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ChipsAway Franchisee Case Study – Richard Dexter

Richard Dexter originally had a seasoned career as a Film and TV animator where he worked on films such as Lord of the Rings and Avatar. However, after 16 years in the industry, he decided he wanted a better work-life balance. Now he gets to take his 2 dogs to work with him each day, take his young children to school and watch them grow up. “I needed a new challenge and a change from my current career. My work [...]

ChipsAway Franchisee Case Study – Spencer Grainger

Spencer Grainger joined the network in 2012. Prior to joining the franchise, he set up his own Ski business in Austria which was very successful. When he returned to the UK he began working as a Sales Manager but missed the benefits of running his own business. He didn’t want to work for a company but wanted to be his own boss and reap the rewards of his own hard work – a ChipsAway franchise seemed like the perfect [...]

Why Live Chat Works

Manned live chat support is a great innovation. Businesses want to use live chat because of its advantages to their customers. The only issue being, only some of the larger companies in the market have the staff to pull this off. Outsourcing by opting for a manned live chat service makes sense for smaller companies. However, this also comes with challenges in that it’s difficult to see how an outsourced company can professionally represent you and your brand. How [...]

Third Franchisee for The Massage Company

The Massage Company are excited to announce the signing of their third franchisee, Sunny Sachdev into their membership-based massage franchise – the first and only business of its kind in the UK. Their first franchisee location is due to open shortly in Tunbridge Wells. The Massage Company founders, Elliot Walker and Charlie Thompson, are very excited the business will now also be looking to open in The Midlands with such a credible franchisee. Sunny has a strong management background and was [...]

Match Options Cambridge Franchisee Achieves £1 Million Turnover After Just 13 Months of Trading

Cambridge-based franchisee, Marshal Konzvo, is celebrating a remarkable first year-and-a-half in business. After just 13 months of trading, Marshal broke the £1 million turnover barrier and his business is continuing to grow month-on-month. It was in January 2017 when Marshal took the decision to start his own healthcare recruitment franchise. He left his previous career in IT behind him, and took the bold move to launch Match Options Cambridge. He used his savings to finance the new business, and with [...]

The Franchising Centre Gears Up for Growth with Two New Senior Appointments

The Franchising Centre have welcomed two new starters to the business. Robert and Richard Dancy join The Franchising Centre as Franchise Development and Recruitment Consultants. They will provide potential franchisors with expert guidance through the financial modelling process before managing their franchisee and recruitment processes. Robert and Richard grew up in franchising as their family business, Oscar Pet Foods, developed as a franchisor in the early 90s. Robert brings over 20 years’ experience of working in the franchising arena. Following [...]

5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction for the 5th time

The UK’s leading homecare franchisor Home Instead Senior Care has received a 5 Star rating for the 5th time in Smith & Henderson’s annual Franchisee Satisfaction survey. With over 900 franchisors in the UK – 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction from the independent market research company helps stellar franchisors stand out from the competition. The Home Instead Senior Care network has 190 passionate franchisees who enjoy being their own boss, being in charge of their own work life balance and using the [...]

Case study – Jonny Pearson – Revive! Edinburgh

Fatherhood and fate led Jonny Pearson to Revive! No stranger to franchising, the 47-year-old was previously group sales manager for Prime Fitness in Ireland, a franchisee of the énergie Group fitness franchise and set up the company’s first club Fit4less club in Poland alongside co-founding another successful polish fitness brand, Vitality Boutique Fitness. But then his daughter was born and he realised that he was spending so much time commuting to Poland he was missing her growing up. And with a [...]

Our family keeps growing!

Drain Doctor is excited to welcome Countrywide Grounds Maintenance to our family of service brands, The Dwyer Group. If you need grounds maintenance services with the highest standards, Countrywide is at the cutting edge! Countrywide was established over 25 years ago and in that time has developed an enviable reputation for excellence that stretches right across the country. Maintaining thousands of sites, they are one of the largest grounds maintenance companies in the country. With over 45 regional offices, Countrywide are [...]

Franchise UK Launches New UK Sister Website

UK’s largest franchise directory & information website launches new UK sister website Franchise UK, the UK’s largest franchise directory and resource of free franchising information est 2004 announces the launch of it’s new sister website the UK Franchise Opportunities Directory, https://uk-franchise-opportunities.org The new website has a completely different look and feel to the Franchise UK website and is less of a franchising information resource and more of an online brochure of franchises for sale in the UK. Franchise UK also claims [...]