Pestforce franchiseYou'll be in safe hands...
Pestforce is the largest and most successful Pest control Franchise in the UK. Taking the plunge to become your own boss is both hugely exciting yet it can be quite scary. With our track record of providing industry leading franchise support, training and expertise,
Average floor space:
There’s only room for one Pestforce franchisee in each town.
If you're looking for an opportunity to earn a big income and HUGE growth potential,
then Pestforce could be for you!
- We have been established for over 20 years
- We have 50+ successful franchisees
- and over 100 vans on the road around the country.
- and thousands of happy and satisfied customers.
Why we're the best
All franchisors promise a stable market, with Pestforce, we guarantee a recession proof market. We're a low cost franchise, with an endless profit potential; this allows our franchisee to work at their own pace while earning as much as they can. We even have franchisees that reported over £20,000 of turnover in their first 3 months. Through our continuous efforts, we have been able to scoop multiple entrepreneurial, franchise and service awards.
New Franchisees will participate in our comprehensive training program tailored to teach you pest control, business and marketing. This takes the format of classroom, practical and then buddying an existing franchisee. Our aim is to get you out in your territory earning by Week 4, we then work with you on your continuous personal development.
Book your Discovery Day today!
We like to get to know you, and a great way for you to meet us is at our Discovery Days. Here’s what’ll happen:
- You’ll find out what’s involved, what’s required from you, and what we’ll do for you
- You can chat with existing franchisees and get to know what a typical day in the life of a franchisee is like
- You’ll meet Sean, Gayle and the team, and get your questions answered.
- You can see if Pestforce might be right for you
- You’ll enjoy lunch on us!
STOP PRESS – Come along to our all NEW Experience Day!!
Attend one of our official training days, learn about Rodent behaviour and get up close and personal to 500 rats.
For more information please request additional information and get booked on.
Training and support provided
New Franchisees will participate in our comprehensive training program tailored to teach you pest control, business and marketing. This takes the format of classroom, practical and then buddying an existing franchisee. You’ll have full support when out in territory from our dedicated support team which you can call on at any time.
What is included?
Here at Pestforce, we want to help generate business for you so that you get revenue in straight away!
Our marketing support consists of...
- Marketing starter pack worth over £2,000 including call answering service.
- We’ll help you generate your first £5,000 in revenue and beyond.
- Fully optimised website to help you generate enquiries. Our website receives over 180,000+ page views a year.
- Google Adwords to generate calls and leads.
- Facebook page to promote you locally.
- Week out on the road with a Pestforce franchisee to see how they do it.
- Set of templates for local marketing including leaflets and business stationary.
- Over 700 leads centrally generated leads are shared across our Franchise Network every month.
- Fully automated reviews system.
- Vehicle Livery and branded uniform so you never go unnoticed.
The ideal Pestforce franchisee
Do I need experience?
We don't require our franchisees to have previous experience in pest control or business; we believe there is no race, age, gender, or social class in our industry. If you aren't put off by insects and dead animals, are able to drive, and love the outdoors —then you're already a prime candidate.
We require a modest minimum investment of only £16,500 + VAT, then preparations can begin. Overall, we are looking for individuals with the absolute desire to succeed.
We also work with an independent Finance company who can lend up to 70% of the investment. *usual credit terms apply.
The story of Pestforce dates back to the early 1990’s – the days of Depeche Mode and Palace losing the FA Cup Final – when founder Paul Wilkinson made a living as a Game Keeper at a well-established shoot. Paul was a keen shot and had always been interested in the outdoor life, including pest control, and turned one of his life’s passions into a business.
In 2014 the business was then acquired by Paul and Sean under the forces group name, following their previous success and experience in the franchise industry. Since 2014 Paul and Sean have worked with the team and together they have set out a plan and road plan to achieve the overall business vision of making Pestforce the most successful and recognised name in Pest Control.
Paul and Sean’s experience of franchise businesses and facility management meant that they were ideally placed to take Pestforce over and take it to the next level. The team at Pestforce have over 30 years of experience and practical knowledge in managing Pest Control business.
I am already beating all expectations…
"Working with Pestforce is the best of both worlds. You work for yourself having your future in your own hands but you have the backing of head office and the wealth of knowledge from them and your fellow franchises who are all more than happy to help. A month in from my start date and I am already beating all expectations and with hard work I am starting to build up my contracts. I love being a pest controller and I now look forward to Mondays instead of dreading it. I would recommend Pestforce and it's values to anybody, joining was the best decision I could ever of made."
- Ken Iles (Pestforce Hartlepool, 2019)
I wish I did this 10 years ago...
"The training is great and the business model is paying off. Me and my son George have always been into game-keeping and we spotted an advert for Pestforce in the BASC magazine and we get in touch to enquire about a franchise. The help and advice from day 1 has been fantastic. It was a big step for us but after a month of ups and downs I can honestly say I wish I did this 10 years ago. Sean, Gayle, Phil and the rest of the team are there for you, supporting you all the way with financial, marketing and technical support. The training is great and the business model is paying off. If it continues the way it is, we will get our investment back in 6 months. If you work hard, this is a great investment and I would recommend it if you are thinking of a change of career. Give Gayle a call it could well change your life."
- Marc Vincent & George Vincent (Pestforce Northampton, 2019)
In my first 3 months my turnover has been over £20K...
"I joined PestForce in July 2016 as a result of hearing about PestForce whilst looking for a job in Pest Control.
I had been a technician for a number of years, tried running my own business, but it had never really taken off; I then met Paul and Gayle and they explained the business model and how the franchise worked. I had all the technical knowledge and I was already Level 2 qualified but lacked the know-how of how to run a successful pest control business, do the website and marketing and get the work in. In my first 3 months my turnover has been over £20K which is higher than I could have ever anticipated. The support I’ve had from head office and the network has been great. The on-boarding was seamless and I’m excited about what the future holds."
- Gary O' Connor (Pestforce North London, June 2017)
“The training was intense, informative and gave me all the knowledge I needed to start up my Pestforce franchise. When it all finished I was excited to start in my area. By no means was I left to fend for myself. I cannot thank everyone at head office enough for always being at the end of the phone to continually support me during my first few weeks of starting up. I look forward to what my future with Pestforce holds. I truly changed my life around.”
- Werner Starbuck (Pestforce Cardiff, July 2017)
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