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1st Franchise opens in Tunbridge Wells for multi-award winning, The Massage Company™

Featured Image: The Massage Company first franchisees Taran and Sophie Bassi outside the new Tunbridge Wells centre which opened on 7th September 2018The Massage Company (TMC) have continued their mission to ‘bring massage to the mainstream’ and are excited to announce the opening of the first franchisee location (2nd UK centre) in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.“Taran and Sophie Bassi, our first franchisees, have found a terrific property on Monson Road near the centre of the town” explains Elliot Walker, [...]

Dwyer Group Changes Corporate Name to Neighborly

Banbury, UK (20 September 2018) – Dwyer Franchising, LLC (“Dwyer Group”), one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, has announced that it is changing its corporate name to Neighborly, effective immediately. The decision follows the rapid success of the consumer-facing Neighborly platform developed a little more than a year ago to unite all of its service franchise brands under one umbrella. The new trade name supports the community of home service experts’ approach for providing [...]

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We believe in EWIF – just meet some of our leading ladies!

From mums to military personnel - Home Instead Senior Care has welcomed over 100 female franchisees to its UK network to date, ladies who have made their mark as businesswomen through its model.Franchising is far from being a man’s world or man’s business model. With a franchisor that supports its owners at every step of their journey – it gives women a robust route to become their own boss and be a business leader in their own right.Home Instead’s [...]

Lauren Dorling, Founder of Solesmith, to give keynote speech at The National Franchise Exhibition

The founder of Midlands-based company Solesmith, will provide insights into the highs and lows of setting up her successful enterprise at the Growing Your Own Business conference on Saturday 6 October.Incorporated within The National Franchise Exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC, the Growing Your Own Business conference is designed to equip visitors with the tools to accelerate the growth of an existing business or future venture.29-year-old founder of Solesmith, Lauren Dorling, will present her keynote on the second day of the [...]

Home Delivery At It’s Best

Home delivery has seen massive growth in recent years, and everyone is benefiting from the convenience of direct-to-the-door delivery of products and services. Busy pet owners are thankful for the hassle-free way to shop for pet food and accessories via the OSCAR complete service.Emma Shaw from Desborough in Kettering says “There is no doubt that the convenience of a reliable pet food home delivery service is a good reason to choose OSCAR, but when you discover what else comes [...]

More franchises than ever to choose from in the UK

The franchise sector continues to evolve and diversify, creating new and exciting opportunities for enterprising individuals to own a business. The National Franchise Exhibition, on 5 & 6 October at Birmingham’s NEC, is the perfect opportunity to find out more.It’s a well-cited trend that British consumers are spending less on belongings and more on experiences, including fitness, entertainment and eating out. The variety of franchises on offer to support these changing consumer trends, provides potential franchisees with a range [...]

Developing Derbyshire – Minster Cleaning Services Franchise

A well established branch of Minster Cleaning Services has a new owner. The thriving commercial cleaning company’s Derbyshire franchise was purchased as a new start in 1998 and the previous franchisee took over in 2005. New franchisee, Paul Watts chose Minster because he knew that his 30 years’ management experience would prove to be invaluable.After a short time in teaching, Paul armed himself with a Master’s Degree in Information Management and joined CCN Systems in Nottingham where he was [...]

Specialist conference opens the door to the rewards of multi-unit franchising

Ambitious entrepreneurs will gather at the Multi-unit Franchise Conference at Birmingham’s NEC on 5 October 2018 to explore the lucrative world of multi-unit franchising.According to the British Franchise Association (bfa), nearly 30% of UK franchise units are owned by multi-unit franchisees. The statistics point to this to being a rewarding strategy, with a higher percentage of multi-unit franchises counting themselves as profitable or very profitable than single unit operators.[1]Sponsored by HSBC, the Multi-unit Franchise Conference is designed to support existing franchisees who are [...]

Dwyer Group expands Drain Doctor franchise nationally with two new owners

Dwyer Group, one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, has expanded its Drain Doctor franchise locations to 53, with two new franchise owners coming on board – Carl Butterfield and Steve and Myles Lawless.Carl Butterfield took over the management of Drain Doctor Gloucestershire in June and continues to work with Ruth Ryder, office manager, who has been keeping the business running effectively for the past year following the passing away of the previous owner Nick [...]

Despite hopes of a soft Brexit being flushed away, Drain Doctor keeps on growing

Banbury, UK (23 August 2018) – With the fear of a no-deal Brexit and UK businesses living through uncertain economic times, the drainage industry has seemingly not had the same problems growing their businesses, according to Drain Doctor, the UK’s largest full service combined commercial and domestic plumbing organisation.Drain Doctor, which has over 50 franchise locations and is part of the Dwyer Group family of brands, has seen its largest growth to date in 2018 with an average increase [...]

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Dwyer Group brands join forces to support BBC DIY SOS

Drain Doctor and Bright & Beautiful franchisees donate their services. Banbury, UK (20 August 2018) - North East based Drain Doctor and Bright & Beautiful contributed their drainage and housekeeping services to a newly adapted home in North Shields for a family featured on BBC DIY SOS.The teams from Drain Doctor and Bright & Beautiful attended the Big Reveal on 16th August to welcome the well-deserved family into their new home. They also had the opportunity to meet the family, [...]

10 years master win

Celebrating 25 years of client success

ActionCOACH is celebrating hitting the milestone of 25 years in business. Their global network of business growth coaches has been supporting business owners to success for a quarter of a century! The 25th anniversary party was hosted on Australia’s Hamilton Island near where Brad Sugars, ActionCOACH’s Global CEO and Founder, first started the company. The party was one evening of ActionCOACH’s Global Conference where for the tenth year running, the UK team outperformed 79 other countries to win Master Licensee [...]