£70,000 Minimum Investment
Pirtek Fluid Transfer Solutions Franchise
199 The Vale
With a reported shortage of Plumbers in the UK, plumbing franchises have become popular.
Most of us will require the skills of a plumber at some point, whether we are having a new bathroom or kitchen installed or have a domestic disaster such as a burst pipe, the first thing most homeowners will do is call on a local plumber to get the problem fixed as soon as possible.
With more and more homes being built across the UK plumbing will always be an essential service for the construction industry, and industry in general as well as to homeowners.
Plumbing franchises can be versatile opportunities, they could be run management style perhaps for a franchisee without plumbing experience who employs experienced, qualified plumbers to attend to the calls or a qualified plumber who would benefit from marketing and administrative support offered by the franchisor.
Many plumbing franchises are available at varying levels of investment depending on the franchise type.
Management Franchises remain to top choice amongst white collar franchise seekers. With business consultancy services estimated to be worth £7bn to the UK economy. Many companies chose to employ franchised business consultants in order to reduce costs and improve their businesses operations.
This can be both enjoyable and a lucrative area of business. Working as a management consultant is considered by many to be a professional role, if you have a passion for business and are brimming with enthusiasm, the training programmes that many management franchise can provide you with the right skills, techniques and on-going support required for you to operate your franchise.
A management franchise can also offer a good life work balance, with consultancy hours mainly being set around traditional office hours, a management franchise could be the solution for more leisure time and is ideal for people who enjoy business and have a desire to inspire other local businesses to thrive.
Van based Franchises
Van based franchises are a popular choice for many people seeking a new career opportunity. With a van based franchise there is a huge variety of options available offering freedom to run your business without necessarily needing to employ any staff or allow incur large overheads connected to commercial premises, shops etc. So what types of van based franchises are available?
Home Improvement & Disaster Recovery
These services are at the top of the list of insurance companies & homeowners in a time of crisis, when there is a disaster at home, such as a fire or flood and many several franchise networks have been grown into national networks just supplying major insurers.
This type of van franchise is an attractive option for many franchise seekers, who like to be out and about dropping off parcels to businesses and homeowners. Courier franchises can be flexible and some are low or even no investment and sometimes can even be run alongside an existing business or full or part-time job to create even more flexibility.
Many homeowners and businesses recognise the efficiency of professional oven cleaning. This business is a great source of repeat business as well as of course the oven will need to be cleaned on a regular basis.
Mobile Coffee Shop
Coffee shops have grown to a huge size in the UK and is worth billions to the UK economy but there are now mobile coffee shop franchises that can tap into this growing market. The beauty of this sort of franchise is that you can take a quality product to areas that may not have had a major coffee brand nearby such as offices or industrial premises in retail and/or industrial estates. They also benefit from far lower overheads compared to retail coffee shops which are usually in expensive, prime retail locations.
Auto Car Repair
Car scratch, bump and windscreen repairs have become increasingly popular with car owners wanting to keep their vehicles looking good. These automotive franchises specialise in many automotive services including alloy wheel repair, dent and scratch removal, windscreen repair & mobile tyre replacement.
Both commercial cleaning & domestic cleaning are services often contracted by businesses and homeowners. These franchises can provide specialist cleaning services such as carpet and rug cleaning, as well as regular household and contract office cleaning.
Us Brits love our gardens and are prepared to spend, spend, spend to keep them looking good, there are many different type of gardening van based franchises available. The specialist services provided include professional lawn care and maintenance, fencing, garden design and landscaping. If you enjoy working outdoors gardening franchises could be a viable business option.
The domestic cleaning industry alone in the UK is worth over £4.7 billion according to the Office of National Statistics. Commercial cleaning according to Facilities Management Journal ( FMJ ) the contract cleaning sector is set to grow by £100 million and the total contract cleaning market to rise by £500 million . The cleaning sector and therefore cleaning franchise businesses represents a great potential investment as the commercial sector grow and increase in older people in our communities will mean more people will seek the assistance from local companies to provide domestic cleaning to enable them to remain in their homes.
A cleaning franchise is usually what is called a white collar franchise. That is that the franchisee, the business owner tends not to actually carry out the physical cleaning but manage staff and the overall business including potentially new customer acquisition and general day to day management duties. Because of this management style and that most franchises provide such thorough operational training & support many successful franchisees have come from management backgrounds from completely different industries.