Fit4less offers you one of the most comprehensive franchise support packages you will find anywhere in the UK

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Support starts from the moment you become a Fit4less franchisee. Our corporate aim is simply to help you be as successful as possible in managing your own Fit4less gym and we’ll work with you through every step of the process to ensure you and your new gym has the best possible chance of success.

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Advice and support from expert operators with a proven track record of success is a key element in the Fit4less franchise support package. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide the help, guidance and assistance to create successful new business owners and successful new gyms. That’s what we do every day.

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From your initial welcome meeting, to site selection, through to the launch of your Fit4less gym and beyond, here is how you are supported through every step of the énterprise process:


Franchisee
welcome meeting


Welcome to the Fit4less and énergie family! Once you become a franchisee we’ll schedule your ‘Franchise Welcome Meeting’.
This is where you will sit down with our team to outline the strategy and discuss the next steps to work towards the opening of your club.




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Exclusive territory


Each Fit4less franchise has a territory which is agreed on a first come, first served basis.
*Subject to availability you will be able to choose a search territory in which your club will be based. Once your club is located an exclusive protected territory will be created.

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énergie basic management course

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The énergie basic management course (EBMC) is a 5 day training course that covers every aspect of running your Fit4less franchise business and is the perfect induction to life as a Fit4less franchisee.

Throughout the training you will have access to the énergie support team, with the opportunity to get as much business building information as you need.

 


Site selection

The selection of the right site for your club is crucial. Using sophisticated territory mapping software and specific demographic information our dedicated property team are able to ensure that you secure the best possible premises. This will include lease negotiation and all the planning and project management of the refurbishment and fit out of the club.

 

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Business planning
and finance

We work with you to produce your business plan and forecasts to help you into profitability. énergie has forged strong partnerships with major banks, helping franchise owners to raise funding.

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énergie training academy

The énergie training academy will provide all the initial and on-going training to assist you with the smooth operation of your club. With a wealth of training courses covering every aspect of running your business there’s plenty of scope for both your own and your team’s personal and professional development.

In addition, our online courses provide easy access to training and reduce the need for your team to leave the club.

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Club launch programme

A key benefit in the Fit4less support package is our proven club launch process, otherwise known as pre-sales. Our club launch team will help lay the foundations for a stunning entrance to the market. It’s a process that has been proven to deliver hundreds and in some cases thousands of new members during the pre-sales period before a club has officially opened their doors.  


Powerful National
& Local Marketing Campaigns

As a Fit4less franchisee you’ll be supported by powerful national campaigns that regularly featuring in major publications. Check out our Daily Star advert below.

In addition, you’ll have access to a brand new, fresh marketing campaign every two months, allowing you to harness the power of a multi-channel marketing campaign using both offline and online materials that demand attention and deliver results. Our Marketing campaigns are designed by leading agencies and can be personalised to your local demographic through the online marketing suite.
Moreover, our highly effective local and national PR is enhanced by embracing social media opportunities.

Cutting edge consumer website

 

Rest assured that your online presence will be one of  the most dominant in your local market. Our cutting edge consumer websites will provide your prospects with an unrivalled virtual experience of your Fit4less gym, which can lead to a high conversion rate from website visitors to new gym members.

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Innovative Business
Management Technology

Fit4less and énergie have always believed in the power of technology and innovation to drive business forward. Our revolutionary business management software gives you the ability to manage every aspect of your business from one simple online system. The élan hub is the one-stop location for all your essential business information, wherever and whenever you need it, all at the touch of a button. Log in to see upcoming training dates, book courses, view the performance statistics in real time for both your club and the network. You can also read the latest news from the énergie network and the fitness industry. A Facebook style image gallery displays all the pictures from the latest énergie events creating a real online community feel.

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Full membership management solution

An industry leading membership software solution provides a system and service that embraces every possible interaction with potential, new, existing and past members. This cutting-edge technology allows you to communicate with your members effectively.

In addition, the system features a turnkey Direct Debit system streamlined to ensure that monthly collection is seamless, providing enhanced control and improved cash flow.

It also includes an automated debt collection service that offers our franchise owners the security that this element of their business is under control.


Essential networking opportunities

Held four times a year, the Quarterly Development Meetings bring the Fit4less and énergie network together, presenting the perfect opportunity to share success, best practice and feedback with your fellow franchisees and the énergie Head Office team. The Quarterly Development Meeting is the place to get up to speed with the latest information, key training and latest products to enhance your business. Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to discuss whatever you need with the énergie team and meet face-to-face with suppliers.

The annual évolution conference and gala dinner is the highlight of the énergie calendar, a day of motivation, inspiration and celebration. Click here to see what happens when the network comes together for this spectacular event.

Industry leading operational systems


The Fit4less and énergie team have developed one of the most advanced turnkey franchise operating systems available in the sector.
The simple, effective and easy to follow systems, ensure that your business has the potential to perform to its maximum level.

Network performance benchmarking measures your performance against the franchise key performance indicators and other clubs in the network. This provides you with a strategic insight into the performance of your club and the information that enables your club to perform at its highest level. 

 

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énergie help desk & Dedicated brand manager

The dedicated énergie help desk means that you are only ever a phone call away from the support you require. Additional day-to-day support on the strategy and operational aspects of your business is provided by your Fit4less brand manager.

Please note: Fees are payable for selected services and items listed.