Shweta Jhajharia Finalist for the Prestigious Bfa Awards

The British Franchise Association announces its finalists for the Female Franchisee of the Year.

London, United Kingdom, August 03, 2013 --( The British Franchise Association (bfa) has announced the finalists for the 2013 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards, supported by Express Newspapers.

This year has seen an impressively high quality of applicants. The finalists reflect the high standards found in ethical franchising in the UK. They have demonstrated exceptional business practice, acting as outstanding ambassadors for their sectors, areas of expertise and for the specific award categories.

One of the four finalists for the Female Franchisee of the Year award is Shweta Jhajharia, ActionCOACH UK’s top business coach. This award is for the UK’s most accomplished female franchisee business owners that have been recognised for their drive and commitment to achieving fantastic results through best business practice and passion for their brand.

Cathryn Hayes, Head of Franchising, HSBC, said “This year’s finalists are exceptional, demonstrating how fantastic business success can develop from aligning their passion and enthusiasm with the support franchising brings. Our finalists this year are great role models.”

Shweta Jhajharia said: “I am delighted to be the finalist for this award, which provides another platform to recognise the participation, development and achievements of women in the business world.”

About The British Franchise Association (bfa): The bfa is the voluntary self regulating governing body for franchising formed in 1977 by the major franchising organisations looking to accredit and promote those franchise systems that meet the strict ethical and business criteria of a good franchise.

About ActionCOACH: ActionCOACH is the world’s number one business coaching and executive coaching firm, with more than 1,000 offices in 26 countries. Shweta Jhajharia is partner and principal coach in the London franchise of ActionCOACH. To learn more, go to
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