Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
2013 proved to be another fantastic year for Harrogate based ventilation manufacturer and leading franchisor EnviroVent and 2014 is already shaping up to be even better!
After a record number of entries and an extremely competitive judging process, 20 finalists have been named for the bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards 2014, supported by Express Newspapers.
Screen Rescue, the UK’s dedicated Commercial Windscreen Repairs franchise is riding high as franchisor Jaime Hilario is on track to smash his two year turnover target of £100k.
National tax and accountancy franchise TaxAssist Accountants recognised a year of significant success at its national conference, held at Celtic Manor Hotel in South Wales on March 29.
One of the UK’s leading pizza franchises, Papa John’s, has announced the opening of its new store in Harrogate.
Canadian fast food chain Pita Pit is to open its second outlet in the Leeds next month, creating 10 new jobs.
French kitchen manufacturer Mobalpa has reported a positive first year of trading for its pilot franchise showroom in the UK.
Saks was founded in 1974 as one salon in the north east of England. Over the last four decades this forward-thinking company has gone from strength-to-strength, always moving with the times to emerge as the award-winning international hair and beauty salon group and top training provider that it is today.
Home Instead Senior Care are delighted to have won Best PR Campaign for their Family Dementia Workshops in the much coveted Franchise Marketing Awards.
Award winning pre-school music franchise, Monkey Music, is 21 years old this year so, at the organisation’s recent Annual Franchise Conference, there were special birthday celebrations to thank its national 52 franchises for another truly inspiring and record breaking year.
EWIF has announced the finalists for the 2014 NatWest EWIF Awards. The awards recognise the efforts and achievements of women in the UK franchising industry.
Century 21 Uk, the estate and lettings agency franchisor and part of the world’s largest residential estate agency group, has announced it will be exhibiting at this year’s Thames Valley Franchise Show.
With 15 UK-wide territories already established and running by franchisees, A-Star Sports is judged as one of the fastest-growing franchises and aims to secure 24 franchisees by the end of 2014.
Ray Anderson joined the Auditel Cost Management Franchise last month. Prior to this, he had held senior operational management roles for the police, Serious and Organised Crime Agency and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Smith & Henderson, a leading bfa affiliate franchise consultancy, recently celebrated its three year anniversary by organising a best practice forum with a leading group of franchisors.
Mike Lewis, Group Executive Chef, at YO! Sushi has won the award for ‘Best Menu Innovation’ at the inaugural Farm Frites Development Chef Awards.
Century 21 UK, the estate and letting agency franchisor and part of the world’s largest residential estate agency organisation, has opened its latest office in London Road, Isleworth, part of the London Borough of Hounslow.
National home care franchise, Caremark has appointed a new regional support manager, Monique Laurens, for the South an Eastern region of its franchised network.
French kitchen manufacturer Mobalpa has appointed an external PR team to help drive awareness of its kitchen ranges and franchise concept in the UK.
From day one, Andy could see the enormous potential that exists in the retail mobility sector.
Dream Doors has won ‘Best Online Marketing Campaign’ in this year’s Franchise Marketing Awards (FMAs). Dream Doors were shortlisted in three categories; this is the seventh trophy the kitchen makeovers have won in the last eight years.
Yorkshire based training provider, Pitman Training is showcasing further growth, expanding its International presence by opening its first centre in Spain, Barcelona this month.
Ableworld, the UK’s leading mobility retailer are proud to announce the opening of its latest Franchise in Gloucester!
Home Instead Senior Care has won the double at this years prestigious Laing & Buisson Independent Specialist Care Awards, collecting both the Entrepreneur of the Year and the Early Intervention and Prevention awards.
As part of their worldwide master-franchising programme of growth, Zine have secured their first international contract, with a Master Franchise joining Zine from Dubai to cover all work in the United Arab Emirates.
The British Franchise Association (bfa) has announced that the 25th annual HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards, supported by Express Newspapers is open to applicants and will include new, dynamic categories to better recognise extraordinary achievements in the UK franchise industry. Celebrating...
