Autosheen, the UK's leading national mobile valeting organisation, joined forces with Bedfordshire Police and the Road Victims Trust on Sunday 24th June - to clean up the Bedfordshire streets - in more ways than one.
Daily Poppins, a domestic cleaning franchise, is due to launch its 18th franchise in July, covering Peterborough. The company has been expanding throughout the year with franchises opening in Oxford city centre, Wallingford, Oxfordshire and Barnet and Enfield, north London.
London House is reporting a significant rise in work volumes this year for its franchisee network, which has led to network-wide growth and the recruitment of a new investigator at its head office operation.
Aire Serv, which provides heating, air conditioning and refrigeration services to the domestic and commercial market, has expanded into the North West. Owned by franchisee Derek Tierney Aire Serv North West is based in Warrington and will serve the Warrington, Widnes, Runcorn and St. Helens areas.
Attiva, one of the UK's fastest growing health and fitness franchises, is pleased to announce the opening of a new club in Andover. Former retail manager and fitness enthusiast Andrew White and his wife Helen will open the doors to the gym in the Andover town centre on 9 June 2007.
BB's Coffee & Muffins was awarded a top prize in the British Sandwich Association's 2007 Sammies Awards in recognition of the outstanding success of its sandwich sales, led by the introduction of a new Bloomer Toastie range. BB's were named 'Coffee Bar Sandwich Retailer of the Year'.
COFFEE and music house chain Beanscene has opened its second Beanscene Espresso in Edinburgh. The new outlet opened in South Gyle Business Park at the end of April brings the number of Beanscene stores across Scotland to 14. Additionally the company has launched a franchise strategy with the aim to open up to 45 outlets throughout Scotland within the next three years.
Coffee Republic, the independent coffee and deli bar operator, has announced that agreements have been reached with CR Coffee Houses Limited for the Master Franchise Agreement for Northern Ireland and Eire and with East Coast Traders Ltd for the UK Regional Development Franchise for the territory of East Anglia.
Coffee Republic, a UK based coffee shop chain, has agreed a regional development franchise deal for the Dorset area. The deal was made with CR Dorset Ltd and will see the company expand Coffee Republic in the Dorset region.
A marketing agency is set to change how its industry operates...by launching a franchise opportunity. The agency, D+R, is run by David Dean, who reveals: "We're looking for 35-45 year olds who want to do something with the potential to earn serious money. Our franchisees will expect to earn £80,000 in their first 18 months, which is achievable from signing just 10 clients."
Dial-A-Rad has revealed to The Franchise Magazine that its first three franchisees are preparing to launch. The company has been established since 1981 and has launched a franchise expansion programme to develop a national network of automotive car radiator specialists.
Fitness club franchise The energie Group has continued its expansion with the opening of seven clubs across its two brands within seven weeks. The two brands consist of energie Fitness for Women club, in which outlets were opened in Newport, Kendal, Oakham, Heswell, Wexford and Ayr and energie Fitness club, in which one club was launched in Warrington.
The Fastsigns Crawley branch is celebrating its 12th anniversary. Owned by franchisee Richard Jameson, Fastsigns Crawley specialises in supplying organisations in the area with an extensive range of signage including indoor and outdoor banners, vehicle graphics and pop-up displays.
In-toto, a kitchen specialist, has appointed a new regional franchise manger. Andrew Best will join Pam Berry and Steve Saunders as part of the franchise management team, and he will be responsible for the Midlands and south West regions.
Scenic Blue a landscape gardening franchise has won the silver medal at this year RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The company gained the prize for their design of an environmentally and ethically aware domestic garden that was visited by British Franchise Association President Sir Bernard Ingham.
cleaning franchise Molly Maid has re-launched its website, which includes new services and information for customers as well as franchisees. One feature of the new website is a password protected section that will enable franchisees to communicate with the Molly Maid Support Office.
TAXASSIST Accountants and Baker Tilly will re-launch their Franchise Management Systems at the bfa Annual Conference this month. The Franchise Management Systems promotes a local relationship with franchisees and allows a close accountant/client relationship to develop on a one to one basis. The system also benefits franchisors as its flexible reporting functions include financial and non...
Independent travel agency Travel Counsellors is launching its training programme thetravelacademy. The 12-month programme allows people from outside the travel industry to join the company as Travel Counsellor Associates.
YOUR MOVE franchisees from across the UK and senior management from Your Move and LSL Property Services plc, the parent company, met at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham for the YOUR MOVE national franchising conference.
Rachel Elnaugh, one of the UK's best known businesswomen and star of the BBC's Dragons' Den, is on the hunt for entrepreneurs to take on the challenge of launching and running a new, online web-based directory and information resource for local people in all areas of the UK.
With a proliferation of building and home renovation TV programmes fuelling the trend for individual self-builds, David Reid Homes is launching its franchise providing a unique design and build service. Rachel Spaul reports
World leading SMART (Small and Medium Area Repair Technology) repair specialist ChipsAway International offers an opportunity to make money from your first week in business, thanks to the massive marketplace and largely unfulfilled demand for minor paint damage repair.
The Concept...There are 23 million households in the UK, all with an oven. Not to mention the number of commercial ovens. We are looking for people who want to manage a business that cleans these ovens and has the potential to turn over in excess of £250,000. Could you manage a team of technicians with vans, cleaning ovens throughout your own exclusive franchise area?
Apollo Blinds has seen an upsurge in the number of enquiries from potential franchisees in the wake of a heavyweight industry report which showed the growth of the window blinds industry over the past five years. General Manager Patrick Harrison reports
Northwood is virtually three franchises in one. This coupled with the distinct advantage it has over its competitors with the Platinum lettings service, unlimited income potential and sensible working hours, has made the NORTHWOOD franchise opportunity unique.
Are you looking for a low-cost, practical and profitable way to expand your business whereby you can invite serious investors to become part of your expansion plans? Roy Seaman recommends you consider franchising your business