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Driver Hire Group Services Ltd

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Summary of Operation: One of the UK’s leading specialist recruiters. A business-to-business management franchise supplying logistics staff to the public and private sectors.

Ideal Franchise Owner Profile: No previous knowledge or experience required, but a passion for excellent customer service and the commitment and desire to build a successful, profitable franchi

sed business is a must.

Cost of Franchise: £35,000 + VAT

Year Company Established: 1983

Year of First Franchise Owner: 1987

Training Provided: Extensive training includes a comprehensive four to six week foundation course covering every element of the business from our bespoke IT systems to how to attract clients and candidates.

Support Services Provided: Support from experienced head office staff, covering finance, marketing, operations, compliance and National Accounts, plus your own Area Development Manager. Regular networking with other franchise owners through frequent regional meetings and our national conference each year.

bfa Membership: Full

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Driver Hire’s capital performance

Driver Hire has been enjoying a successful spring in London, completing two franchise re-sales and one greenfield territory covering South West London.

Driver Hire franchisee in line for national award

Driver Hire franchisee Ed Pockney is in line for a national award. Ed is one of the finalists in the 2019 bfa HSBC Franchise Awards, in the ‘Business Transformation’ category.

Scott and Stephen join Driver Hire’s network

Leading recruitment franchise, Driver Hire, welcomed two new franchisees to its nationwide network during February: Scott MacGregor and Stephen Hobbs.

Driver Hire celebrates further franchise success

Leading recruitment franchisor Driver Hire has further proof that it is one of the UK's top franchise businesses, collecting bronze in the 'Franchisor of the Year' category at the 2018 bfa HSBC Franchise Awards.

Franchise footie eclipses World Cup

Whilst the football world's attention is on Russia right now, sneaking in just ahead of the big kick-off in Moscow, was leading transport & logistics recruitment franchise, Driver Hire's own football tournament.

Motherwell business celebrates silver franchise partnership

Leading transport & logistics recruitment franchise, Driver Hire, is celebrating a 25 year partnership with Motherwell-based business services provider, Wilson Gibb Management Services Ltd (WGMS).

Driver Hire enjoys Southern success

Leading recruitment franchise, Driver Hire, has just completed the re-sale of two of its Southern region franchises – Luton and Twickenham.

Franchisees ensure Driver Hire delivers record results

Driver Hire franchisee 'highly commended' at national awards

Richard Bradshaw, franchisee at Driver Hire Guildford, was a 'highly commended' finalist in the 'Franchisee of the Year' category at the 2017 'Startups' awards.

Driver Hire franchisee enjoys business 'Startups' success

Richard Bradshaw, franchisee of Driver Hire's Guildford office, is in line for a national award. He's one of the finalists in the 2017 awards.

Leading franchisor, Driver Hire, announces joint venture franchises

During the summer, Driver Hire, the leading transport and logistics recruitment franchise, announced the completion of three joint venture franchises in Liverpool, Doncaster and at its Maidstone & Medway office.

New owner at Driver Hire’s Carlisle franchise

The Carlisle office of leading recruitment franchise, Driver Hire, has a new owner Marc Harrison. Find out more at

Driver Hire in the medals at bfa awards

New owner at Driver Hire’s Derby franchise

The Derby office of leading recruitment franchise, Driver Hire, has a new owner Kathy Wylie.

Driver Hire celebrates thirty years in franchising

It's thirty years since Driver Hire sold its first franchise in Newcastle

Driver Hire completes another record year

Driver Hire completes another record year

Driver Hire franchisees celebrate record trading in September

September proved to be a month to remember for Driver Hire's franchisees. The leading transport & logistics recruitment specialist's nationwide network chalked up turnover of �10.7m an all time record in the company's thirty plus years of trading.

New recruits for Driver Hire’s eServices team

Lisa buys into Birmingham recruitment success story

Lorraine's all set to continue her 20 year success story

Driver Hire celebrates silver at franchise awards

£3m milestone makes it a special year for Driver Hire offices

Aberdeen, where Grant Wilson is the owner, is also marking its 20th year in business. A new all-time turnover record is a great way to do it.

