We currently have a freeze on recruiting any new franchisees, but we will review this situation in March 2013 and update this website accordingly.What does the recruitment process involve?
Our process is designed to ensure that all new franchisees who join Domino’s have a very clear understanding of the financial investment they are making along with the potential risks and rewards. Once we meet, we will share a great deal of information with you and also allow you to speak to as many of our existing franchisees as you like.
We are also keen that you understand the lifestyle and hard work it takes to succeed in Domino’s and you will be expected to spend at least a week in store, experiencing everything from making Pizza, working with the team and delivering Pizza to our customers. You will get a real sense of the hustle and bustle of a busy Domino’s.
A number of senior people from the company and our Operations department will be keen to meet with you and they will decide whether or not you qualify to attend our Franchise Training programme.
While our franchisees come from a wide variety of backgrounds, such as the legal profession, I.T. and the hospitality sector, only the highest calibre, most determined hard working candidates will graduate as qualified Franchisees.
If I live outside of the UK & Ireland, can I still apply to become a Domino’s franchisee?
In order to progress to initial interview stage, Domino’s insist on the following:
The applicant must be the holder of a valid UK or Irish Passport, be part of the EU or have indefinite leave to remain within the UK or Ireland.
What is the total investment required to open a new Domino’s store?
The full approximate cost of a store is £280,000 - exclusive of VAT of which £150,000 must be liquid funds. The price is based on the average cost of a new store build in 2010.
How do I purchase a trading store?
Once you have submitted a completed application form and supporting documentation, you will be contacted by a member of the Franchising Team who will arrange for you to meet with our Franchise Sales Manager. At this meeting you will be required to sign a copy of our Confidentiality Agreement after which we will be more than happy to provide you with specific details of the trading store opportunities.
Am I able to purchase more than one store?
Normally, a new franchisee is permitted to open a second store 6-12 months after opening the first store. This is subject to the franchisee maintaining high operational standards in order to become eligible to expand to multiple stores.
Do I require any training?
Yes. Each new franchisee will be required to attend an 18 day Franchise Development Programme which is held at our Training & Development Centre, Milton Keynes. The programme incorporates both classroom and practical training sessions in order to meet the requirement of becoming an approved Domino’s Franchisee.
What is the length of term of the Franchise Agreement and is there an additional charge for renewal?
The initial agreement is for a period 10 years and is renewable at no additional charge.
Yes. Domino’s will assist you in selling your store to an approved franchisee. Many of our franchisees have made a significant Capital Gain when selling a store.
How many staff members are employed in an average store?
An average Domino’s store creates around 30 new jobs, both full time and part time positions.How am I able to raise the remainder of the funding for the store?
Domino’s will introduce you to the main UK banks who should be able to offer a funding scheme that suits your individual needs. We have an excellent relationship with all of the leading financial institutions, who consider Domino’s to be one of the very best Franchising Companies to do business with. Over the years they have been extremely supportive of both our new and existing franchisees.
Domino’s have a list of the new store opportunities available under the Immediate Opportunities section of the websiteCan I use my own property and what are the requirements?
Yes. The requirements for using your own property can be obtained by contacting email@example.com
How long does the recruitment process take?
From the moment we receive your application form to the day you sell your first Pizza, usually takes between 3 to 6 months.