Dan Archer

Dan Archer is the UK CEO and founder of Visiting Angels which is a home care provider and franchise business. 

Since launching Visiting Angels in the UK in 2017 with a 2 year pilot, Dan has been franchising his business since 2019. The Visiting Angels network has grown to 39 franchise locations across the UK including launching in Scotland and Wales. 

The business is currently the UK’s fastest growing home care business opening 1 new office per month and recruiting over 120 carers each month.  

In the past 18months Dan has featured on National TV 9 times including regular contributions to BBC News 24, Channel 5 News, Sky News and BBC Breakfast. The business model that Dan and his team have created provides a solution to the Care Industry Staffing Crisis. The unique approach of Visiting Angels has attracted substantial media exposure for the business.

Dan has over 20 years’ experience in UK franchising and has been in the care sector since 2011. His personal experience of poor quality care for his grandmother inspired him to get involved in the care sector. He has worked with some of the world’s largest international care businesses.

Dan has spoken across the UK and internationally on franchising, marketing and business development. He is a former main board director of the British Franchise Association serving for a total of 6 years as a non-exec of the UK’s self-regulating governing body for franchising.


Things Dan is qualified in: 

  • Home Care
  • Franchising
  • Marketing
  • Business Culture
  • Rapid Expansion
  • Staff Recruitment and Retention
  • Media Relations