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ChipsAway Franchisee Case Study – Richard Dexter

Richard Dexter originally had a seasoned career as a Film and TV animator where he worked on films such as Lord of the Rings and Avatar. However, after 16 years in the industry, he decided he wanted a better work-life balance. Now he gets to take his 2 dogs to work with him each day, take his young children to school and watch them grow up.“I needed a new challenge and a change from my current career. My work [...]

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ChipsAway Franchisee Case Study – Spencer Grainger

Spencer Grainger joined the network in 2012. Prior to joining the franchise, he set up his own Ski business in Austria which was very successful. When he returned to the UK he began working as a Sales Manager but missed the benefits of running his own business. He didn’t want to work for a company but wanted to be his own boss and reap the rewards of his own hard work – a ChipsAway franchise seemed like the perfect [...]

ChipsAway Franchisee Case Study – Tunde Odeyemi

After completing an engineering degree at University and starting a career in the Oil and Gas industry, he decided after a few years that he wasn’t maximising his full potential. After spotting a ChipsAway van and seeing the sophisticated interior workshop, he knew it was for him.“I decided to become a part of a franchise because the team would be able to support my areas of weakness in starting up a business. A reputable franchise would be able to [...]

Case study – Jonny Pearson – Revive! Edinburgh

Fatherhood and fate led Jonny Pearson to Revive!No stranger to franchising, the 47-year-old was previously group sales manager for Prime Fitness in Ireland, a franchisee of the énergie Group fitness franchise and set up the company’s first club Fit4less club in Poland alongside co-founding another successful polish fitness brand, Vitality Boutique Fitness.But then his daughter was born and he realised that he was spending so much time commuting to Poland he was missing her growing up. And with a [...]

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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 a ChipsAway franchise cost?

ChipsAway franchise cost and why you should consider investing Every year the number of cars in the UK goes up. Between 2015 and 2016, the total number of vehicles increased by an incredible 600,000. There are now around 26 million cars on the country’s roads, with many households owning multiple vehicles. The South East of England has one of the highest rates of vehicle ownership in the country, with around 561 cars for every 1,000 people. As a result of [...]

Why you should consider investing in a Revive! franchise

Although it’s not something many of us like to think about when we’re behind the wheel, at some point most drivers will have a small crash or a knock that will damage the bodywork of their car and cause it to require repairs. Even if these scratches, scuffs and dents are purely aesthetic and don’t interfere with the running of the car in any way, getting these imperfections fixed is a priority for many drivers.This demand for quick and [...]

ChipsAway employee Callum Green Wins Silver at National Finals!

Many talented individuals, including Callum Green from ChipsAway North Tyneside, recently competed against each other at the Skill Auto national finals held at the NEC, in categories such as Automotive Technology, Refinishing, Body Repair and Heavy Vehicle Engineering! Callum performed brilliantly even under intense pressure and scrutiny from the judges, to go on and win Silver, and also a place in the World Skills UK Squad!Callum firstly had to complete an online test, then he took part in a [...]

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What are the benefits of buying a car dealership franchise?

About Car Dealership Franchise Opportunities With more than 30 million cars on UK roads alone, it’s no surprise that the automotive industry is big business. Early cars were sold direct from the manufacturer to the consumer, or through other channels such as mail order and travelling sales reps. But over time, the manufacturers and consumers both realised that there was a more convenient and profitable way to do it for both parties. Just imagine buying a car by mail order [...]

Why invest in an automotive franchise?

The automotive business & franchise industry The automotive industry in the UK is big business. In fact, in 2017 it was responsible for about £77.5 billion of turnover and £18.9 of added value to the UK economy. Across the country, around 169,000 people are directly employed in the industry and more than 800,000 in some capacity with a strong link to vehicles. In total, cars, trucks and other vehicles account for 12% of the total exported goods from the UK.In [...]

ChipsAway Encourage Women’s Confidence at Car Bodyshops

With recent research reporting that almost a third of females feel they have been ripped off for servicing and repair work done to their car, purely because they are female, nationwide car paintwork repair company ChipsAway, want to encourage an important change within the industry, and help females across the country to feel confident when it comes to all things automotive!“It’s no wonder that so many females feel uncomfortable when it comes to anything car-related, if they consistently feel [...]

What is the history of the car wash franchise?

History of the car wash Since the first customer bought the very first automobile, cars have been washed, polished and waxed on a regular basis. As the rate of car ownership increased and the automobile became within reach of the average worker, increasing numbers of professional car washes began to spring up along our roadsides and in petrol stations and service stations around the country. These days, most people will have their car washed by an automated machine or a [...]