The Managing Director of The Bardon Group is Nigel Toplis. Nigel brings some 25 years of experience in franchising to the group, is a fellow of Lancaster University, has written three books on franchising and was previously Chairman of the British Franchise Association (BFA). He is supported by a team who have over 70 years’ combined experience in franchising with a wealth of experience in their own disciplines.

The Bardon Group is a specialist franchise operator with multiple franchise brands within its portfolio. Starting life as Recognition Express over 40 years ago it has developed into a leading light of the franchise industry with a range of expertise including business to business (B2B), children’s education services and retail franchises.