Birmingham electrical business shortlisted for two prestigious business awards

Mr Electric van

Mr. Electric, a leading UK electrical franchise, has been shortlisted for two categories in the prestigious annual Birmingham Post Business Awards 2018 – the ‘Business Entrepreneur of the Year’ and ‘Family Business of the Year’. Run by the Birmingham Post, these widely-respected awards recognise achievement and highlight the innovative people and companies in Birmingham who …

Dwyer Group Europe New Campus Opening

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The groundbreaking ceremony took place seven months ago, and now the training hall with 400 square meters is ready for use in the Ellwangen industrial park Neunheim. A two-storey office building also offers space for 40 employees of the German franchise brands Locatec Ortungstechnik GmbH and Rainbow International Germany. The Dwyer Group is the world’s …

Dwyer Group® Acquired by Harvest Partners – Mr. Electric part of the Dwyer Group family of brands

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Dwyer Franchising, LLC (“Dwyer Group”), one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, yesterday announced it has been acquired by Harvest Partners, LP (“Harvest Partners” or “Harvest”), a New York-based private equity firm. The deal marks the fourth and largest private equity transaction of Dwyer Group in the franchise organisation’s history. Terms …

Ovenclean Success Story – Steven and Estelle Sykes – Ovenclean Barnsley

Ovenclean franchisee line up

Both Steven Sykes and Estelle Robertson had very successful careers, but they decided that they wanted a better work life balance – something that they could achieve through an Ovenclean franchise. Although they have faced some challenges, 18 months down the line Steven and Estelle are thoroughly enjoying the benefits of owning their own business …

Clear Brew signs up 41st Franchisee

The Uk’s leading independent beer line cleaning company, Clear Brew, is well on its way to achieving complete National coverage after signing its 41st Franchisee. Neil Hickton has secured the Leicestershire and Rutland region and having completed his training during a residential course in sunny Cornwall, is ready to start cleaning the beer lines for …

What are the advantages of buying a van based franchise?

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About van based franchises There’s a stereotype in the UK of the white van driver. Loud and aggressive, they’re a little bit dodgy, doing odd jobs for cash. But like most stereotypes, this is both not fair and not true. The reality is that van-based businesses are perfectly viable and legitimate. And in fact, the …

Wilkins Chimney Sweep sell franchise operation to StumpBusters

Peter and Louise Harris

Wilkins Chimney Sweep have sold their business to Darren Taylor Holdings Ltd. The company has acquired Wilkins to be run alongside its other companies including tree-stump grinding franchise StumpBusters UK Ltd and other smaller operations. The Chimney Sweeping business, owned by husband and wife team Peter and Louise Harris, has been sold as an on-going …

Metro Rod Aberdeen franchise expand into 2018

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Metro Rod Aberdeen Franchisees expand into surrounding franchise territories Just a handful of months after taking over the Metro Rod Aberdeen area, Nick and Angela Langan, who also run hugely successful safety and compliance business ‘Safetest Compliance Services’, have started 2018 as they mean to go on, with expansion into Dundee and Perth, and the …

Metro Rod celebrates at inaugural Conference and Awards ceremony 2017

Metro Rod celebrates at inaugural Conference and Awards ceremony 2017 Drain care franchise Metro Road reports of success at the inaugural conference & awards ceremony. Franchisees, employees and suppliers from across the country all congregated last weekend at 5* resort – The Celtic Manor, for the much-anticipated Metro Rod conference and awards ceremony, sponsored by …

Screen Rescue Welcomes New Franchisee Thanks To Franchise UK

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Screen Rescue, a van based windscreen repair franchise, have recruited a new franchisee as a result of their franchise recruitment advertising on Franchise UK. Screen Rescue launched in 2012 and is a scalable multi van franchise opportunity with territories nationwide. Amanda Hilario, who is operations director at Screen Rescue, explained “After testing out a number …

Wilkins Chimney Sweep reaches finals of Best Franchise Awards!

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Wilkins Chimney Sweep has reached the finals of the smith+henderson Best Franchise Awards, sponsored by Lloyds Bank, in the category of ‘Best Man In A Van Franchise’. The franchise is based on a chimney sweeping business founded in 1895. Husband and wife team Peter and Louise Harris franchised the business in 2011 and now have …