A lot can change in a year…
Join Suzy Sanders, Founder of Alchemy Virtual Assistance, in honouring, celebrating and sharing empowering, challenging and inspiring real stories of the fast-paced, turbulent roller-coaster ride of self-employment.
Continue reading “A lot can change in a year… Alchemy VA in conversation with Sarah Damani.”
Our members Fantastic Services want to introduce Jorge Santos. He is of Portuguese descent with a South African soul and he made a major career shift after spending many years in the UK. He had been working in the restaurant and nightclub industry for far too long only to know that he didn’t want to be involved in it anymore.
Continue reading “Fantastic Services – Jorge Santos: From customer to franchisee”
The past 12 months or so have certainly been challenging to say the least! Whilst the UK has plunged in and out of various lockdowns, we have all had our own deeply personal battles to fight.
Continue reading “Four things I’ve learned balancing home-schooling and a growing Virtual Assistant business – as an ex assistant head teacher.”
She’s the twice reigning champion of Strictly Come Dancing, winning judge on The Greatest Dancer and has hundreds of thousands of social media fans. So it was wonderful that Oti Mabuse found the time to host a masterclass exclusively for Razzamataz students.
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Despite the past 12 months proving testing for many businesses, it’s been full steam ahead for the UK’s leading windscreen repair professionals Optic-Kleer. The innovatory brand is working its way towards national coverage and has welcomed 16 new franchisees on board in the six months since September 2020.
Continue reading “Welcoming 16 new franchisees aboard the Optic-Kleer franchise”
The WPA Healthcare Practice have a team of around 90 Healthcare Partners (franchisees) who work to advise, promote, and tailor Western Provident Association (WPA) health insurance plans to meet customers exact needs. They help to provide access to remote GP services, Health and Wellbeing support as well as an extensive choice of hospitals and specialists throughout the UK – ensuring customers receive the very best quality of care when they need it the most. Continue reading “Becoming a Business Owner with The WPA Healthcare Practice”
Lingotot recently welcomed four new franchisees who joined them amid the third national lockdown in England. While the past year has been tiresome and challenging in many ways, it is refreshing to hear that businesses are continuing to expand and succeed. Continue reading “Lingotot Expands Network Amid Third National Lockdown”
HR Solutions look back over some of 2020’s key interesting employment tribunal cases, as well as consider how UK employment will be impacted by Brexit.
Continue reading “HR Solutions – Interesting Tribunal Cases 2020 and UK Employment Law After Brexit”
Oven valeting franchise Ovenu is supporting the Guide Dogs charity by gifting it £10,000 to sponsor a puppy.
More than 100 franchisees across the UK have contributed to the initiative, together with staff at the company’s Wokingham headquarters, over the past couple of years. Continue reading “Ovenu sponsors guide dog puppy Selsey”
Get Ahead Berkshire and North Hampshire, led by franchise partnership Kristy Roff and Suzanne Cox, is celebrating being shortlisted in the Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) Awards 2021. Continue reading “Get Ahead franchisees celebrate finalist place in national franchising awards”
With more reports emerging about the crushing effect that Covid has had on children, one theatre school franchise is helping to bring back confidence. More than 62,000 pupils in England have been tracked from May to December by ImpactEd, with some worrying results.
Continue reading “Theatre school franchise helps to boost confidence in children with competition launch”
During economically challenging times there’s a clear temptation for businesses to cut their budgets, with marketing spend very often being the first budget to be squeezed. However, reducing your marketing spend during challenging times can significantly impact your business. As The Balance Small Business website says, “Many small businesses make the mistake of cutting their marketing budget to the bone in lean times, or even eliminating it entirely, but this is exactly when your small business needs marketing the most. Continue reading “Come out of COVID19 Fighting – by Using Reviews!”
DNS Accountants Franchise warmly welcomes Hema Caullychurn as our new Franchise Partner of DNS Accountants Franchise Bournemouth. Alongside her Franchise colleagues, Hema’s personal profile portrays an individual who seeks challenges and is not afraid to use experience and transferable skills to realise her desires.
Continue reading “New Partner Joins the ever-growing DNS Accountants Franchise”
The past year has been challenging and tiresome for everyone as the COVID-19 pandemic ground normal life to a halt. With economic uncertainty rife, businesses have had to quickly adapt to a new way of life or face detrimental consequences. At Lingotot, it was no exception. When 2020 began it was shaping up to be their most successful year yet, and when the pandemic struck they were faced with new and unexpected hurdles. However, Angela Sterling, founder and CEO, and the Lingotot family have adapted, innovated and motivated each other through the rough waters.
Continue reading “Lingotot looks back on 2020”
It is vital to put 2020 behind us and look positively to the future. Planning how you will rebuild and become successful in 2021 relies heavily on having an effective people strategy. In this article, we look at creating a 2021 people plan so you can achieve success through your people.
Continue reading “What to Consider When Creating a 2021 People Plan – HR Solutions”
Igors Krumins, Tidy Green Clean’s Regional Director for Aberdeen North, has faced up to the challenges of the pandemic through a clear strategy of caring for his people and focusing on his clients and had a very successful first year. He joined TGC as a franchisee in January 2020 and has won over 30 contracts from a standing start.
Continue reading “Igors Krumins, joined TGC as a franchisee in January 2020 and has won over 30 contracts from a standing start.”
As a new year begins here at DNS Accountants Franchise, I thought what a great way to start the year hearing from our Founder and Manging Partner, Sumit Agarwal. Sumit talks below about lessons learnt and reflections in 2020 and how the team are planning for growth for the Franchise and whole DNS Accountants business group in 2021 and beyond.
Continue reading “New Career beginnings in 2021 for you? Hear from our founder about DNS’s plans for the year ahead”