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.
Continue reading “Strictly queen Oti Mabuse hosts a masterclass for Razzamataz students”
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”
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”
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”
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”
Get Ahead Leeds, led by franchisee Fiona Ibbetson, is celebrating its’ third anniversary after launching in January 2018.
Fiona Ibbetson had always wanted to run her own business. After 20 years of managing teams and delivering exceptional customer service across multiple sectors, Fiona discovered the Get Ahead franchise and knew she had met her perfect match. Three years have since flown by, and the last 12 months have certainly been the most memorable, as Fiona and her team navigated the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “Get Ahead franchisee celebrates the third anniversary of achieving her dream to run her own business”
Midlands-based Gemma McMillan is pursuing her business dreams during lockdown as the demand for Virtual Assistant services continues to skyrocket.
Gemma has just set up her professional business with the award-winning Alchemy Virtual Assistance (VA) team, who have reported a record number of client enquiries from businesses globally – with numbers having quadrupled since COVID hit.
Continue reading “New Alchemy Virtual Assistant franchise launches as demand for remote admin soars”
The Fun Fest team is delighted to welcome its newest Franchisee, Meetel.
Meetel is ready for change – she leaves a successful career in finance to pursue her ambition to run her own business.
Continue reading “Fun Fest Franchisee Feature”
Five new franchisees join a national theatre school network as it celebrates being announced as one of the UK’s top franchise opportunities. For the third consecutive year, Razzamataz Theatre Schools has been placed in the prestigious Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100).
Continue reading “New recruits join one of the UK’s top franchise businesses”
“I have achieved in one year what I set out to achieve in three”
As the admin and business support services sector continues to rise, one Northamptonshire virtual assistant is proving that business start-ups can still succeed in the changing landscape. Continue reading “One businesswoman proves business start-ups can still thrive despite COVID”
Jake Robertson, who joined Tidy Green Clean as its first Regional Director (Specialist Services) is reporting an outstanding first quarter. The business is thriving, despite the challenges of Covid-19 with expansion on every front. Tidy Green Clean is headquartered in Aberdeen, and continues to grow its reach, with seven Regional Director franchisee operations across the North East of Scotland, the Forth Valley and Newcastle upon Tyne to date.
Continue reading “Jake from Tidy Green Clean reports a great first quarter…”