The news that the UK economy continued to decline in Q3 of 2009 came as a blow to everyone who was putting their trust in the expert commentators predicting a return to positive growth. But while UK businesses are fighting what has now become the longest UK recession in recorded history, the...
Complete Entertainment eXchange (CeX) is a retail brand with great growth potential and is on the look out for enthusiastic franchise owners with a passion for gadgets and entertainment goods to continue its UK expansion
"We felt a buzz of excitement as we walked through the doors of a CeX store because we are passionate about the product lines."
Franchising offers a great way to become your own boss and own a business, while still retaining an association with a head office organisation that can provide the training, support and national presence that solo startups have to cope without. Stuart Anderson provides 10 tips for maximising your success with a franchise
For over 12 years Cannelle has offered Oxfordshire and Henley-on-Thames the best in French beauty therapy. Now Cannelle is embarking upon a professionally-designed national franchise development programme and is looking for determined, enthusiastic business builders to establish French-style beauty...
Professional oven cleaning is no longer a luxury, with increasing numbers of households refusing to do without it. Julian Minwalla, Chief Executive of Ovenclean, reflects on the sector
The winner of this year's Franchisee of the Year Gold Award Sandra Redmond reveals the reasons behind her success and her future business plans
Franchising can be the perfect option for people wanting to change their career direction
A former factory worker who used his redundancy payment to start a new business and a new life - Mark Thompson has had his achievements recognised by his franchisor
Taking over a Safeclean territory and driving it to set new records is setting Paul Lewis on the road to business success...for the second time
New Cash Generator franchise owner Richard Clucas has not been trading for long but already has plans to own a number of stores
Fed up of working long hours as a Field Sales Manager, Marcia Knightbridge, decided to become her own boss by operating her own Well Polished franchise and has not looked back
"I opened in Aberdeen in January 2009. I was positive but I would be lying if I didn't say I was nervous. The training gave me the confidence that I could do the job properly and professionally. It also gave me the personal comfort that I would be supported if I needed to be.
The ultimate shopping experience - with ambient music, hundreds of exclusive beauty brands, tester bars and full-service salon - is heading for the UK
Dietcare is looking for franchise owners to continue its nationwide expansion and help curb obesity in the UK
With pest populations soaring, NBC Bird & Pest Solutions is seeking to expand its franchise network to service the vital pest control market
London House franchise owner John Whitewood is enjoying the freedom of running his own business
Constantly busy thanks to word of mouth recommendations from happy customers, Martin Hughes has still found time to give something back to his network as a Business Developer
As the housing market shows signs of recovery, many Bairstow Eves franchise owners are expanding in preparation for an uplift in sales. In anticipation of this Colin and Gemma Anderson have opened their second office
Three years on from the launch of its franchise opportunity, Bluebird Care has 62 franchised offices operating nationwide. To celebrate its growth the company presented its first franchise owner, Sue Milakovic, with a bouquet as she reflected on the networks outstanding achievements
In two and a half years of owning his own Autosheen business, Phil Baggaley has never lost a customer
With four more franchise owners joining the network, FiltaFry Plus is expanding strongly thanks to its cost saving, repeat business service
Caremark provides its franchise owners with its 'golden key', which has enabled the franchise network to reach a half century of offices nationwide in just three years
With a £250,000 turnover in his sights, David Baxendale is ambitious in building his business while taking extra satisfaction from the flexibility his business affords
Father and daughter franchise owners Guy and Sarah Morgan have been trading for less than a year but their Dublcheck business is growing rapidly
With over 30 years of success, experience and knowledge, established family business CleanMy looks to franchising to expand its operation nationally
Tremendous enthusiasm for their product characterises Auntie Anne's head office team, its franchise owners and its customers
Five years ago Granthan Speake attended an exhibition looking for a franchise. This year he returned to tell visitors about his success with Ovenclean
Bringing extensive international experience of a specialised sector that performs well in all economic conditions to development of its UK franchise, Washroom Resolutions is offering an exciting new opportunity with the promise of real growth potential
First time business owners Stuart and Lisa Boyers are finding that running their etyres franchise is providing them with the flexibility they were seeking
etyres supplies and fits brand named tyres up to 40 per cent cheaper than the high street depots such as Kwik Fit and ATS. It is a mobile service, which appeals to everyone whether they need their tyres fitting at work or on their driveway at home.
A new breed of weatherproof, mould proof and warp proof fencing has arrived in the UK from Australia and it has already made a name for itself in the outside design market
Established over 15 years, ChipsAway is the original and best performing automotive services franchise of its kind in the UK. ChipsAway specialists provide top quality SMART (Small to Medium Area Repair Technology) repairs to minor car paintwork damage, quickly, conveniently and competitively.
"One scoop of Baskin-Robbins ice cream, while on a family holiday to America, was all it took to awaken my entrepreneurial side. It was the best ice cream I had ever had - and with over 31 varieties to choose from there was something for everyone so I could see it being a success. I was impressed...