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 [...]

Beautiful Times Ahead With Dwyer Group

We are very excited to announce that Bright & Beautiful have been acquired by Dwyer Group; an American franchisor based in Waco, Texas.Bright & Beautiful are the ninth acquisition by Dwyer Group in the last few years, taking their total number of franchise brands to 15. Founder Rachel Ray, having started the business over 10 years ago, decided it was the time to pass on the baton to Dwyer Group. “We are delighted to join one of the most [...]

Introducing Extra Help’s New Franchisees of The Year…

Carol Godding and Cath Arnold, two friends from the Wirral, are living proof that it’s not always a bad idea to go into business with friends. The two ladies joined forces to start an Extra Help franchise in the Wirral in 2016 and, since then, have grown their business beyond their wildest dreams, with an impressive list of eighty-five clients on their books by the end of their first year of trading!Carol and Cath originally met at their children’s [...]

What are the best types of cleaning franchise to invest in?

Which type of cleaning franchises should you invest in?                    If there’s one type of service that’s always going to be in demand, it’s cleaning. From homes to offices and household appliances to cars, everything we use needs a bit of TLC every once and a while. In recent years, there’s been a big increase in demand for commercial cleaning services. According to the British Cleaning Council, the cleaning industry is now worth an impressive £24 billion to the UK [...]

Wilkins Chimney Sweep franchise gets behind national fire safety campaign

Wilkins Chimney Sweep, the UK’s only bfa member chimney sweeping franchise, is getting firmly behind a national safety campaign to reduce chimney fires.Part of the Government’s ‘Fire Kills’ campaign, is asking homeowners to have their chimneys swept now, to reduce the 4221 avoidable chimney fires recorded by the Fire and Rescue Services, that occurred from April 2016 to March 2017 in the UK. Wilkins are also adopting the Katie Haines Memorial Trust as their charity of the year; [...]

ServiceMaster Clean Barnsley and Rotherham Grows By 50% in 30th Year!

A Barnsley-based specialist cleaning company has closed out its 30th year in business with 50% growth on the previous year at over £750,000 turnover, thanks to its investments in its team and a new territory.ServiceMaster Clean Rotherham and Barnsley was launched in the spring of 1986 by fresh-faced, local teenager, Alan Sutton and his parents, Bob and Ethel Pickup. Originally run from the family home in High Green, Sheffield, 30 years on, the company employs 19 staff, including 14 [...]

Cleaning franchises, what are the options & what’s available?

Cleaning Franchises, what are the options & what's available? The demand for cleaning services continues to grow in the UK, and cleaning franchises are one of the best ways to get into the industry. There are several main types of cleaning franchise ranging from domestic to industrial level, and with much of the work being outsourced, the market is getting bigger.The internet is also making a big difference, with cleaning companies able to reach out and connect with customers more [...]

Cleaning Franchise Celebrates 20th Maid in 20th Year!

One of East Yorkshire’s largest domestic cleaning franchise businesses is celebrating 20 years’ in business with the appointment of its 20th member of staff as the business continues to expand.First launched in 1997, Merry Maids of East Yorkshire currently provides domestic cleaning services to over 161 clients across Beverley and East Yorkshire. With a staff of 20 maids, some of whom have been with the company for over 10 years, the business is committed to providing high quality cleaning [...]

TechClean Team Head to The Franchise Show to Find Aspiring Franchisees

TechClean are proud to be the UK’s leading expert in specialist IT cleaning, from data room to IT cleaning. Established in 1983 they now have regional branches throughout the UK enabling them to offer their services nationwide.On Friday the 17th and Saturday the 18th of February you’ll find some of the talented Tech Clean team on stand 200 at The Franchise Show. The biggest event of its kind, The Franchise Show will be hosted by the ExCel in London [...]

Vapor Clean Use The Franchise Show to Spread the Word About Their Franchise Program

Due to continued success in the South West, professional cleaning company Vapor Clean have launched a franchise program and are looking for passionate entrepreneurs to help grow their business. Specialising in domestic and commercial cleaning services, Vapor Clean is a collection of qualified and specialist cleaning experts offering everything from oven cleaning to end of tenancy cleans.In their bid to attract franchisees, Vapor Clean are attending this year’s The Franchise Show from the 17th to the 18th February at [...]

Rainbow International Support Franchisors at Awards Ceremony

Rainbow International were recently shortlisted for the bfa’s Franchisor of the Year Awards and were in attendance at the awards ceremony to support the winners. Although they were narrowly pipped to the post, the Rainbow International Head Office team were still extremely proud to have been shortlisted among so many large brands.Franchisors in the category were judged on the support they offer to franchisees, their business growth, engagement with franchisees and a dedication to ethical franchising. To be shortlisted [...]

Rain and Restoration – A Typical English Summer!

The typical English Summer has arrived again. One minute it’s warm and sunny and the next we’re stuck in a downpour so, as the UK experiences yet another summer of wild weather, who’s around to clean up the mess that the wind and rain leaves behind? A few people who benefit from a wild summer are Rainbow International franchisees. When flash floods strike, Rainbow International franchisees and their team are on hand to begin the clean-up process and ensure [...]