Home Instead Senior Care has recruited a Franchisee Support Manager and a Head of Care Services (pictured). Karen Loughnane has been appointed to the role of Head of Care Services and she will work with franchise owners and care managers, as well as establishing good working relationships with key individuals within the Department of Health and Commission for Social Care Inspection.
Recognition Express franchisee Alex Newman has won an award for his Coventry franchise as well as expanding his business.
Drain Doctor Plumbing has hired a new staff member to deal with the company's national customers.
Autosheen, a mobile valeting franchise, has recruited a National Accounts Manager to its senior team.
The senior team at the law firm franchise Hamilton Pratt is to be strengthened by the recruitment of new partner.
Cost and purchase management company Auditel is celebrating its 10th year of franchising.
Online tyre retailer eytres has been awarded full membership of the British Franchise Association (bfa).
Domestic cleaning company MOLLY MAID is seeking to expand its 68 strong franchisee network and is exhibiting its opportunity at the National Franchise exhibition (NEC, October 5th-6th).
Carpet and upholstery cleaning franchise Safeclean has announced the development of a "completely new and unique"cleaning system which is not available to any other cleaning company in the UK.
Venture UK, a photographic portrait company that has been responsible for a ground-braking style of portrait photography, is looking for talented photographers and entrepreneurs to take on franchises across the UK.
Lawn treatment franchise GreenThumb has purchased its 500th Mercedes Vito van which, the company reports, makes it the operator of the UK's largest fleet of Mercedes vans.
I was involved in the fitness industry as a sportsman and then a gym based fitness instructor for a number of years. Three years ago I felt that the time was right to start looking for the right business opportunity and decided to go down the franchise route.
Having been at the forefront of fitness franchising in the UK since 1997, Click Personal Training owner Lynn Woods has successfully developed the business model since followed by many other health club franchise operators.
One Life Live is delighted to announce that the Franchise Development Service is to partner with the Be Your Own Boss zone at the 2008 event. Franchise Development Services, publishers of The Franchise Magazine and the UK Franchise Directory has joined a range of leading franchise and media organisations already on board to promote the Be Your Own Boss zone at One Life Live 2008.
Atlantic Business Resources PLC has signed its first franchisee. The company, which provides a cost reduction service to businesses, has signed a franchise agreement with Gareth Soloman as part of its plan to expand Atlantic Business Resources PLC across the UK.
When Debbie Haley Hill launched the first Voucher Packs pilot franchise in September 2006 she was prepared for a challenge.
Coffee Republic has won the Media Today Business Achievement Award for Best Investment 2007.
Since launching its franchise programme in June 2006, Bluebird Care has expanded to 23 UK franchisees and a Master Franchise for the Republic of Ireland.
If you love exercise and want to run your own business, then we have a great opportunity that will challenge and reward you!
Franchising has attracted some 34,000 people in the UK to invest in their future in self employment. Roy Seaman CFE offers 21 reasons why franchises offer an attractive business opportunity
Personal training is the fastest growing sector of the £3.6 billion UK Health and Fitness market. Click Personal Training has been created by a team of fitness industry professionals as the first fitness franchise model targeted towards this lucrative and rewarding sector.
"I love my new career and the one to one time that I spend with my clients. They achieve great results and its financially and personally rewarding for me."
As the first franchise company in pest prevention, Prokill has developed the experience and knowledge that enables it to provide a management franchise package that is geared towards success. Adam Browning reports
We support you every step of the way. The only franchise to guarantee you 120 mentoring hours.
A lot can happen when you buy a ChipsAway franchise, as over 500 franchisees across Europe can testify. Whatever your background, ChipsAway offers you a satisfying, hands-on business with proven demand for services, virtually unlimited earning potential and a massive marketplace that continues to grow year on year.
Prior to buying a Recognition Express franchise, Alex Newman had worked for the company for six years. Derin Ibrahim interviews
Apollo Blinds has seen an upsurge in the number of enquiries from potential franchisees in the wake of a heavyweight industry report which showed a huge growth in sales of window blinds over the past five years. Paul Kirby reports
As customers, Ian and Jacqui Balmforth had seen the potential in a Greenthumb franchise for themselves. Now they have developed a successful and established business. Derin Ibrahim interviews
A market leader for 35 years, Prontaprint is the largest and best-known print-on-demand franchise in Europe and the first print business to achieve 'Business Superbrand' status. With four different routes into the business, joining the Prontaprint success story has never been so easy
Operating his franchise for less than a year, Nick Bourne has already managed to buy his dream car. Derin Ibrahim interviews
The benefits of a maturing network are now being realised by London House franchisees as they experience growth in their national account work. Stuart Anderson interviews Business Development Director Mark Blaber
It was actually my son Chris who suggested the idea of looking into the possibilities of investing in a franchise. Together we run our own newsagents but he thought it would be a great idea to branch out and see what other opportunities were out there. The idea of franchising appealed to us both because of the support system that is involved but we still had to come to a joint decision in...
It's irresistable, isn't it. You can't help yourself. Despite the warning of the title you still decided to read this article - but why? Probably because it was different to most of the other articles in the magazine and that difference is the exact reason why Gordon Adamson decided to invest in Northwood, as Andy Goodson explains
The base is set, the ingredients are in place and the future is looking as hot as a Pepper Passion for Papa John's Pizza, thanks to a growing presence in towns across Britain
Four years into the ownership of Countrywide Signs Leicester, Tyler Smith reflects on the special relationship developed with the franchisor, and his plans for the expansion of his business
With plans to establish as many CeX stores as he can, Stephen Boult is starting to fulfil his ambition with the opening of his second store. Derin Ibrahim interviews
Enjoy franchise success with a family business established in the cleaning industry for almost half a century
Opening their showroom in Nottingham's West Bridgford area late last year, the Conduits have been pleasantly surprised by the acceleration of their business and have sold £300,000 of kitchen facelifts in the first 6 months of the year.