June 2017 - Franchise UK

Monthly Archives - June 2017

Cleaning Franchise Celebrates 20th Maid in 20th Year!

One of East Yorkshire’s largest domestic cleaning franchise businesses is celebrating 20 years’ in business with the appointment of its 20th member of staff as the business continues to expand.First launched in 1997, Merry Maids of East Yorkshire currently provides domestic cleaning services to over 161 clients across Beverley and East Yorkshire. With a staff of 20 maids, some of whom have been with the company for over 10 years, the business is committed to providing high quality cleaning [...]

Grow a healthy business with fitness franchises?

Fitness franchises People are becoming more and more aware of their weight, fitness and general health, which is why now might be a great time to invest in a fitness franchises. Exercise, healthy eating and feeling better are becoming a more important part of all of our daily lives, with an emphasis on helping the next generation to look after their bodies too.Fitness franchises are the perfect opportunity for health-minded and active people. And with a growing and diversifying fitness [...]

The Importance of Training

A successful franchisor...A franchisor with a good support team will create a positive and successful network. To ensure that franchisees are confident in their business development it is fundamental to structure each stage of running a business, giving them the reassurance they need to work for themselves.When joining OSCAR Pet Foods the opportunities to achieve are well documented within its large network of franchisees. Training in house, online and in the field provides a hands-on introduction but accounting, marketing, [...]

Increasing the credibility of an OSCAR Franchise

OSCAR Pet Foods is the only pet food franchise that provides a unique Ofqual qualification in Companion Animal Nutrition. By including this valuable business development in its comprehensive training programme, OSCAR ensures that franchisees have a higher level of expertise and even more credibility when advising clients about pet nutrition.Working with the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE), a course has been specifically written for the OSCAR franchise network. With recognition throughout the national education system, gaining this certification [...]

The TaxAssist Direct Group appoints Daren Moore to its Board of Directors

The TaxAssist Direct Group, based in Norwich, and which runs the largest network of accountants specialising in providing services to small businesses, has announced that it will be strengthening its Board of Directors when Daren Moore FCCA joins its Executive Board of Directors in April 2018.Daren has spent his whole career in the accounting arena, having worked his way up from accounts trainee to a member of the Management Board of Price Bailey LLP, where he has an outstanding [...]

What are the best home based franchises available?

What are the best home based franchises available? For many people, running a business from home is the ultimate dream. No more commuting on those cold, dark mornings and no more tackling the tube, trains or traffic. You work for yourself, setting your own hours and being your own boss. It’s particularly suited to people who have a very good reason to be at home, which could include parents, people with mobility issues, retired people looking for a new challenge [...]

Pet Idol Competition Launched!

Does your pet have the wow factor? Is your pet a character? Or perhaps you have an ah-factor moment to share?Pet Idol in association with OSCAR Pet Foods is giving you the opportunity to put your pet in the spotlight and win the prestigious title of Pet Idol 2017 along with a year's supply of food – not to be sniffed at when it could be worth up to £500.You will only have eyes for your own pet because [...]

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Turn green into gold? Gardening franchises review

Gardening franchises Gardening franchises can be a great way to combine a successful business opportunity with doing something that you enjoy. Gardening allows you to work outdoors, away from a desk and an office, with plenty of scope for movement into new areas.A gardening franchise could be the opportunity that you have been looking for to grow your own business. And with the support, training and branding expertise you get from the franchise, it’s a great way to get up [...]

What are franchise resales & are they a good investment?

What are franchise resales? Franchise resales are an existing franchise business in a local area seeking to sell. There are many reasons why franchises are resold. The current owners could have reached retirement age or decided that the time was right to move on and try something else. It could be as a result of illness or other personal circumstances.The bottom line is if you are considering buying an existing franchise is to find out why the resale is available. [...]

Wilkins Chimney Sweep awards new franchise in Bedfordshire

Wilkins Chimney Sweep has recently awarded their 15th franchise to Andy Neville (51) who lives in Everton, near Sandy, in Bedfordshire.The franchise, based on an operational chimney sweeping business that was originally founded in 1895, has swept to success in the seven years since being franchised by husband and wife team Peter and Louise Harris.To ensure a year-round business for their franchisees, the franchise opportunity now includes PowerClean, a trailer-based, power- washing system for patios, drives and other [...]

Care franchises reviewed, what are the options?

Care Franchises If you’re looking to start a business and make a difference, then a care franchise could be the perfect solution. There are many different types of care franchises, ranging across all ages and circumstances, and they are ideal if you have people skills and a desire to make lives easier and more satisfying.Care franchises are, of course, subject to lots of legislation and guidelines, so there is a strong framework in place about how to make it work for the people you care [...]

Catering Franchises & Food Franchises – Franchise UK Review

Catering and Food Franchises Britain prides itself on its love of good food. Whether Britons are celebrating, commiserating or relaxing, good food and drink will be an inevitable part of the experience. As such there are lots of exciting food and catering franchise opportunities to choose from across the UK.  The food and catering industry lends itself particularly well to franchising. Franchising is the reason many fast food restaurants have prospered because they are able to divide the challenge of [...]