Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
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.
WH Smith has devised a new way to keep the retailers long high-street presence going by launching its first franchises with their franchise plan, the company revealed.
The British Franchise Association (bfa) has announced 19 finalists for the 2015 bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year Awards, supported by Express Newspapers.
Following redundancy from a heating business, the last thing on 45-year old Phil Davidson’s mind was to set up his own business, as he was more than happy as an employee
Since the announcement last month of the merger between Sports Xtra, the leading children’s physical activity provider, and A-Star Sports, the award-winning multi-sports specialist, the network has launched three new franchises.
National home care provider, Caremark have pledged to raise £100,000 in sponsorship this year for the Alzheimer’s Society through their marathon cycle challenge, riding from John O’Groats to Land’s End in September.
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.
National home care provider, Caremark is set to launch a new office in Kerala, Southern India on May 23, 2015.
Marian Butterworth and Ken Rush, Managing Director and Director of Bluestones Logistics, have joined the North West Council of the Freight Transport Association. The FTA is one of the most influential trade and industry bodies in the UK.
One of the UK’S most admired brands made its long awaited return to Yorkshire, when the new Harry Ramsden’s officially opened its doors in Wrose Road, Shipley.
Over the past few weeks, a number of Auditel’s Cost Management franchisees have renewed their agreements for a further five years.
Following the success over the last six years, the Auditel Cost Management Franchise has been chosen again as finalists for this year’s Best Franchisee Marketing Support and Best Website.
Driver Hire was a finalist in the 2015 ‘Franchise Marketing Awards’. The winners were announced at the recent British & International Franchise Exhibition at Olympia in London.
Bluestones Logistics has followed up its successful partnership with Bluestones Group, and recent expansion into a new Manchester office, by signing an exciting new sponsorship deal with UK radio station, Smooth Radio.
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"
Bed Giants is a specialist in all beds and mattresses and offer both the retail and online experience to customers.
Globally renowned gym franchise Anytime Fitness has been announced as the event sponsor of the 2015 Franchise Exhibitions, including The British & International Franchise Exhibition on March 13 and 14 at London Olympia and The British Franchise Exhibition on June 19 and 20 at EventCity, Manchester.
On 20 and 21 February, thousands of prospective franchise owners flocked to Birmingham’s NEC to attend the highly anticipated, National Franchise Exhibition. Kick-starting the industry calendar, the event enjoyed bustling aisles and busy stands throughout its two days.
After ending his corporate career with global organisations such as Shell in the early 1990s, Mike Hanrahan launched the domestic and home cleaning service Maid2Clean in 1993.
Partnered with the successful Bluestones Group, Bluestones Logistics has expanded, accommodating both current development and the increased number of staff needed to drive the business forward.
The new owner of care and home services company SureCare has set out plans to significantly increase the number of franchises.
UK-based made-to-measure tailoring franchise, Suit the City, has set its sights on international growth. The company will be attending the forthcoming British & International Franchise Show at Olympia, with a view to recruiting abroad as well domestically.
The owners of ServiceMaster Clean Southampton, a domestic and commercial carpet and specialist cleaning franchise, have invested in a second business offering domestic home cleaning services.
The Good Moves Estate Agency business model has achieved the extremely rare occurence of growing generically- without the need for bank borrowing.
Dublcheck is having a double celebration; not only has the company been successfully franchising for 22 years, it is also now a full member of the British Franchise Association (bfa).
The British Franchise Association (bfa), is set to honour some of the finest franchisors in the country, with the prestigious HSBC Franchisor of the Year awards, supported by Express Newspapers, now open for entries. The awards return for a 26th year to recognise the best in the business for their exceptional franchising practices.
Johnny Rockets, the iconic modern Americana restaurant with more than 300 locations worldwide, is looking for an experienced master licensee for the UK.
Leading Finance, business and accountancy resource, Accountancy Age, has published its Financial Power List 2015 with CEO of The TaxAssist Direct Group Ltd, Karl Sandall, making number 50 in the movers and shakers of the finance world.
The Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire was the setting for Caremark’s eighth annual conference, with franchise owners traveling from the UK, Ireland and Malta to attend the special event.
EweMove, the growing sales and letting agent, is celebrating the Chinese New Year by officially opening their new head office near Leeds West Yorkshire.
Dublcheck are having a double celebration, not only has the company been successfully franchising for 22 years, they are also now Full Members of the British Franchise Association.
Small business tax and accountancy specialist TaxAssist Accountants has achieved a hat-trick in global awards celebrating excellence across the industry.
Leading care company SureCare has officially launched its Chester branch and SureCare Local micro franchise in the city.
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Established cleaning franchise Time For You has expanded internationally for the first time with a deal to create a Master Franchisor in Australia.
At the British Franchise Association (bfa) end of year Chairman’s Dinner on December 11, two of franchising’s most dedicated and long-serving professionals were awarded the highest honour that can be bestowed to individuals by the Association as Pam Bader OBE and Brian Lewis were made Companions to the bfa.
Leading transport and logistics recruitment franchise, Driver Hire, was one of the proud sponsors of the ‘Game of Truce’ commemorative football match between the British Army and German Bundeswehr Football Teams.
The World Franchising Network recently released its annual survey of veteran participation in international franchising, which was featured in the June 20, 2014 issue of USA Today.
Rob Tominey, 25, the Managing Director of Mainstage Travel – a successful clubbing holiday operator based in the UK, achieving an annual turnover of £5 million – is to offer insight into his success at The National Franchise Exhibition in Birmingham in February 2015.
Prima Ardelle Associates recruitment consultancy is predicting a war on talent for the 2015, as the job market picks up on the back of sustained economic growth across all sectors: in particular the white collar sectors. Bonita Wood, Director, based in Kent advises: “The biggest challenges faced by progressive UK organisations post-recession will be the issue of attracting and retaining skill and talents.
Screen Rescue has released six territories with unprecedented low-cost entry levels designed to help new franchise owners get started in business this coming Easter. The UK’s Commercial Windscreen Repairs Specialist is offering six business-minded franchise owners significant savings on their usual franchise Licence Fee for the exclusive post code territories of Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Cambridge, Stevenage, Milton Keynes and Northampton.