£7,775.00 plus vat.
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Maplebrook Wills helps people distribute their assets according to their wishes by writing the perfect will for their circumstances and preparing other legal documents like Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs). Franchisees also help clients with related services such as funeral plans and trusts which help to protect clients assets and generate significant additional revenue for each practice.
If you have a will, your money and assets will benefit the ones you love after your death, however, nearly two-thirds of UK adults don’t have one because nobody likes to think about their own death, even though it’s sadly inevitable.
Maplebrook Wills can say with some confidence that there will always be people in the UK who need wills, so the market of potential customers will never be saturated. Since the franchise offers personal help and guidance, its wills start at £149, but writing a will is rarely the end of the business relationship with clients.
Because the team is friendly, professional and provide clients with useful information, they frequently identify other services clients might need. Those additional services include trusts, probate, LPAs and funeral plans. When franchisees help provide these extras, directly or indirectly, they can boost their income by up to 40 per cent. It’s no exaggeration to say that being a Maplebrook Wills franchisee provides you with the opportunity to generate a six-figure business.
Launched as a franchise business in 2018 by award-winning will writer, Mike Pugh, Maplebrook has attracted a team of experts in the industry. Its ‘ZEN Desk’ provides almost instantaneous support and guidance from senior will writers and STEP qualified solicitor with decades of experience, meaning franchisees need not be concerned about estate size or complexity.
Managing clients can be a full-time job, which is why franchisees use the Maplebrook EDGE to run their business. This custom-built software platform is specifically designed for estate planners – it helps capture leads, move them through the client journey, draft legal documents, and never forget a call or appointment. EDGE also handles pre and post-meeting admin functions such as terms of business, invoicing, and payments. There is nothing like the Maplebrook EDGE in the industry.
Maplebrook Wills is looking for motivated individuals who want to develop a successful business whilst also helping local people with a service everyone needs. You don’t need a legal background or any formal qualifications, but excellent written and verbal communication and a good sense of humour helps.
Existing franchisees have varying backgrounds from journalism and management to being a surgeon or teacher. People from all walks of life can succeed in the financial services industry. Wills are a product that everybody is going to need at some point in their life so it isn’t a hard sell. That being said, some sales experience and a bit of charm does help. We want professional people who would like to develop a sixfigure income as well as those who require a part time income provided they can meet the minimum turnover levels.
Maplebrook Wills has expanded rapidly over the past year. Although growing at such a fast pace, it still territories available but the good ones won’t last long. Branded territories are protected as with the licence Network model you are free to trade wherever your business takes you within England and Wales.
There are two franchise packages on offer:
The franchise fee is £7,775.00 plus vat. 25% per cent royalty fee based on turnover, or a flat rate monthly fee of £250.00 per month plus vat, whichever is the higher to ensure minimum levels of business from an awarded territory. Franchisees have access to an all-inclusive package that includes:
The fee is £2,995.00 plus VAT plus a monthly service fee of £250.00 per month plus vat. Members have access to the same initial and ongoing training, but Network members operate with their own cooperate brand and website and are supplied with white label software.
Network members also carry additional costs, such as organising their own PI cover and 100 per cent human compliance on every document they write.