Just Shutters expands!

Just Shutters expands! It gives us immense pleasure to welcome new franchisees to our Just Shutters #franchise family. Husband and wife team, Emile and Penny van Heerden, join us following an incredible life of travel and experiences. They bring to Just Shutters a wealth of knowledge. Emile says, “We are both really excited about the prospect …

My First Year as a Project Management Franchisee…

My First Year as a Project Management Franchisee… George Cusack became a project management franchisee with Aspray in November 2018. After a long and successful career in the motor trade working in various management roles, George wanted to work for himself. A year later we caught up with George to see how he found the …

Just Shutters Surrey Case Study

Just Shutters Surrey Case Study Name: Simon & Georgina Broadhurst Location: Surrey Franchise: Just Shutters Date launched the franchise: 17th March 2017 Can you tell us a bit about yourself and what you were doing prior to buying a franchise business? Simon was made redundant twice in quick succession.  He was already disillusioned with the London …

Mark Richardson – Why I joined the Shuttercraft franchise

Mark Richardson – Why I joined the Shuttercraft franchise For more than 30 years, Mark Richardson had enjoyed a career as a successful salesperson in the motor trade. His positive nature and soft sell approach saw him bounce back from three redundancies, but at the age of 62, Mark finally decided to do something for …

Just Shutters Case Study Andy Cox-Peel

Just Shutters Case Study Andy Cox-Peel Interview with Just Shutters franchisee for Birmingham, Andy Cox-Peel, who launched their Just Shutters franchise in 1st April 2016. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and what you were doing prior to buying a franchise business? I was self-employed working as a sole trader with a mix of …

Dream Doors announces new Managing Director

Dream Doors®, the UK’s #1 kitchen makeover franchisor, and part of Neighbourly®, has appointed Edward Brewer as Managing Director with immediate effect. Previously director of UK sales at Dream Doors, Ed is ideally positioned to lead Dream Doors through the next phase of growth and he will work alongside Philip Carr to ensure a smooth …

Neighborly® Acquires Dream Doors

28th Feb 2019 ( Franchise UK ) – Neighborly®, the world’s largest franchisor of home service brands, has announced the acquisition of Dream Doors, the UK’s No. 1 kitchen makeover franchisor. The addition marks the first acquisition of 2019 and brings Neighborly to a total of 22 service brands, nearly 3,700 franchise owners and more …

Prokil Featured on BBC Radio Solent

Prokil franchise Car

Prokil, Franchise Manager Alex Marsango, himself a qualified surveyor talks to BBC Radio Solent about the growing trend in housing to add further value by going down into the basements of houses and commercial properties when space around is limited. Prokil not only work on damp and timber problems, but also work on construction projects …

Prokil Opens another Franchise covering Central London

Prokil Franchisees

Prokil, damp and timber preservation specialists, have launched their first London based franchise in Kensington. This will be Prokil’s second franchise across the UK but their first offering in London. James Beevis and Wai Lam are the latest investors in Prokil’s franchise business and will provide damp and timber services from the Kensington Prokil office …

Why you should consider buying a home improvement franchise

art wall brush painting

Home improvement franchises – we all love DIY Although bank holidays and weekends used to be spent carrying out huge amounts of DIY, minor refurbishments and even some fairly major projects, the general public’s taste for this has faded in recent years. Rather than ‘do it yourself’, the preferred method is to pay someone to …

Nathan Crombie & Wai Lam – Prokil Brighton

Van based franchise Prokil announce Brighton Franchisees

Van based franchise Prokil announce Brighton Franchisees Can you tell us a little about your working background? Myself (Nathan Crombie) and Wai both come from retail industry back grounds and have previously been retail store managers for ten years plus.  Wai was a store manager for Curry’s, Argos, Iceland and a Department head of World …

Home improvement franchises review

Home improvement franchises

Home improvement franchises DIY is almost a national obsession in the UK. Every weekend thousands of men and women roll up their sleeves, open up the tool kit and try to make their homes more beautiful. As a result of the country’s enthusiasm for DIY, home improvement is a lucrative industry to be involved in. …