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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 [...]

Putting the Customer First

It is 24 years since Pirtek Swindon became the 16th Pirtek Centre to open its doors in the UK.   Today, the original Licensee – Andy Edwards and his team – continues to provide an impeccable service to customers across Wiltshire and now also in Somerset.The year is 1993.   Bill Clinton has just been sworn in as the 42nd President of the United States.   Movie-goers are flocking to see Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List.   The FBI is laying siege to [...]

Property Franchise Flourishes this February

It’s no secret that the HomeXperts franchise network has been rapidly expanding. With 2016 ending in the signing of 5 franchisees, we have continued to grow in 2017.This month, we have gained 4 new franchisees in new territories around the country, here are the facts about Feb’s Fab Four: Jack Howard – HomeXperts MiddletonJack is a seasoned estate agent and professional photographer with a great reputation in the Middleton area. He parted ways with his business partner just after the [...]

Screen Rescue Are Searching for Aspiring Franchise Partners to Share in Their Success

With record sales of new cars, HGV and LGV vehicles in the UK and commercial vehicles contributing £11 billion annually to the UK economy, there’s never been a better time to consider becoming a windscreen and glass repair franchise partner.As one of the most successful dedicated windscreen repair specialists in the East of England, Screen Rescue delivers a wide range of windscreen and glass repair services within all commercial vehicle sectors. Screen Rescue are looking for aspiring franchise partners [...]

The Zip Yard Are Searching for Franchisees at The Franchise Show

Born in Belfast, The Zip Yard is a home-grown Northern Irish tailoring business specialising in quality clothing alterations from resizing to recycling and upcycling to zip repairs. Founded in 2005 by two aspiring entrepreneurs, the brand’s name is a nod to the heritage of the local area and the nearby shipyard.After enjoying early success, the brand soon turned to the franchising model to grow their business and since 2007 they’ve traded as a franchise company, first entering the Republic [...]