From humble beginnings, the franchise theatre school has built a network of inspiring franchisees. As part of our celebration, we speak to some of them about their own journeys and what joining the Dragons’ Den backed franchise has done for them.
Are you interested in working with children to deliver something a bit out of the ordinary – not just your usual playgroup or arts and crafts class? Do you have a passion for numbers and shapes and like the idea of inspiring children with creative and exciting, maths-related activities?
Direct mail distribution and print specialists Dor-2-Dor are celebrating the growth of their 60 strong network of franchises with the addition of a further four franchisees strategically located throughout the UK.
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.
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,
This week, I’m handing over the reigns of this blog post to John Kent of Brokerplan. He’s written a case study about one of his business partners, Darren Peacock …
Darren joined the Brokerplan Network and launched ‘Peacock Business Finance’ in 2014 after a long career in the food industry. Based on Humberside, Darren had spent many years building up a chilled and frozen food distribution business which was successfully sold to management colleagues.
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the EWiF Annual Conference 2016. EWiF stands for Encouraging Women into Franchising and their mission is to inspire, encourage, educate and support women considering or involved in franchising …
Clear Brew, the beer line cleaning professionals, held their 1st annual conference to support and promote growth for its network of 30 franchised companies located throughout the UK. The conference was a great success and included sales, marketing and product maintenance seminars aimed at further growth and continued sustainability within the Clear Brew team.
It was a fantastic opportunity for all the owner/operators to meet and form positive business relationships with each other. Clear Brew Devon commented “The conference was so inspiring the fire in our bellies we have for Clear Brew has turned into a roar, we have taken on a further employee as business is booming and we are looking forward to next year already.
Crispin Rhodes is the fastest growing HR Franchise in the UK, offering Human Resources advice and support to small and medium businesses. Founded by Angela Rhodes in Milton Keynes, the company guides business owners and managers through their HR responsibilities with easy to understand, straight forward advice – and in almost 20 years of trading no client that has followed their advice has ever been successfully taken to an employment tribunal or fallen foul of any HR related minefield.
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