Would you like to run a business teaching babies and toddlers to swim, backed by an established brand and all the training you need?
This week, our member spotlight blog focuses on AFA member Turtle Tots, a proven, award-winning, baby and preschool swim school, with over fifty licensees across the UK, Ireland and Australia.
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This week, our member spotlight blog is on a new and unique AFA member, Curves International. Curves is a boutique-style fitness club exclusively for women, offering a 30-minute circuit workout, small group exercise classes, coaching and personal progress tracking. Starting and running a successful franchise is an extremely rewarding experience, thanks to their proven business model and increased media presence.
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If you’d like to discover a multitude of high-quality franchise businesses under one roof, you need to come to our next franchise show!
The AFA, in conjunction with Expo South Ltd, is proud to announce the third of three, annual franchise shows across the UK. This time, the location is Cardiff.
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Clear Brew are well on their way to completing the goal of covering the entire UK by announcing their 41st franchisee, Neil Hickton, who will cover the Leicestershire region. Stephen Trezona, MD and owner of Clear Brew is delighted with the announcement as he considers it a major step towards brand strengthening and national coverage and further affirmation that the Clear Brew franchise package is continuing to appeal to those wishing to start their own business by being part of the UK’s leading beer line cleaning company. He also states that,
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Here at the AFA, we always love to hear about our members’ charitable activities and, this week, I’d like to tell you about Nationwide Cleaners and their efforts to sponsor a courageous and determined local teenager, Elise Jones, with her forthcoming trip to Peru to help underprivileged communities.
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This week, I would like to tell you about Scamps & Champs, an AFA member that provides a wide range of pet services to local communities.
Continue reading “Do you love animals and would like to run a business based around your passion?”
A Camberley-based oven valeter is celebrating a successful 10 years in business.
Paul Hellewell, owner of Ovenu Camberley, is to mark the milestone by expanding his business with the potential addition of a sub-contractor over the next 12 months
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I recently attended a seminar on collaboration, which focused on how and why businesses collaborating with each other is a more effective success strategy than competing. This is something I’ve always bought into subconsciously.
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Our AFA members offer a fantastic and diverse range of business opportunities and, this week, our blog focuses on a franchise where every day is filled with laughter, music and song! It’s a rewarding business that enables you to provide a valuable service to your community, focusing specifically on mums with babies and toddlers, with an immense feel-good factor.
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If you happened to be paying Bath Cats and Dogs Home a visit on Thursday 26th April you may have noticed a number of people wearing red! This is due to the first annual AGM for the ever growing team of Dog First Aid Franchise Partners being held at the centre on that day and what a great day it was too!
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Are you looking to be your own boss and run a business that provides you with a healthy, residual income? If so, then Dolly Char could well be the franchise opportunity for you!
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This week, our member spotlight blog focuses on AFA member Lingotot, who runs award-winning language classes for thousands of children in local communities, schools and nurseries.
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In March 2015, the government announced a new initiative called “Making Tax Digital”. The aim of this was to bring the tax system into the 21st century and make it easier for individuals and businesses to keep their tax affairs efficient and in order. HMRC wants to have the most technologically advanced tax system in the world.
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It’s been a busy few weeks here at the AFA, as we’ve been working hard on our brand new website. I’m delighted to say that it is now live and we’re excited to introduce you to our new look …
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The AFA love offering great opportunities to our members. Our eLearning partner, Induction Junction, is now enrolling people on a host of fully funded, accredited Level 2 qualifications delivered by distance learning …
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Are you considering setting up your own business? Have you ever thought of investing in a franchise? The AFA, in conjunction with Expo South Ltd, is proud to announce the second of four, annual franchise shows across the UK …
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We’re at Excel the International Franchise Show, stand 236 if you fancy popping in to see us. We’ve had a busy start to the year with four new members and another couple pending …
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Any franchisor will tell you that one of the most important elements of their growth is bringing on board franchisees who embrace the company culture and have the right traits …
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Our member spotlight this week is for Yes Appliance Rentals, an AFA member and franchisor that specialises in the rental of home and kitchen appliances, along with the widest range of brand new furniture and technology available on the market …
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Have you ever thought of investing in a franchise? The AFA, in conjunction with Expo South Ltd, is proud to announce the Franchise Now Expo Sheffield. The first of four, annual local franchise shows for 2018 across the United Kingdom …
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