets to take our business from today’s 7-figure revenues to even higher levels.”


Choose to power your consultancy 

with the proven ERA franchise

Our proven business model presents a well-trodden path to building your own successful consultancy practice. Starting-up with ERA is a low-cost low risk way to grow your own business within a network of like-minded, driven and successful people.

You’ll collaborate on projects with your fellow ERA franchisees, both nationally and globally – utilising the diverse specialisms and expertise of each consultant to work with larger clients and drive meaningful savings.

Build a recurring monthly

income stream with typically

i c.60-70% net profit

Refined tech-stack utilising

AI to do more of the admin,

so you can focus on your clients

We keep you at the cutting edge

with the latest cost optimisation


Assemble project teams from the

network to serve global clients

across 40 countries

Recession and pandemic resilient

– businesses always want to

uncover hidden profits

Award-winning, world-class

training and support where our

success depends on yours

The dynamic and energetic leadership team are overseen by the original founder – Fred Marfleet – who started Expense Reduction Analysts back in 1992.

Driven and rewarded by franchisee success, you simply must meet them to get a feel for the inspiring warm atmosphere within the network.

Have an initial chat and then join one of the ‘Meet the Team’ sessions to learn more.


ERA stands for quality and longevity 

driving measurable results through each client’s organisation

Your target clients will be businesses with annual turnovers of £10M - £100M+. Leveraging any existing C-suite commercial relationships will see you off to a flying start with your new ERA consultancy, and the experienced support team will guide you with proven lead generation strategies.

The ERA brand provides the credibility and systems for your consultancy business to work with any scale of business.

Following the intensive initial training, our one-2-one ongoing mentoring will set you up over the first year to maximise the return from your time, energy and skills. And the support continues throughout your business journey, changing as your consultancy develops.

Grow your own multi-consultant

cost optimisation business, an asset to sell in the future

Expense Reduction Analysists Franchise Multi Consultant


We give you the

strategies and

systems to



Work from home

and benefit from

our proven lead

gen programme


Collaborate with

other franchisees

to deliver

projects together


Develop a multi-


practice to serve

more clients


When you’re

ready, realise the

value of your


The next steps offer you complete transparency

with no time pressure and your own plan of the journey ahead

The next steps offer you complete transparency with no time pressure and your own plan of the journey ahead

  1. Initial conversation with one of the UK support team
  2. Book on to a ‘Meet the Team’ event to really get a feel for the culture at ERA
  3. Complete your own business plan to fully understand the potential returns, the costs, the growth stages and how these will impact you, your lifestyle and family. Template and guidance provided – you will control the numbers you enter. When you are entirely happy with the journey laid out ahead we will progress to the setup stage, and then the excitement begins…

Expense Reduction Analysists Franchise Team

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