July 2017 - Franchise UK

Monthly Archives - July 2017

TaxAssist Accountants Group Chief Executive Director receives Honorary AIA Membership in recognition of his contribution to accountancy and finance

Karl Sandall, Group Chief Executive Director of TaxAssist Accountants, has been awarded honorary membership of the Association of International Accountants (AIA) in recognition of his contribution to accountancy and finance. The award ceremony took place at Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London on 26 July 2017.The AIA is a global body for professional accountants, founded in 1928 to promote the concept of ‘international accounting’ in order to create a global network of accountants committed to the interests of its members [...]

For The Cat Food Experience

OSCAR Pet Foods has the expertise and the knowledge to deliver a food that will inspire the appetite of any cat, and with the introduction of its complete wet food range, there's no better time than now to give it a try.Knowing how discerning cats can be, the OSCAR's existing range of dry and new selection of wet foods are not only extremely tasty but contain fine quality meats, prepared to maintain freshness.Devoid of artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives [...]

Spoton Success: Meet Garry Stewart, the local it’seeze website consultant for York and Harrogate

Looking for an opportunity that provides real job satisfaction alongside a great work-life balance? That’s exactly what Garry Stewart found when he joined Spoton.net as a franchisee in 2013 following a successful career in business development.Below, Garry explains what it’s really like partnering with one of the UK’s leading online franchises:Why did you decide to join a franchise instead of starting your own company? I wanted to hit the ground running so to speak, with a proven business model, in [...]

The Super 6 – is one for you?

Home Instead Senior Care is the world’s largest and best home care provider – enabling older people to stay in their own home for longer by providing services including companionship, home help and personal care.For those looking to step into an established, profitable franchise, one of Home Instead’s 6 territory resales represents a perfect opportunity to make money and make a difference to society at the same time.For some entrepreneurs, taking over an established business is more desirable than [...]

Paul Shaw New Business Doctors Franchisee

Business Doctors has recruited its fourth franchisee for Greater London.Former lastminute.com and Time Out director Paul Shaw has bought the exclusive territory of Hounslow and Richmond.Business Doctors partner in a highly practical way with SMEs, working alongside business owners to achieve growth. This hands on approach, which lies somewhere between coaching and consultancy, really resonates with Paul.He says: "I like really getting under the skin of businesses," he says, "and helping them get  to the next level. I am [...]

White Collar Franchise Opportunity Review

Franchises are available across almost all industries, from plumbing and cleaning to catering and entertainment. This means that, no matter what background a franchisee comes from, or what type of career they’re looking to build in the future, there will be something to suit them perfectly.White collar businesses are one of the most versatile areas of franchise. Suitable for people with a wide variety of skills, white collar work allows franchisees to use their business acumen to build a [...]

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Property Franchise Opportunity Review

For anyone considering investing or working in property full time, a property franchise might be a very good idea. There are many different types of franchise that specialise in property, from repairs and maintenance to estate agency.Property is one of the biggest industries in the UK, worth billions of pounds a year, and a key source of private investment. With so many property owners keen to protect their investment, property franchises are very popular and often very successful.As with [...]

Retail Franchise Opportunities Review

Retail is a notoriously up and down sector of the business world. When times are good products fly off the shelves, profits are huge and it’s a relatively easy way to make money. However, in times of more economic uncertainty, shoppers lose confidence and choose to hold onto their hard-earned cash instead of spending it. Then it becomes harder to balance the books.However, sensible retail strategy and following a proven business plan can make it easy to pass through [...]

Low Cost Franchise Opportunity Review

Being the boss doesn’t have to be beyond anyone’s reach. There are many different kinds of low-cost franchise that let people start their own business and take control of their own career.While some franchises, such as major name fast food restaurants, could set you back hundreds of thousands of pounds, it’s also possible to get franchises for just a few thousand pounds. These might not bring in the same kind of turnover, but they are proven business models and, [...]

Van Based Franchise Opportunity Review

Van based franchises are a very popular choice for entrepreneurs looking for lucrative business opportunities. Van based franchises are available in a variety of sectors, from delivery and collection to cleaning, plumbing and home maintenance. As van based franchises often don’t require investors to acquire commercial or office premises, they can be more affordable than other types of franchises. This makes van based franchises a very popular choice for ambitious entrepreneurs from a wide range of backgrounds.  Types of van [...]

Summer Update & 3 New Franchisees for Trophy Pet Foods

Trophy Pet Foods has never been a company that sits still! Many new developments, projects and an enhanced franchise package are being rolled out this year, such as the integration of a fresh revamped website and social media feeds, a bespoke CRM system for Trophy franchisees and 2 brand-new social media adverts. In addition Trophy has 3 new franchisees starting in July.Kevin from Hertfordshire, George from South Lancashire and Marc from East Sussex. With the addition of these new [...]

Media and Photography Franchise Opportunity Review

For many people, a job in media or photography is an aspiration. Whether it’s web design, portraiture, sports photography, printing, video making or digital marketing, a job working in the creative industries is what many people aim for.One of the best ways for entrepreneurs to get into the world of media and photography is to open a franchise in the sector. Not only does this give them the chance to work in the area, it also provides the opportunity [...]