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To assist with its continued UK expansion, Choice Hotels Europe has appointed Simon Bullough as Franchise Development Manager.
Hygeine and cleaning specialists, Chemex, has appointed Michael Graham as its new Managing Director. With over 20 years of experience working with established franchised companies such as Safeclean, Furniture Pro in the USA and Pitman Training, Graham is well equipped to successfully continue...
By choosing a Northwood franchise you benefit from a proven business model with a twenty years success, a unique selling proposition, supported by a great team and of course a growing UK property market.
Armum Jahromi told The Franchise Magazine how the dedication of the company’s franchise team alleviated the stresses of becoming your own boss and owning your own business for the first time.
Despite the growing uncertainty of the Government’s spending cuts and the forecast of a potential double dip recession, CleanMy is proof that some industries can still flourish in the hardest of economic climates.
One of the UK’s leading domestic cleaning franchises, MOLLY MAID will be exhibiting at the National Franchise Exhibition, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC on the 1st and 2nd of October, where bfa Franchisee of the Year winner, Sandra Redmond (pictured) will be on hand for question and answer...
It is very different to being a successful business owner and being a successful franchisor. A successful franchisor will be in charge of a thriving franchise network made up of hard working and committed franchise owners. To do this the franchisor will need to ensure the franchise owner has the...
DreamWorks Animation SKG and McDonald's Corporation have announced a two-year worldwide marketing and promotional relationship.
McDonald's has been granted official awarding status that will allow it to develop and award its own nationally recognised qualifications.
"Yes, it all sounds fine, but how do I get the business?"This is a familiar cry from potential franchisees. Many have never sold a service or product before - there has always been someone to do that for them in their company!
Cost and purchase management company Auditel is celebrating its 10th year of franchising.
Auditel has re-branded its cost and purchase management franchise to better reflect its core values and beliefs and to take advantage of the growing awareness of global environment issues within its target marketplace.
Cost and purchase management franchise Auditel has raised over £2,000 for The Prostate Cancer Charity through a charity raffle and auction held at its Annual National Conference. Auditel decided to fundraise for The Prostate Cancer Charity in memory of Tim Rix, a former member of the Auditel network, who died of prostate cancer last year.
Auditel is expecting to see a greater demand for its services due to the current economic climate. The home-based executive franchise specialises in helping organisations of every size achieve control over their business costs and its franchisees are earning six-figure annual salaries, with some exceeding £200,000 a year.
Professional cost and purchase management consultancy Auditel is on the look out for new franchisees to help the company deal with the soar in demand for its services. Auditel's recent Total Cost of Purchase White Paper spells out that: 'businesses nationwide are spending far more on their business services than they need to.'
Franchised cost and purchase management consultancy network Auditel has announced the success of its Auditel Academy initiative after its first year...
Working as a Sales Director for a housing company I was living the corporate lifestyle, but it wasn't for me and I wanted to build something for myself. I began looking into franchising and I came across the ChipsAway franchise opportunity while reading The Franchise Magazine.
ChipsAway is a great business, with a great brand name and offering a great franchise package.
International franchise ChipsAway has launched its first outlet in Jersey. Former paramedic Alan Hanton (pictured) opened the Jersey ChipsAway franchise and provides a quick, professional vehicle paintwork repairs service for residents on the island.
ChipsAway International, the SMART (Small and Medium Area Repair Technology) repair specialist, has celebrated in style presenting a bouquet and a bottle of bubbly to its five millionth customer Kay Wellings, who had her damaged paintwork repaired by Lichfield franchisee Ian Byrne.
The ChipsAway management team has just completed its repurchase of the ChipsAway franchise group from Myhome International, which bought the brand in 2007.
Roger Wild and Steve Bignell, respectively Executive Chairman and Managing Director of ChipsAway group, have declared that it's 'business as usual' for ChipsAway and it sister franchise companies PCC (Professional Car Cleaning) and Autosheen, despite the recent demise of Myhome International.
As an experienced businessman with a long-standing involvement in franchising, Chris Bury of Lancashire knew that ChipsAway would prove a worthy investment.
