August 2017 - Franchise UK

Monthly Archives - August 2017

Business Doctors Welcomes New Business Services Manager

SME support franchise Business Doctors has strengthened its head office team with a new business services manager.Angela Connally will take on a broad role, with responsibilities including managing the office, updating and improving systems, looking after franchisee compliance and ISO accreditation and contributing to marketing and recruitment.She joins the consultancy network after almost a decade with American franchisor CMIT Solutions, which provides outsourced IT expertise for small and medium sized enterprises. Whilst part of the franchise development team with [...]

Congratulations to David and Dawn Jarvis

It's a proud moment for OSCAR Pet Foods as they celebrate the loyalty and dedication David and Dawn Jarvis have shown in the 21 years of running a very successful OSCAR franchise business.As David says, “We are delighted to be celebrating 21 happy years with OSCAR. Being one of the early franchises, we have seen massive improvements to the system and our working life.”It was back in the 1990s when OSCAR set up its first franchise and from those [...]

Super 6 – resales present perfect opportunity to step into a profitable franchise

For people looking to step into an established, profitable franchise, one of Home Instead Senior Care’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 a start-up. A resale is the ideal proposition for people who want to become part of our mission ‘to change the face of ageing’ but with an established team, office and structure [...]

Thanks to Business Doctors, Caroline can have her cake and eat it

Running a successful cake business was something Caroline Pearman had dreamed of since learning to bake with her grandmother as a little girl.But, after taking the plunge and leaving her busy job as a university project manager, she quickly found that her dream was turning into a nightmare.And it wasn’t for lack of business - Caroline’s Cakes quickly became so popular, she found herself working well into night, seven days a week, to keep up with demand. But the [...]

Why Franchise Your Business?

Franchising has become established around the world as the low cost way to rapidly expand your business. A franchise strategy is widely used by every size and type of business and it works in most business sectors. It can be used within your own country to speed domestic expansion, or to spearhead an international growth drive into other countries. But what are the specific benefits of franchising your business that tempt so many companies to employ this strategy?CapitalYou will [...]

Why a Resale Business?

An established resale franchise is a positive investment. They become available from time to time, offering a solid foundation you can maintain and build on successfully. At any time, setting up a business can be a daunting prospect but, a resale opportunity has the additional benefit of having a presence in the area, which may provide the extra appeal and add to your confidence. About a resale business... Buying a resale business will differ slightly from that of a new start [...]

ERA retain Franchisor of the Year crown!

For the second year in a row, Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) have been named Bronze Franchisor of the Year by the British Franchise Association (bfa).Hundreds of entries from businesses spanning all industries and sectors were whittled down to a shortlist of five truly outstanding franchisors. Standing toe-to-toe with leading global and domestic brands, ERA fought off fierce competition to receive the award in front of more than 350 guests at a glittering black tie event, hosted in the heart [...]

Oscar Pet Foods – Rewarding Success

Huge congratulations to Samantha Parkes for winning the OSCAR Pet Foods sponsored prize for the 'Top Nutritional Portfolio'. A glass plaque and a cheque for £250 has been awarded for her achievement in gaining a Foundation Degree (Fdsc) in Animal Studies - Welfare of Animals (Health Care Management) at Lancashire based Myerscough College.OSCAR is first and foremost at the front of pet education and annually sponsors a successful student from Myerscough College. As one of the UK's largest land-based [...]