Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
South Yorkshire homecare provider Caremark (Barnsley) was delighted that Caremark’s Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Lewis took time out of his busy schedule to visit its Barnsley offices.
Richard Bradshaw, who started his business career as a management trainee at Mars UK, is the new franchisee of specialist transport & logistics recruiter, Driver Hire’s Guildford office.
Papa John’s has announced the opening of its latest store in Cardiff. The new Canton based pizza delivery outlet is run by franchise owner Kashif Michael, who already owns another Papa John’s franchise on City Road, Cardiff.
VIP Bin Cleaning, the environmentally friendly waste container cleaning specialist, recently won the Zloty Gold Medal 2014 at the Poleko International Trade Fair of Municipal Technologies Komtechnika Poland.
Water Babies, one of the UK’s leading baby and toddler swimming schools, has been running a successful franchise company since 2003 and now boasts a network of over fifty across the UK and Ireland.
Award-winning franchisor Right at Home, one of the worlds leaders in home care, has announced that it has become a full member of the British Franchise Association (bfa).
Employee turned franchisee Bally Brar to run Berkhamstead outlet following resale opportunity
Two professionals, both with experience of the health and social care sector, have recently taken franchises with Caremark Ltd, one of the leading home care franchisors.
The leading care franchise was delighted to be placed at the top of a recent ranking of English homecare providers published by healthcare information specialist LaingBuisson.
Premier Sport has been providing schools, children and parents with innovative sports and coaching programmes and initiatives for over 15 years.
YO! Sushi has won the ‘Best Large restaurant Group’ at the Caterer.com’s ‘Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2014’ for the second year running. YO! Sushi triumphed over some well-established chains in the industry including Ed’s Easy Diner as well as newer concepts in the category such as Bill’s and Wahaca.
Franchise Development Services (FDS) announces the establishment of FDS Hong Kong. The Joint Managing Directors are Frankie Fan and William Yeomans.
The Subway brand is delighted to announce that Subway franchise owner, Rachel Shaw was named Female Franchisee of the Year at last night’s British Franchise Association awards ceremony.
An increasing number of lettings and estate agents are choosing to rebrand their independent business in order to become part of the more widely recognised Century 21 UK.
Pizza Hut has announced the opening of its first restaurant in Africa. The arrival of Pizza Hut on the continent reflects the expansion plans of the company to emerging markets.
Leading diamond drilling and cutting company, Castle and Pryor has announced the launch of its new franchise operation across the UK.
For Susie, Care and Support Worker for Caremark (East Riding), Wednesday 18th June 2014 was more than a normal working day.
Prima Ardelle Associates has just appointed a new franchise business owner, Tracey Robinson, who will be running her recruitment consultancy business in the Surrey area.
Paul and Joanne Nicholson from Teesside have become the new owners of Merry Maids Teesside, purchasing the business from previous owner Sue Riley, who started the franchise in 2003.
A string of new account wins and rising demand for its services from top hotels and restaurants in the area, has resulted in Chemex expanding its Central London operation.
Oven Wizards, the oven cleaning franchise, is pleased to announce that it has gained membership to the bfa.
Two franchise owners from cosmetic vehicle repair specialist Revive! have been shortlisted for the prestigious British Franchise Association (bfa) HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards.
While the year-long celebrations to mark Driver Hire’s 30th anniversary may be winding down, there’s no let-up in the leading franchisor’s business performance.
Bluebird Care, one of the UK’s leading homecare providers, delivering 20,000 customer visits everyday, is immensely proud to have been presented with the Skillsoft Inspire Award for its new e-learning training system.
The Mr Electric franchise company has just seen one of its franchise owners expand their successful electrical business
TruGreen Hertfordshire is under new ownership, following a £100,000 buyout by local businessman, Andy Hazell.
This year, for the first time in many, Minster Cleaning Services invited its franchise owners to consider entering the highly prestigious British Franchise Association (bfa) Awards for Franchisee of the Year.
For potential new franchise owners, Cartridge World offers a proven way for people to start their own business.
Ableworld operates within a growth market and growth has been the theme for the brand over the last 12 months.
It was two years ago that Warren Ferguson, Andrew Jackson and Stewart Butler took the decision to franchise the already successful World Options business.
It has been a tremendous summer for one of the UK’s leading automotive paintwork repair brands ChipsAway.
The man and van franchise that has lead the way for the last 18 years in Total Fryer Management is delighted to announce that they have appointed a Master franchise owner for Germany.
Franchise owners from Driver Hire Newcastle joined forces with offices in Darlington and Teesside to ensure that they had a strong presence at this year’s Barnard Castle Truck Show. The show is the North-East’s celebration of trucks and trucking and regularly attracts a large audience from people within the road transport industry and heavy goods vehicle aficionados.
Thai delivery restaurant Camile, has opened two new branches in Dublin as part its growing network.
Five of Northwood’s fittest, a leading UK estate and lettings agency with 80 offices nationwide, are set to hike up Mount Kilimanjaro at the end of September to raise funds for the Northwood Foundation.
Earlier this year, Cartridge World Wigan, vowed to raise £1,000 for Wigan and Leigh Hospice, its nominated charity for 2014.
Merry Maids, the household cleaning franchise, has announced that franchisees Tom and Julie Jackson have ramped up growth with the purchase of its Solihull license; 10 years after the couple purchased their first franchise territory.
Papa John’s, has announced it has opened in Tamworth. Former chip shop owner, Munish Mehta now runs the new franchised outlet in the West Midlands, employing 20 people.
According to a report published on Tuesday 12th August, 2014, by the think tank Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), Britain has become the self-employment capital of western Europe.
One of the UK’s leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection, has today announced that David Rabaiotti, franchisee for Bath, has recorded his best ever month for the sales of Everyday greetings cards in June.
Thanks to the combined efforts of its franchisees, Driver Hire is celebrating the best ever trading week in the company’s 30-year history.
Premier Sport has been providing schools, children and parents with innovative sports and coaching programmes and initiative for over 15 years.
The SUBWAY brand has announced the appointment of a new Area Development Manager in the UK and Ireland.
Leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection, has today announced that Simon Parker has officially taken over the Shropshire Card Connection franchise from his father Bob, who ran the business successfully for 8 years.
Papa John’s, has announced ex-army major, Dan Wilkinson, has marched on Leeds to open his seventh store in as many months. So far, Dan who joined the company as a franchisee at the end of last year, has taken over two Papa John’s in Aberdeen, two in Liverpool and opened new outlets in Durham, Harrogate and now Leeds.