PC Pal is a UK-based IT franchise opportunity. This article provides a quick introduction to the franchise, to help you consider whether it might be the right business for you.
PC Pal offers IT support services to home users and small businesses in the UK. PC Pal engineers perform on-site services and arrive on client sites in branded vehicles. The engineers charge for their time on a simple hourly pay-as-you-go basis.
PC Pal offers franchisees the chance to set up in business providing IT support, using its existing high-profile branding. The company highlights the fact that it trains its franchisees to deliver services to a proven business model for which there is high demand.
The Costs and Requirements
Setting up as a PC Pal franchisee costs £19,999 plus VAT. The company’s detailed training program puts technicians through Microsoft and CompTIA courses, and as such, they state that those wishing to begin a franchise need only basic computer skills. PC Pal state that new franchisees can expect to turn over around £40,000 of business in their first year.
Further details can be found here.
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