The AA has nominated SMART repair specialist ChipsAway International as the organisation's sole recommended supplier of SMART repairs to its five million plus members. According to MD Steve Bignell, this agreement represents a major marketing coup for ChipsAway, bringing substantial new business opportunities to franchisees.
SMART (Small & Medium Area Repair Technology) repair specialist ChipsAway International has won the award for Most Creative Exhibition Stand in the inaugural Franchise Marketing Awards.
SMART repair franchise ChipsAway International has announced a record number of new franchisees opening across the country. Some of the latest franchisees to join the rapidly expanding network, who launched their respective new businesses over successive weekends, between them reported enquiries worth almost £64,000, with an average of 60 per cent of all estimates written converted into...
C.C. Houlston (Franchising) Ltd the master licensee for the successful Mr Electric UK operation, has announced the acquisition of Aire Serv UK for an undisclosed sum.
Sister franchise companies Mr.Electric and Aire Serv have received a health and safety accreditation from SAFEcontractor. The companies chose to apply for the accreditation to help promote and secure uniformity across the business and throughout the wider service industry.
Mr Electric, Britain's largest electrical contracting service has continued to strengthen its presence in the UK by launching two new franchisees in Glasgow Central and Swindon.
Mr.Electric has reported a 30 per cent increase in the number of new franchises it is supporting compared to last year's figures in the same period.
Mr Electric, the UK's largest electrical contracting service has arrived at the home of the 2012 Olympic Games courtesy of Jack Savas in the London East area.
When Andy Evans, owner of the Mr Electric Newcastle franchise, applied to become an engineer in the RAF, he thought he would have many years ahead of him serving his country, however following a car accident five years ago and a serious back injury, he was forced to take his leave from the RAF and recuperate.
Lawn care franchise Greensleeves has been bought out by a new management team and is looking for prospective franchisees to help with its UK expansion plans. Priority locations are sited in the Midlands through to the Home Counties.
Select Appointments, an office staff recruitment franchise, has recruited its latest franchisee to own and operate its Swindon office. Becky Harker has spent eight years working through the ranks from Consultant to Business Manager of Select's Swindon office, before she was offered the opportunity to acquire the franchise and jumped at the chance.
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Choice Hotels Europe has appointed James O'Brien as new Franchise Sales Director for the UK. With the necessary experience and specialist knowledge of the franchise and training industries in the UK, James' role will be to introduce new franchise partners to the Choice Hotels Europe system and to help existing franchise partners expand their hotel portfolio.
Aire Serv, which provides heating, air conditioning and refrigeration services to the domestic and commercial market, has expanded into the North West.
Aire Serv, which provides heating, air conditioning and refrigeration services to the domestic and commercial market, has expanded into the North West. Owned by franchisee Derek Tierney Aire Serv North West is based in Warrington and will serve the Warrington, Widnes, Runcorn and St. Helens areas.
Air conditioning service franchise Aire Serv franchisee for the Gatwick area is reporting business success.
His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent visited Wiltshire Farm Foods in Trowbridge to honour the company (as part of apetito ltd) winning the 2005 Queen's Award for Enterprise - the UK's most prestigious business award.
Following the creation of new franchise opportunities in the North East, Wiltshire Farm Foods is poised for further expansion, reveals Rachel Spaul
We were looking to diversify our homecare and hot meal delivery business and the Wiltshire Farm Foods frozen food delivery franchise mirrors our existing business. It operates in a niche market, we like the products and we already have the skills and the resources.
Wiltshire Farm Foods, the UK's leading frozen ready meals delivery franchise, has seven new franchises with existing customers available in the North East. Following retirement and restructuring in North East England, the company has split the area into seven manageable territories covering Leeds, Harrogate, Middlesbrough, Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Northumberland/Scottish...
Children's sports coaching company Premier Sport provided visitors to the recent British & International Franchise Exhibition in London with an opportunity to meet with Olympic medal winners, Duncan Goodhew MBE (pictured (R)'with Premier Sport Franchise Development Director Jonathan Mills) and Wendy Sly.
A new business-to-business franchise opportunity has been launched targeting 'white collar' individuals who want a business that is 'quick to establish, with minimal overheads and excellent profit potential'. Cargocall is an International Freight Forwarding company that has been established for 10...