Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
Covering all the latest developments in the franchise market.
Kitchen makeover franchise firm Dream Doors has announced the appointment of Bill Owen as the company's new Director of Franchising. Owen is a well-known and respected figure in the franchise world, and has been recruited to help the UK's largest kitchen facelift retailer through a period of unprecedented growth.
Chopstix Group UK, the Oriental quick service restaurant brand and its partners Petrogas Group Ltd and Applegreen plc have announced the launch of a new restaurant in Jobstown. Situated in the suburb of Tallaght, Jobstown is the fifth Chopstix Noodle bar launched by Petrogas and Applegreen plc.
One of the UK’s leading franchised training providers, Pitman Training, has joined forces with Franchise India and has significantly expanded its network into India.
Building on their unprecedented success of the past 12 months, Bluestones Logistics is expanding their franchise and opening a new office in Bellshill, Glasgow.
Seriously FUN Swimming Schools, founded by Janet Madden in 1990, is delighted to announce and welcome Simon Mills in the company’s newly created role as Franchise Director.
While it may not have been the best of summers weather-wise, the record breaking results achieved earlier this year for leading franchises ChipsAway and Ovenclean have once again been smashed this summer! This is great news for both networks of around 400 franchise owners in total, who are enjoying higher demand for their services than ever before!
This is the first time ever, a game has been offered when people can play a game for free and be awarded with real bars of gold. The mobile gaming industry has now left both the movie and music market in its wake and has become the biggest entertainment medium in the world worth a staggering $93 billion.
Ovenclean, one of the UK’s original and leading oven cleaning specialist, is delighted to announce it’s been awarded full membership of the British Franchise Association, bfa – the voluntary self-regulating body for the franchise industry.
Oven Wizards has continued their successful franchise operations by awarding a new franchise opportunity to Paul Joyce.
The British Franchise Association (bfa) has appointed Helen Thompson QFP as its second Business Development Manager, working alongside Emily Embra, to help drive member engagement and recruitment.
With cyber crime and online security becoming the fastest-growing area of concern for UK businesses, Moreland Insurance have become only the second company in the UK to offer Cyber Assist; a package designed to help with any data and security breach and assist with legal compliance across your network.
The bfa has announced the finalists for the Microbuisiness Franchisee of the Year award 2015.
In September 2015, UK franchise pioneer Roy Seaman celebrated his 70th Birthday. Having dedicated more than half of his life to the industry, he shows no signs of letting up and plans to continue well on into the future. We hope you join us in wishing him many happy returns.
Lawn care experts Lawnscience has announced they have a new franchise owner Scott Harrison covering North Worcestershire.
EnviroVent, a leading manufacturer and supplier of domestic and commercial extract fans, positive input ventilation systems and heat recovery units, has announced that Grant Amos has become the franchise owner for Guildford and Portsmouth. Amos decided to become the new franchise owner after looking at a number of franchise opportunities.
Bringing in new franchise owners is always important to a brands expansion, but being able to retain an experienced franchise owner is equally as important, and in the case of Oven Wizards, one of their longest-serving franchise owners has agreed to renew his Franchise Agreement for another five years.
Lisa Hughes has purchased the Birmingham franchise of specialist recruitment business, Driver Hire. Long-standing franchise owner Jim Richards had decided to realise his investment in the franchise after 14 highly successful years in charge.
On June 19 and 20, prospective franchise owners flocked to Manchester’s EventCity to attend the highly anticipated, British Franchise Exhibition. Kick starting the industry’s summer calendar, the exhibition enjoyed bustling aisles and busy stands throughout its two days.
Caremark Care Services Private Ltd, Caremark’s not-for-profit home care enterprise in India, was officially launched at a sumptuous opening ceremony, attended by invited dignitaries, special guests and members of the Caremark UK head office team.
One of the UK’s most established professional lawn care franchises, TruGreen Professional LawnCare, has seen rapid growth in all areas of the business over the last 12 months, adding nine new franchise owners to the company.
After 27 years of experience in the fire service, Kevin Keeler decided to become a franchise owner with one of the UK’s largest estate agency board specialists, Agency Express. As the Bristol Divisional Commander, Keeler was in charge of six fire stations and 330 people, but made the exciting decision to take a change of direction in his career three years ago.
The National Franchise Exhibition will offer a huge range of business opportunities to aspiring franchise owners at the NEC, Birmingham, on October 2 – 3 2015
Seriously FUN Swimming Schools, founded by Janet Madden in 1990, is delighted to announce and welcome Simon Mills as the company’s newly created role as Franchise Director.
The British Franchise Association (bfa) has appointed Helen Thompson QFP as its second business development manager, working alongside Emily Embra to help drive member engagement and recruitment.
Ovenclean, one of the UK's original and leading oven cleaning specialist, is delighted to announce it's been awarded full membership of the bfa - the voluntary self-regulating body for the franchise industry.
Building on their unprecedented success of the past twelve months, Bluestones Logistics Warrington are expanding their franchise and opening a new office in Bellshill, Glasgow.
The weeks are flying by and as the date for Caremark’s big charity John O’Groats to Land’s End cycle challenge for the Alzheimer’s Society creeps ever closer, so the JOGLE cycle team ramps up the training. Their target is to raise £100,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society, cycling from one end of the UK to another in 10 grueling days.
Visitors to gain exclusive access to the world of franchising at the NEC, Birmingham on October 2nd and 3rd 2015
Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced Bhrijesh Patel has opened the company’s latest Papa John’s in Herne Bay, Kent.
Dream Doors, the nationwide kitchen facelift specialist, is celebrating the sale of its 40,000th kitchen installation since it first began trading in 1999.
Since the privatisation of the Royal Mail we have seen many changes in the postal system, as well as a decline of our Post Offices across Britain.
The Franchise Magazine spoke with Regis UK’s Managing Director Jackie Lang, and Marketing Manager, Jenny Smith, about the Supercuts brand bringing their successful franchise model into the UK market.
It's been quite a year so far for Franchise Brands, with their two leading businesses - ChipsAway and Ovenclean, reporting record results in terms of both recruitment and consumer-focused marketing activity!
Morelli’s Gelato is delighted to announce that Marka PJSC acquired the Middle East franchise operations of Morelli’s Gelato, in a deal worth AED 31 million
FLAsia’s International Conference & Workshop, designed specifically for budding franchisors and aspiring franchisees, will take place from 30 – 31 October at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
“The main reason I chose HomeXperts was that it offers the opportunity of securing a comfortable income in later life"
After a very successful first year in business, Bluestones Logistics are launching the first in a series of Franchise Discovery Days to educate prospective franchisees on the opportunities available.
Lorraine Thompson, franchisee at Driver Hire’s Oxford office, celebrates 20 highly successful years in business.
Home care provider, Caremark (Malta) will be hosting their first Informal Carer Awards ceremony in collaboration with the President of Malta, at the President’s Palace, Valletta this evening.
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.