Driver Hire is a finalist for national ‘Best Franchisee Marketing Support’ award

Driver Hire sponsors Trenches football replay

Driver Hire beats market trend

New Driver Hire franchisee set for online Christmas boost

Man from mars takes over Guildford recruitment business

Another record tumbles at Driver Hire

The first week in September saw its 100-office network smash Driver Hire’s best ever week’s trading. And that means ‘best ever’ – not this year or last year – but in the past 30 years.

Franchise owners at North East truck show

Driver Hire reports record trading figures

Diane at the double

Driver Hire Toasts Record Year

Leading logistics recruitment franchise, Driver Hire, is celebrating its best ever financial year in 30 years of trading. Strong turnover figures for March 2014 completed an extremely impressive 12 months of business for the recruitment franchise, which has seen 38 of its offices across the UK increase turnover by 25 per cent.

Driver Hire franchisees set to benefit

Driver Hire franchisees set to benefit

New Owner for Driver Hire Southampton

Driver Hire Southampton has announced a change in ownership after Ivan Carter (pictured) purchased the business from long-standing franchise owner, Greg Walter, who has successfully run the business for two decades.

Driver Hire books date at 'Recruiter' finals

Driver Hire ends 2013 with record trading results

Driver Hire acquires ISS Labour

Driver Hire acquires ISS Labour

Six great months for Driver Hire

Drive Hire franchise have enjoyed an incredible past six months of trading with further success on the way

Hull of a month – Driver Hire recruits new franchisees

Driver Hire logistical staff recruitment franchise has proudly announced that Andrew and Debbie Wilkinson have made an investment in the business and will be taking over from the previous franchisee of Driver Hire Hull.

Driver Hire Franchise Owner cleans up in ‘Office of the Month’ award

Birmingham franchise owner, Jim Richards, and his Driver Hire team have won the sought after ‘Office of the Month’ award after achieving incredible results throughout August.

Driver Hire gets the ‘Spa’ treatment

Driver Hire were provided the opportunity to display their company logo on the rear wing end plates of the Marussia F1 Team cars

Driver Hire Franchisees hit the million

The business performances of 10 highly successful franchisees were recognised at Driver Hire’s recent summer conference

Driver Hire’s nationwide network hits 100 franchise owners

Bevan takes over at Driver Hire Swansea

John Bevan, the local specialist in transport and logistics recruiter, is the new man at the wheel of Driver Hire Swansea.

Big success for Driver Hire

Gee Bains (pictured, second from left) joined the UK’s largest specialist recruitment management franchise, Driver Hire, in May 2010

Driver Hire has made changes to its head office team

Driver Hire to expand its training service

Franchise owner sees business thrive in Olympic build up

Driver Hire Managers purchase Cambridge territory

Driver Hire named bfa award finalist for seventh consecutive year

New franchise owner joins the Driver Hire network

Driver Hire makes changes to its Senior Management team

Driver Hire Leicester wins Office of the Month award

Driver Hire employees become its latest franchise owners

Driver Hire franchise owner opens Portsmouth office

Driver Hire franchise owner gains £800,000 in annual sales during first year of trading

Driver Hire strengthens its franchise support team

Driver Hire’s new franchise owner starts trading

Driver Hire gives customers chance to get involve in the Rugby World Cup

Driver Hire celebrates a successful year at its Winter Conference

Driver Hire expecting an increase in business

Driver Hire announces Franchisee of the Year award winner

Driver Hire launches two new services to boost its franchisees' businesses

Driver Hire employee scoops national award

More Driver Hire managers invest in a Driver Hire franchise

Success for Driver Hire

Growth plans strengthened with management appointments

Recruitment manager is runner-up at Scottish Recruitment Awards

Former BFA man wins franchise award

Driver Hire: bfa Franchisor of the Year - Triumph in 'Agency Driver of the Year' at REC Awards

Driver Hire brand new service following national award success

Former BFA Director finds success with Driver Hire franchise

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