Territory mapping supremo, Atlas Mapping, has recently released its findings on the wealthiest areas of the UK – unsurprisingly London and the surrounding areas proved to be the most affluent, with large barren spots in Wales, East Anglia and areas of Scotland. The distribution of wealth in...
Franchise Development Services (FDS) has announced Lebanon is braced for a franchise revolution. This news comes as Managing Director, Roy Seaman, delivered a franchise seminar in Beirut to a large audience, which included the Lebanese Minister for Industry and an impressive contingent of...
The National Franchise Exhibition took place at Birmingham’s NEC in February and was well-attended by a strong crowd of investors looking for their next business venture. High-profile exhibitors at the event included McDonald’s, NatWest, Revive! and many more intriguing opportunities....
Ventilation specialists and franchisor EnviroVent has reached the finals of this year’s H&V News Awards with its latest innovation, the Filterless Infinity Extract Fan, making the shortlist in two categories, the Domestic Product of the Year and Air Movement Product of the Year.
Papa John’s, has has become the official pizza partner of Newcastle United for the rest of the season. To launch the partnership, Papa John’s has created an exclusive offer for Newcastle fans to get half price pizzas every time Newcastle scores twice in a match.
Pitman Training Group is celebrating a great start to the New Year, having been listed for the second year running in the ‘UK Business Superbrands 2014’ category for executive education, training and development, alongside brand leaders Apple, Google, Visa and BA.
Already celebrating its thirtieth year in business, leading franchisor, Driver Hire, now has another reason to celebrate. It’s one of nine finalists in the , ‘Best Temporary Recruitment Agency’ category, of the ‘Recruiter’ magazine ‘Awards for Excellence’.
Churchill’s has opened a franchise development store in Stansted to showcase its modern, contemporary fish and chips brand and to provide franchise owners with an unrivalled training experience in a successful, busy store.
Edinburgh-based cleaning franchise, Home Sweet Home Cleaning Services, has grown steadlily since 2004 to the point where its franchise network is set to expand further throughout Scotland.
Scotland-based Ten Live, a global recruitment and resource management group, has announced it is to launch Ten Live franchising across the country.
Revive!, the multi-award winning car repair franchise is looking North to Scotland for its next expansion plans. It is looking for commercially minded people to become part of this growing business.
A new survey from the Bank of Scotland has indicated that economic growth in Scotland has regained momentum after easing off a the end of 2013, which means franchises in the country are well placed to flourish.
The Jim’s Mowing franchise opportunity allows franchise owners to get back to nature and work outdoors as their own boss. The business has just enjoyed one of its busiest years, yet in 2013 and all 27 existing UK franchise owners are set to carry this momentum forward over the next 12 months.
Environmental alterations have enabled thermal imaging businesses to thrive, hence the development of the IRT Surveys opportunity. Franchise owners wishing to invest will receive building services, energy assessments and much more.
Global chain Cartridge World has announced a recruitment campaign to attract new franchisees to expand its network across the North East of England.
Driver Hire Southampton has announced a change in ownership after Greg Walter (pictured) purchased the business from long-standing franchise owner, Ivan Carter, who has successfully run the business for two decades.
EggFree Cakebox, the speciality cake supplier, has announced it is set to open its 30th franchised store in March this year, after five years of immaculate growth.
Domiciliary care franchise, Right at Home UK, is looking to extend its globally recognised brand into Scotland and Northern Ireland and is welcoming enquiries from interested investors looking to become franchise owners of a growing and exciting business.
Franchise industry leaders have announced that franchising will come to unprecedented fruition in Scotland in 2014 after it was announced earlier this year that franchises had failed to make progress over the past 12 months.
B-spokes, the quirky rickshaw and tricycle advertising chain is appealing to investors to join its growing network. The Edinburgh based business is one of a few leading providers of bicycle advertising and has worked with companies Virgin, Fat Face, Stagecoach and many more.