Welcome to Octobers DNS Accountants Franchise Newsletter. This month we announce yet another membership of a franchise awarding body, introduce you to our franchisee Steve Powell based in Wigan and are pleased to be able to share with you our new franchise prospectus, full of lots of information to support you on the initial steps to finding out more about our opportunity.

We are now members of the AFA!

We are pleased to announce adding to our QFA award last month we have now been awarded full membership of the AFA (Approved franchise Association).

This now means we have been two awarding bodies giving us their seal of approval as ethical franchisors by us agreeing to their code of conduct.


DNS Accountant have developed a clear model for providing those who join their network a path to success. We have been happy with the documentation provided by them and wish them the very best going forward. Sharing the knowledge of head office will hopefully allow many individuals the ability to run their own successful businesses with the support of DNS Accounts.

- Sarch Canny - Operations Director AFA

Meet Steve Powell- Franchise Partner, Wigan

Steve Powell

Steve Powell is manager of DNS’s Wigan branch. He is a highly qualified and motivated management accountant with 30 years’ experience. Steve joined DNS Accountants Franchise in 2015 and has gown his business from strength to strength.

Qualifying as an accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Steve is a member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is currently studying with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Skilled and passionate about what he does, before joining DNS, Steve worked for around 15 years as an accountant in industry, predominantly in manufacturing but also in the charity sector, for a logistics firm, and in the so-called fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. Steve added to his accountancy qualifications and experience by running his own manufacturing business for three years and providing services as a Business Advisor for Business Link. This background has furnished Steve with all the attributes and experience to manage the highly successful Wigan branch of DNS Accountants.