The financial services sector is a large contributor to the UK economy. This thriving sector houses a number of well-known accounting franchises and financial franchise opportunities. Accountancy franchises in this sector are often referred to as white collar franchises, which specialise in the supply of accounting, taxation and associated services to businesses and individuals. A number of these financial franchise opportunities will include bookkeeping franchises. Typical services provided to clients are bookkeeping, personal tax returns, VAT returns, monthly management accounts, annual accounts, etc.