Franchise UK Blog

My Homecare as Tendering and Compliance Consultant

Stephen Clark has been involved in the care sector for over 10 years. Starting with a small rural company in west Durham, helping it to retain its Social Services contract through the tender and procurement process. He has been employed in most roles, including hands on care. He then went on to manage a Domiciliary Care company of his own and grew it from just over 400 hours per week to over 2000 in 2 years.After selling the company [...]

Caring entrepreneur to inspire new generation of Scottish franchisees

A CARING entrepreneur from Glasgow is set to share insights from his business success story to help inspire a new generation of Scottish franchisees.Suhail Rehman opened a franchise business providing homecare for older people in 2014. Just three years on he is fast approaching a £1 million turnover and is proud to be an employer of choice in the city too.Now he is set to be a panel speaker during April’s Scottish Franchise Week at a bespoke Business Breakfast [...]

Go Kart Party Welcome Two New Franchisees

Go Kart Party are delighted to announce their two newest business partners.Adal & his Partner Sarah from Enfield, joined our expanding team in March following the recommendation from a family friend who had already purchased a franchise from Go Kart Party back in 2016. After seeing how quickly his franchise took off and how popular the Go Karts where with their rich cash rewards, they realised there was huge market in the Enfield area to tap into.Debbie & Dave [...]

HomeXperts the first property franchise to secure 100% funding with start-up direct

If you have ever wanted to start a business but struggled to raise the finances required?Well want no more as national award-winning property franchise HomeXperts have secured 100% funding for new franchisees with government-backed StartupDirect.StartupDirect can offer you up to £25,000 of funding for your franchise which can cover your initial franchise fee and first years working capital with HomeXperts.If you are planning to start your entrepreneurial career as a couple, you can get up to £50,000 in funding [...]

Franchise Brands appoints new Chief Information Officer

Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand international franchisor today announces the appointment of Colin Rees as Chief Information Officer, effective 1 April.The appointment follows Franchise Brands’ recent announcement of the proposed acquisition of Metro Rod Limited, a leading provider of drain clearance and maintenance services for a total consideration of £28 million.  This acquisition substantially increases the size and scale of the Group which already includes market leading franchise brands, ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad.In his role, which is newly [...]

Getting Paid For Your Passion

ChipsAway Car Repairers Show Off Their Favourite Jobs ChipsAway is the UK's leading network of minor car body repair specialists. Many of their franchisees join the network because they are already so passionate about cars, and see the franchise as a great opportunity to turn their career into their hobby.ChipsAway is rated very highly amongst their customers for their high-quality repair work (8.9 on Trustpilot in fact), so it’s no wonder they are regularly entrusted with cars of a much [...]

ChipsAway Achieve a Coveted 5* Rating on TrustPilot

ChipsAway, the originators of minor car paint repair technology, have recently achieved a prestigious 5* rating from online consumer review company TrustPilot, with an average review score of 9.0 from over 650 reviews!“Exceptional customer service and high quality standards are at the heart of all of our ChipsAway repairs.” States CEO Tim Harris. “The increase in our Trustpilot score is testament to the standard of work that ChipsAway specialists provide consistently across the country.”Tim continues, “Our network take great [...]

Basildon Bond

Through a mix of hard graft, dedication and commitment, Colin May has risen through the Pirtek ranks from trade counter assistant to owner, much to his own surprise.“I never set out to own my own business.   But Pirtek gave me that opportunity and I seized the chance.”   So says Colin May, Licensee at Pirtek Basildon who left school “without direction” and who had never even heard of Pirtek before the day he set foot in what would ultimately become [...]

Award-Winning Property Franchise HomeXperts to give away a FREE franchise!

National award-winning property franchise HomeXperts are celebrating International Women’s Day by giving away a free franchise. A HomeXperts property franchise worth £10,000 will be up for grabs this week with one lucky future female entrepreneur taking the prize.Founder and Managing Director of HomeXperts, Sussanne Chambers, is keen to find a franchising female in which to gift this opportunity of a lifetime. She described in a video about the offer, how she had always been encouraged to: “reach for my goals”. [...]

Another New Partner for Franchise UK

Franchise UK are delighted to announce an exclusive partnership with Franchiseek.com.   After many weeks of working together, Franchise UK can now reveal an agreement is now in place.Franchiseek.com is the brain-child of Trevor Hart, Hart Media Group.  Franchiseek.com was one of the very first franchise portal websites established in 1999.  Franchiseek.com website covers 60 international countries.Franchise recruitment advertisers will benefit greatly from this new alliance.  Franchise UK offers national, regional and international franchise recruitment advertising and other franchise related [...]

Pirtek Makes a Date with Charity

Pirtek UK, the leading Fluid Transfer Solutions provider, has channelled the “Calendar Girls” to create a truly unique new 2017 calendar whilst raising almost £10,000 for the Prostate Cancer UK charity. The Pirtek calendar has become a mainstay of offices and workshops up and down the land.   But those receiving this year’s calendar will have noticed something of a departure from the norm.   “The Pirtek calendar has traditionally featured a Pirtek girl on one side and either a Pirtek van [...]