Franchise owners reveal what it is like to really own a franchise business
Franchise owners reveal what it is like to really own a franchise business
Nick Barber found the consistent, profitable and rewarding business he had been searching for with commercial cleaning franchise, Minster Cleaning Services
Bluebird Care franchise owners including John and Jane Perry, in Edinburgh, and Craig Adamson, in Sefton, have been soaring to success by following the brand’s long established business model
Matthew Burns became a Sports Xtra franchise owner in 2010, which enabled him to get out from behind the desk and make money while enjoying a more active lifestyle
Mark Kendall took over Signs Express Southampton as a franchise resale, and within two years he has almost doubled the turnover
Father and son team Graham Parks and Rhys Hillman decided to combine their industry knowledge and lay the foundation for their futures with property maintenance franchise, All Trades Network
With 12 successful years in business under his belt, Michael Bale is one of the longest established franchise owners in the Autosheen network
Ten years ago, Clive and Clare Pearson decided the best way to combine their family and working lives was to invest in an Ovenclean franchise
With a passion for the outdoors and the desire to be his own boss, Patrick Daniel secured his future with lawn care franchise Lawnscience
After the birth of their daughter, Stephen and Margaret Crinks found the flexible business opportunity they had been looking for with hygiene product distributor, Chemex
The Filta Group continue to extend an extra helping hand towards prospective franchise owners wishing to invest in one of its business opportunities
CeX franchise owner Matt Kozuch has not looked back since launching his second-hand entertainment store a year ago and already has big plans to expand his retail portfolio.
Since launching their Southport-based CeX store a year ago, husband and wife Robert and Betty Finlay, along with their three children have found family and franchising to be the key to their success.
Having previously worked within a franchised business, Gabriel Moreno quickly recognised the huge potential that second-hand entertainment franchise, CeX, had to offer.
Chorley, Lancashire Joined the OSCAR Network in May 2010 “My career has been office work since leaving school with redundancy bringing a closure to my enthusiasm to carry on. Steven, my husband, is a car mechanic and while looking into running a franchise within the motor trade we found OSCAR....
For many, redundancy can be a nightmare, but for Larry Bainbridge it was the perfect opportunity to make his dream of being self-employed come true
Revive! franchise owner Russell Hudson talks about his enduring success with the SMART repair franchise
Simon and Rebecca Waterfield discovered that every cloud really does have a silver lining when an accident led to their discovery of the Platinum Property Partners franchise opportunity
When Woolworths closed in 2009 with the loss of some 27,000 jobs, Steve Gladwin was one of the casualties, but found his career salvation in Autosheen
A keen gardener with the dream of becoming his own boss, Bob Pullin found his perfect business opportunity with lawn care franchise, Lawnscience
After eight years with a leading pizza delivery franchise, Simon Pickles decided on a radical change of direction by investing in a ChipsAway franchise
Due to the success of her first CeX store, franchise owner Zahida Patel has already secured her second location and is eager to continue further network expansion
Since launching their CeX franchise almost a year ago, Stephen Hall and Richard Whitley have been amazed by the success of their store and are already on track to becoming multiunit franchise owners
After a career that has spanned everything from a personal banker to a nanny in New Jersey, Claire Cooper finally realised a lifelong ambition to run her own business with TaxAssist Accountants
After many years enjoying a career that took him around the world, Bruce Burrowes decided the time had come for him to finally put down his roots – as a TaxAssist franchise owner in Surbiton
When a family friend decided that he wanted to sell his London House International franchise, Liz Collins knew it was the opportunity she had been waiting for
FiltaFry Plus has been so successful for Dean Martin, he renewed his Franchise Agreement for a further five years
Having worked in office environments for over 30 years, John Galvin found the change of scenery he had been searching for with lawn care franchise, Lawnscience.
It was a review of his pension plans and a request from his son that inspired Mike Anderson to become a Platinum Property Partners franchise owner.
Wishing to embark on a new challenge to prepare for his retirement, Paul Foord has enjoyed growing his Ovenclean franchise since its launch two years ago.
For Grant, joining commercial cleaning franchise Dublcheck was the perfect opportunity for him to become his own boss.
Becoming an Autosheen franchise owner has allowed Andy Spellar to declare his independence after 25 years as a salaried employee.
After being made redundant from her role as a GCSE Dance teacher, Laura Walkom was able to fulfil her dream of opening her own dance academy with performing arts franchise, LIPA 4:19.
As a result of the success of his first Well Polished franchise, Cliff Barlow has gone on to invest in a second territory – less than a year since joining the domestic and commercial cleaning franchise.
TaxAssist Accountants has expanded their presence on the high street following the opening of its latest shop in the heart of London
Managing Director, Mark Llewellyn, explains why Revive! lead the way with national standard for SMART repairs.
Within two years of opening his Partick store, Allan Whittaker was crowned Cash Generator’s ‘Store of the Year’ and opened his second store in Clydebank.
Having been made redundant twice in three years, Andy Cornell decided to make his dream of running his own business come true with ChipsAway.
Former IT analyst, Batch Kang, may have only opened his Loughborough store a few months ago, but he already has big plans to expand his retail empire and become a multi-unit franchise owner
After being made redundant from his role as Project Manager at a telecommunications company, Jeff Carter embraced the opportunity for a new start and decided to pursue a career in retail
To build a successful business you need to lay solid foundations, which is why All Trades Network gives its franchise owners the best start possible, with its comprehensive training course and dedicated ongoing support
LIPA 4:19 has made friends Alison Gorton and Becci Francis’ dream of opening their own theatre school come true
Husband and wife team Jeremy and Victoria Valentine believed that enthusiasm and commitment would outweigh a lack of experience in the motoring industry when they joined etyres
Having worked in the television industry, Matthew Allcott decided to find out more about franchising as a way to become his own boss and discovered that with Lawnscience he would be able to sow the seeds of his success
Although the period leading up to Christmas is their busiest, The Christmas Decorators’ franchise owners plan their festive strategy all year round
When Ed Terry and Rosie Groves decided to diversify their business interests, they knew they wanted one that would weather the tough economic conditions, one name stood out – Cash Generator
Husband and wife team John and Victoria Atkinson found the lifestyle, flexibility and financial security they had been searching for with Well Polished