Fantastic Services is paying it forward by opening up their exclusive online training to all

The UK’s leading property-maintenance company is making its custom-built training platform available to everyone. In the light of recent events, the company supported thousands of essential workers and struggling businesses by delivering free cleaning to the UK’s essential workers and developing new antiviral services for commercial clients. Along with that, to mark their 11th anniversary, Fantastic Services decided to empower all the people who lost their job during the economic turmoil, as well as those who gained motivation to start a new business.

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Alchemy VA – “I have poured my heart into writing a book which will help and inspire others” New book is set to empower aspiring virtual assistants

16th June 2020: At a time when many are seeking more flexible, homeworking career options, a new book is promising to empower virtual assistants (VAs) to create their own thriving businesses.

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THE HOLIDAY FRANCHISE COMPANY – BACKED BY THE HIGHEST RATED TRAVEL AGENT

Hear from our members The Holiday Franchise Company, who have understandably faced huge challenges recently, yet have remained a leading figure in their industry. They share their recent reviews, and the story of Jenny their franchisee, who runs Tiger Eye Travel their franchisee of the month! Continue reading “THE HOLIDAY FRANCHISE COMPANY – BACKED BY THE HIGHEST RATED TRAVEL AGENT”

Fun Science – Adapting to Covid-19 as a children’s activity franchise

All across the UK, children’s entertainers and activity providers are adapting to our current ‘new normal’. One business that has been adapting in a variety of different ways is Fun Science which has franchised branches across the UK. Read on to find out about some of the different things that Fun Science branch owners are doing. Continue reading “Fun Science – Adapting to Covid-19 as a children’s activity franchise”

Franchise theatre school network continues to support talented youngsters with thousands of pounds worth of training

Franchise theatre school network continues to support talented youngsters with thousands of pounds worth of training

 

Despite the closure of schools across the UK, a Dragons’ Den backed theatre school franchise wanted to continue offering incredible opportunities to young people with a passion for the performing arts. Razzamataz Theatre Schools has been working with children for the last twenty years and has offered in excess of one million pounds in scholarships and grants to help children participate in the theatre arts. Continue reading “Franchise theatre school network continues to support talented youngsters with thousands of pounds worth of training”

Fantastic Services expands its business into new areas during a crisis

Rune Sovndahl Fantastic Services

The home-maintenance franchise company manages its way through the crisis by striking three new area development agreements. Along with the new services they launch, this expansion proves that Fantastic Services always finds a way to grow. With innovation and competitiveness, they are pushing through the crisis to reach the final destination – success.

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Spoton.net Ann Naylor franchisee case study

Ann Naylor – From freelancer to franchisee 

Prior to starting her spoton.net website franchise, Ann was a freelance digital marketing consultant. Whilst she enjoyed the flexibility that came with being self-employed, she missed the security and stability associated with being part of an established organisation. This led her to research online marketing franchise opportunities and discover spoton.net.

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Spoton.net John Wright franchisee case study

John Wright – From the building industry to building a successful online marketing franchise 

After working in the construction industry for much of his career, John was looking for a new opportunity where he could put his extensive experience in sales and marketing to good use. However, although he wanted the freedom of being self-employed, he also wanted the security of a well-established brand behind him – “I was aware that having a proven business model and recognised brand to work with would give me a much higher success rate than starting a business of my own.” 

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House of Colour Jane Dyson franchisee case study

FROM CORPORATE WORLD TO COLOUR GURU

Mother to six, Jane Dyson (55) from Chiswick, owned her own corporate promotional business in her twenties, sold it to a PLC Company and then became the Managing Director of the Marketing Services Division on their Board. However, Jane has cast aside her corporate role to become a personal stylist, and now two years on, she is being talked about by many as being West London’s colour and style guru. Continue reading “House of Colour Jane Dyson franchisee case study”

House of Colour Karina Leacock franchisee case study

SHEFFIELD’S LEADER OF THE STYLE PACK

Karina Leacock (47) from North-Sheffield has always had a love for fashion and has always dared to be different including wearing a red leather pencil skirt at her confirmation!  She is now celebrating being one of the leading personal stylists in the UK, with a thriving business built around the needs of her family. Continue reading “House of Colour Karina Leacock franchisee case study”

Spoton.net Garry Stewart franchisee case study

Garry Stewart – Finding a better work-life balance 

When Garry started a family, he needed more flexibility than his job in marketing allowed. By taking on a spoton.net web franchise, he can fit his work in around family life. ‘I still work just as many hours as when I was employed,’ he says, ‘but now I have far more flexibility and enjoy the things that I used to miss out on, like my children’s school plays and sports days.’ 

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A Note From Our CEO About COVID-19

COVID-19, the disease caused by the Coronavirus, has been dominating the media since the beginning of 2020. The number of cases is rising daily and analysts are predicting that ‘many thousands’ in the UK will contract the disease. This will undoubtedly have a profound effect on businesses, and the franchising sector is no exception. Franchise operations in China have already been affected by severe disruption, with many foreign franchisors closing their branches in China since the outbreak was first reported.

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