July 22, 2010 // Franchising.com // ATHENS, Ga. – Padgett Business Services® has been named as a Best for Vets Franchise by Military Times Edge, the leading publication for providing vital information and expert guidance for post-military careers and education. "It is an honor to be ranked as a top franchise for military veterans," said President Roger Harris. "Our company was founded more than 40 years ago to help small business owners succeed and we are fortunate to have 42 military veterans currently operating successful businesses within the Padgett system."
"Now more than ever, military vets are in need of business ownership and quality employment opportunities," added Harris.
The Edge Best for Vets distinction recognizes companies that exhibit quality professional business practices, stable growth and a commitment to providing business opportunities to America's military veterans.
"After all they have done for us, it is nice to know that we can give them a chance to have a prosperous career after the military," said Harris.
In addition to the Edge Best for Vets recognitions, Padgett has been ranked on the 2010 list of Military Friendly Franchises by G.I. Jobs, as a top small business accounting firm by Accounting Today, Entrepreneur, Success, and Income Opportunities magazines. The company has also ranked in Franchise Business Review's Franchise 50 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards.
For over 40 years, Padgett Business Services® has catered to the individual needs of small business owners through a network of 400 local owner-operated offices. By way of personal relationships and efficient service, Padgett provides "peace of mind" to its clients by helping them focus on operating their businesses more successfully. Padgett offers business advice and consultation, tax consultation and preparation, government reporting compliance, financial reporting, complete payroll services, and other services important to small businesses.