Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
Leading specialist recruitment franchisor, Driver Hire, has been nationally recognised at the prestigious 2015 bfa HSBC ‘Franchisor of the Year’ Awards, collecting this year’s Silver Award. An award winner in 2006 and 2012, Driver Hire has been a bfa finalist in nine out of the last 10 years.
When logistics recruitment colleagues Dave Brigdale and Krista Flanagan decided to start a business together, as with most new ventures they thought it would take a while before things started to take off – especially as they launched just a few weeks before Christmas last year.
Ashton KCJ Solicitors is delighted to announce a number of new Associate appointments from within the firm.
Auditel, the UK and Ireland’s largest independent cost management consultancy have just hosted their 15th Supplier Exhibition at the Trent Vineyard Conference Centre, Nottingham.
Take a look around, irrespective of the economic situation it is always necessary to clean, or to employ someone to do it. This fact makes the cleaning industry a great opportunity for entrepreneurs of all levels.
Since their foundation in 2011 the Coffee-Bike has been one of Germany´s fastest growing franchise systems with over 90 franchise partners.
Europe’s first disinfection and decontamination franchise, Sanondaf, has been voted Best New Business at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards.
TaxAssist Accountants, former winner in 2010 of arguably the most important franchising award available, is proud to reveal that it has again gone through as a finalist. Karl Sandall, CEO of the tax and accountancy franchise, comments “We are always tremendously honoured to be recognised by senior figures in the franchising industry and it is testament to our hard work and commitment we put in to running our franchise network, together with the utmost respect we give to our franchisees.
Our vision - "to build an enduring reputation as the U.K's most trusted oven cleaning company in the eyes of our Franchisees, their customers and our trading partners"
Phil Bateman is launching his own Oven Cleaning Business as part of the Oven Wizards Franchise. Bateman has lived and worked in Southern area of Hampshire and West Sussex all of his life, and, as he knows the area really well, he believes there will be a strong demand for his services.
Bluebird Care, with more than 200 offices across the UK and part of the $900m Caring Brands International global family of homecare brands, and one of the leading providers of homecare and support, has announced the appointment of Duncan Berry to the post of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
The Ovenclean network are enjoying record-breaking levels of demand for their services across the country, as a direct result of the extensive national TV advertising campaign, which kicked off for the first time in February this year.
Fatburger, famous for juicy, made-to-order burgers, and sister restaurant Buffalo’s Express, known for delicious wings in a variety of sauces, are opening their first co-branded location in London, in May 2015. The all-American brands have experienced rapid international expansion, with more than 300 stores in development in 32 countries.
Once again, a YouGov poll has confirmed that the brand best known by the British motorist for minor automotive paintwork repairs is ChipsAway, with over one third (39 per cent) of the respondents who were able to name a company unprompted, naming ChipsAway, which equates to a staggering 10 times more brand recognition than their closest competitors!
The winners of the NatWest Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) Awards 2015 were announced at the awards ceremony in London. Guests from across the industry attended to see the winners receive their well-deserved awards.
One of the UK’s leading care companies SureCare announced the winners of its inaugural awards at the firm’s annual conference.
The multi-award winning, British Franchise Association accredited home care franchise business Right at Home UK has been operating in the UK for five years and successfully franchising since 2011.
CENTURY 21 UK, one of the fastest-growing agency franchises in the UK, has announced the opening of its latest office in Herne Bay, Kent.
Business IT support company, Pisys.net, has become the first IT services company in the UK to franchise its business across the country after the success of three foundation franchise operations.
Home Instead Senior Care, one of the UK’s leading franchise organisations, continues to develop its network, adding six new offices in the first quarter of 2015.
The SUBWAY celebrated reaching the significant milestone of more than 500 stores now open within non-traditional locations in the UK and Ireland at April’s National Convenience Show.
Top performers from leading mobile vehicle paint repair franchise Revive! were recognised at an awards ceremony held during the company’s recent annual conference.
Franchise Finance, the leading broker in the franchise sector, hosted a breakfast event in March at the iconic Gherkin building in London, to discuss the impact of the UK’s economic growth and the latest Budget announcement on the industry.
National home care franchisor Caremark Limited has officially launched the new Care Certificate to its network, in line with the expectation of the Care Quality Commission for social care providers and Skills for Care.
Ableworld is looking to award a limited number of franchises for its successful mobility retail and stairlift business.
Six months after her first franchise in Newark-on-Trent, Donna Wilson recently opened the doors of a new Ableworld mobility store in Lincoln.
Two Driver Hire franchise owners are completing an outstanding 2014/15. Increased demand for their specialist recruitment services has helped Driver Hire Enfield and Driver Hire Aberdeen pass £3m turnover for the first time in their trading history.
Redline Recruitment opened its brand new office in Liverpool, the new office will be headed by Mark Best and Peter Clark who have previous experience in the recruitment industry
According to the latest poll of CFO sentiment by accountants Deloitte, ‘expectations for capital expenditure have dipped as fears over post-election policy changes have weighed on corporate expansion plans’
Project M, a game studio based at the Tech Hub in London, are hosting an open day to introduce themselves and present there brand new franchise investment opportunity.
When I was 19 my father was made redundant and after exploring his options, he bought a Cleaning Restoration franchise. He turned it into a really great business, so with no other specific career path in mind, I joined him. We had two businesses in the end that we sold after getting a very good offer.
Network Director at Auditel are pleased to announce that Assist With Solutions have now teamed up with Auditel under a reciprocal National Service Level Agreement
Continuing on from their successful application with the FTA earlier this year, Bluestones Logistics have successfully joined the British Franchise Association (bfa).
Today, the winners of the NatWest Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) Awards 2015 were announced at the awards ceremony in London. Guests from across the industry attended to see the winners receive their well-deserved awards.
More than 400 leading franchise brands on hand to meet potential business owners at International Franchise Expo
CENTURY 21 UK, one of the fastest growing agency franchise in the UK, has today announced the opening of its latest office in Herne Bay, Kent.
One of the UK's leading automotive paintwork repairer ChipsAway is celebrating this month, following record levels of demand for the service - up 26 per cent year-on-year and also the best month ever seen before by the brand!
One of the UK’s leading care franchise company SureCare has made two key appointments to support its franchisees.
Auditel - is the UK’s leading cost management franchise with over 200 franchisees in their network and twenty years of experience in their field.
Midlands based home care provider, Caremark has recently opened its second office in the neighbouring territory of Rugby and Nuneaton
With some large corporations looking for a quick fix, many skilled professionals are made redundant when they still have much to give.
ChipsAway International is delighted to be celebrating its 21st anniversary since being introduced to the UK back in 1994!
Esquires Coffee have been ranked as the second most ethical coffee chain in the UK according to a recent study by the Ethical Consumer, the UK’s leading alternative consumer organisation.
Good Moves Franchise Limited is holding its launch event this Friday, 24th April at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Liverpool
Auditel celebrate this week after being announced as finalists in the British Franchise Association (bfa) Franchisor of the Year award. Auditel are immensely proud to have been shortlisted for what is the most respected accolade in the franchise industry.
The SUBWAY brand will be celebrating at this year’s National Convenience Show after reaching the significant milestone of more than 500 stores now open within non-traditional locations in the UK & Ireland. Non-traditional stores are located in off-high street sites, such as petrol forecourts, convenience stores, hospitals and transport hubs, universities and colleges.