April 2018 - Franchise UK

Monthly Archives - April 2018

Taxcalc Franchise

TaxCalc wins contract to be accountancy software partner for TaxAssist Accountants

The multi award winning franchisor TaxAssist Accountants has appointed TaxCalc as its new software partner.TaxCalc will provide TaxAssist’s 200+ franchised accountancy firms with a wide portfolio of products, including final accounts production, tax, practice management and company secretarial packages, running on its CloudConnect platform. Following an extensive pilot, a phased six-month migration of network members is now underway.TaxCalc is a family-run business and the largest independently-owned software provider in its sector, with a 20% share of the tax and [...]

Taxassist Franchise Conference

TaxAssist Accountants celebrates most successful Annual Conference yet

More than 520 franchisees, partners and staff helped make this year’s TaxAssist Accountants’ Conference on Saturday, 21st April its most successful to date.Hosted at Celtic Manor, near Newport in Wales, the day started with a busy exhibition, at which franchisees were able to browse the 62 exhibitor stands and meet service providers and staff from TaxAssist’s Support Centre.After lunch, TaxAssist’s Directors presented their vision for the organisation’s future direction, focusing on a new software suite, as well as the [...]

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Business is booming for TaxAssist Accountants Edinburgh

Since 2010 Renee Mackay has built up a client base of over 1,200 small and medium-sized businesses with a fee bank of £800,000 and 15 employees.Business is booming for Edinburgh-based accountancy firm TaxAssist Accountants headed up by serial entrepreneur Renee Mackay. Rapid growth meant she had to move to larger premises in Corstorphine in 2013 – three times the size of her original office.Renee recently opened another Edinburgh office in a joint venture with business partner Alan Johnston in [...]

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Busylizzy wins Theo Paphitis’ Small Business Sunday

Busylizzy, a mother and baby exercise and fitness franchise started by two women at their kitchen table, has received a huge digital boost courtesy of ex Dragon and retail entrepreneur, Theo Paphitis.Busylizzy, which was founded in 2011 and franchised in 2014 by old school friends Julie Clabby and Sarah Batterbury, offers a huge range of exercise and educational classes to mums and babies up to the age of four, delivered by 20+ franchise owners across the UK.The business recently [...]

Your chance to meet The Massage Company and experience the customer journey with a complimentary massage

The Massage Company Franchise are hosting a number of discovery days at their head office in Camberley (Surrey), between 11am and 3pm.You will meet with Elliot Walker, one of the Directors and have a tour of the centre and then you will go through the business so you can understand what we do and you can see whether you would like to own your own TMC Centre.Charlie Thompson (Co-Founder & Operations Director) and Butt Miller accountants will also be [...]

Trophy Pet Foods Franchisees

Trophy Pet Foods Welcome 2 New Husband & Wife Franchisees

The sun is finally out, it’s a royal baby boy and Trophy Pet Foods are delighted to welcome two new husband & wife teams as new Trophy franchisees. Mark & Justine from Trophy Pet Foods Isle of Wight and Sean & Julie from Trophy Pet Foods North Warwickshire.All 4 have completed their training at Trophy Pet Foods H.O. and will be on the road from this week! They join Trophy’s growing team of local Trophy Nutritional Advisers throughout the [...]

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What is a Master Franchise and what are the benefits of a Master Franchise?

Master franchise Opportunites: What are they and why you should consider investing Although the basic concept of franchising is relatively simple, the model can become somewhat more complex when implemented in a real-life business setting. Different businesses use the franchise model in slightly different ways, with many adapting the basic principles of franchising to suit their needs. One way in which the franchise business model can be modified is by introducing master franchisees to the business’s hierarchy. Ideal for certain [...]

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From corporate finance to senior care in South Lanarkshire

Featured Image: Alan Barr in his Home Instead Senior Care office (right) with son Alistair (left).After two decades working in corporate finance, father-of-three Alan Barr walked away from a six figure salary to become his own boss as a franchisee with Home Instead Senior Care in South Lanarkshire.Having held senior roles including CFO of £350m turnover Peel Ports, Alan was also the former FD then MD of Glasgow Airport. His corporate career involved UK and international travel and ‘working all [...]

What is required to become a SkyCam Aerial Photography Franchisee?

SkyCam franchise review, background and requirements to become a SkyCam franchisee Technology is an incredibly important part of many businesses. As well as using computers, online software, printers, scanners and other gadgets to carry out everyday operations, a lot of businesses rely on technology for their income. These businesses have to survive in a fast-paced world, adapting to changing technological trends and new innovations whenever they occur.Although the rapidly changing world of technology can make professional life a challenge, it [...]

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Your chance to shine with a MAX WAX Franchise

Do you have what it takes to become the newest member of the MAX WAX family?  This established valeting brand are seeking franchisees to come on board with this exciting, new franchise opportunity. The History MAX WAX, based in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, have been leading the way in valet services across the South of England for the past 14 years.  Whether you require a valet service for your car, prestige sports or classic model, boat or even your helicopter, an experienced [...]

How much does an ActionCOACH Business Coaching Franchise Cost?

What is ActionCOACH Business Coaching Franchise and How Much Does an ActionCOACH Franchise Cost? Although many of the franchises you’ll come across as you search for a business opportunity will sell physical products or offer a tangible service, there are some that are a little harder to categorise. These franchises sell an idea rather than a specific product and so are completely dependent on the enthusiasm, skill and commitment of the franchisees that invest in them.One such franchise is ActionCOACH. [...]

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Franchisor Stephen discusses the Nippon Inn franchise opportunity and past business experiences

Where did the idea for The Nippon Inn come from?The idea for the Nippon Inn first came while I was teaching in Japan. I spent many evenings frequenting ‘Izakaya’ restaurants or Japanese pubs. Four years later I returned to England where I met my Japanese wife Yoko. Together we spent three more years in Japan running our own English language school. When Yoko was pregnant with our second daughter we decided to return to Bournemouth England to raise our [...]