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.
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.
Dream Clean Ovens are a professional family-run business, like many businesses they have faced enormous pressure with the situation we all found ourselves in – find out more about their journey through this crisis below.
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”
Suzanne Cox and Kristy Roff are celebrating the first birthday of their Get Ahead VA Berkshire and North Hampshire franchise. It has certainly been a busy year, full of unexpected challenges and surprises.
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”
Tidy Green Clean, the leading environmentally-friendly cleaning business that operates on a franchise model, is continuing 2020 with its commitment to growth, with the appointment of two new Regional Directors, including its first in England. Alex McCarthy is the Regional Director for Northern England and Callum Cruickshank is Regional Director for Aberdeen West.
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”
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.
Rob Davies – Finding the right franchise
Ann Naylor – From freelancer to franchisee
Nick Templeton – free to grow his business faster
John Wright – From the building industry to building a successful online marketing franchise
TRACEY’S COLOURFUL TRANSFORMATION INTO A PERSONAL STYLIST FOLLOWING INCREDIBLE WEIGHT LOSS
Former Waitrose buyer, Tracey Marshall, 46, from Bracknell lost an incredible 36 kgs and has transformed her life and is now empowering others in the region through colour and style as a leading personal stylist.
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”
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”
Phil Revill – Success in the making
Garry Stewart – Finding a better work-life balance
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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase Fun Science Sunderland which offers science workshops, after school clubs, birthday parties and workshops to primary aged children in and around Sunderland. Fun Science Sunderland is currently run by ‘Einstein Emma’ and has built up a fantastic local reputation.