Summary of Operation:
Merry Maids is a management business and peoples franchise providing a professional domestic cleaning service. Whilst this opportunity lies within the cleaning industry, your role as the franchise owner focuses on sales, marketing, customer service and the employment of and management of staff.
Ideal Franchise Owner:
We are looking for individuals with a proactive attitude and have the ‘I care, ‘I can do’ approach. You must have a willingness to serve your customers, treat your employees with respect and have a commitment to follow the Merry Maids system.
Intensive two weeks’ training, business launch with ongoing training, advice and assistance.
Franchise owners benefit from name recognition, bespoke software, ongoing training, technical support, management support, sales, marketing assistance, IT, products and equipment. This is in addition to a full equipment pack plus materials for the first year in business.
Year Established: 1979
Year of First Franchise: 1988
Number of Company Outlets: 0
Number of Franchised Outlets: 81
Franchises Planned: AOR
Areas of Priority Development: UK & Northern Ireland.
Overseas Opportunities Exist: Europe, Middle East, America, Canada.
Overseas Opportunities Planned: None
Total Cost of Franchise: £16,560 + VAT
Initial Investment: £16560
Management Service Fees Payable: 10%
Breakdown of Package: Licence Fee £10,000 + VAT: initial comprehensive training programme with onsite and class room training, ongoing support, business launch, designated area, operations manual. Starter pack £6,560 + VAT: includes all software and equipment necessary for four two person teams to operate fully for one year, products, stationery, marketing and promotional materials.
Financial Assistance Available: All major banks.
BFA Member: Full
IFA Member: No