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
One way of easily establishing your own business is to enlist your family. That is what Dave and Kim Nurse did when they launched their Signs Express franchise in Leeds nine years ago
With over 20 years of sales experience and the desire to provide excellent service levels, Mark Sanchez-Garcia found his perfect opportunity with Dublcheck
Andy Easter has made sure nothing holds him back from pursuing success and with Autosheen he has achieved his goal of running his own business
With a love of Christmas and the desire to start her own business, Sandra Byrne found her perfect opportunity with specialist festive design and installation franchise, The Christmas Decorators
For gadget lover Sagar Patel, second-hand entertainment franchise CeX was the fast-paced career change he had been looking for
After seeing the success his brother-in-law achieved with CeX, experienced businessman Harkirat Singh Sagoo was eager to join the entertainment franchise
Major Jon Arundel and RAF Officer Kiri Chiakli are two Service leavers who have recently taken on a franchise in different parts of the country
Since launching his ChipsAway franchise, former soldier Andy Darby has become one of the company’s most successful franchise owners
Andy Bloore and Jeff Deeming found Ovenclean provided all the right ingredients for them to start a business together
Since launching his first CeX store in 2008, Zuber Patel has gone on to become one of the networks most successful multi-unit franchise owners
“I first spotted the Kids Bee Happy franchise on the internet; I thought it looked like a really interesting idea, at a fantastic price! I sent an email enquiry to Kids Bee Happy enquiring about starting as a franchise owner for Cumbria, Within 24 hours Alistair Patterson had contacted me with all...
Dublcheck franchise owner Ian Basford was so impressed with the performance of his commercial cleaning franchise that he secured a second territory to further his business expansion
A number of London House’s most recent franchise owners have been adding new skills and services that will benefit the entire franchise network
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.
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.
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.