Fun Science, the UK based franchise making science accessible for kids, has published the results of their biscuit-dunking “Big Experiment”.
The Big Experiment was designed to provide entertainment and satisfy curiosity during the lockdown brought about by COVID-19. Children and parents across the UK were asked to dunk three types of branded biscuit into water. Using an online metronome provided by the company, participants were able to determine exactly how many four-second dunks it took for a biscuit to break. Continue reading “It’s official – the chocolate digestive is the most dunkable biscuit!”
Fantastic Services, the UK’s leading home-maintenance company, demonstrated exceptional growth with another strong month in franchising. In the last two months, the company welcomed nine new Area Development Franchisees to its family.
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Tubz have developed with guidance from the World Health Organisation a Safe, non alcohol based Hand & Touchpoint Sanitiser which forms a covalent bond with surfaces and helps prevent the spread of viruses to other surface throughout your business! Continue reading “Our members Tubz are keeping your business and customers safe, everyone’s top priority since COVID-19 broke out… A new opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals?”
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If your business has survived the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, you and your franchisees may well be wondering what’s next for the franchising sector. With a recession looming and restrictions still in place, it’s inevitable that things aren’t going to be easy for any of us. Continue reading “A Boost for Your Franchise Business When It’s Needed The Most”
Our members Get Ahead VA have launched a new franchise, despite lockdown!
Coronavirus has created huge challenges for many businesses and franchises. Some have experienced total devastation, whilst for others, they have never seen demand so high. Continue reading “Lockdown leads to launch for virtual agency franchise Get Ahead VA”
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.
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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”
Rob Davies – Finding the right franchise
Rob Davies was already operating another franchise when he began looking for a new business opportunity. “I considered becoming self-employed again but I didn’t have a unique idea and I was very cautious that most new businesses fail within their first couple of years.”
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Ann Naylor – From freelancer to franchisee
Prior to starting her spoton.net website franchise, Ann was a freelance digital marketing consultant. Whilst she enjoyed the flexibility that came with being self-employed, she missed the security and stability associated with being part of an established organisation. This led her to research online marketing franchise opportunities and discover spoton.net.
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Nick Templeton – free to grow his business faster
Nick Templeton was struggling to grow his independent web design agency. “I worked very long hours but still hadn’t time to do everything it takes to provide great client service and build a successful business on my own,” says Nick.
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John Wright – From the building industry to building a successful online marketing franchise
After working in the construction industry for much of his career, John was looking for a new opportunity where he could put his extensive experience in sales and marketing to good use. However, although he wanted the freedom of being self-employed, he also wanted the security of a well-established brand behind him – “I was aware that having a proven business model and recognised brand to work with would give me a much higher success rate than starting a business of my own.”
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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.
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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
Phil was tired of working long hours and travelling vast distances for his job, which prompted him to consider a change of career.
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Garry Stewart – Finding a better work-life balance
When Garry started a family, he needed more flexibility than his job in marketing allowed. By taking on a spoton.net web franchise, he can fit his work in around family life. ‘I still work just as many hours as when I was employed,’ he says, ‘but now I have far more flexibility and enjoy the things that I used to miss out on, like my children’s school plays and sports days.’
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Mark Burton – Making a business dream a reality
From an early age, Mark knew he wanted to own his own business. Despite studying business studies at college and university, he ended up working for a large blue chip company, but his heart was never really in it – he wanted to be his own boss.
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Nic & Sarah Johnson – A partnership that works
Husband and wife team Nic and Sarah Johnson were not initially looking to join a franchise, but after meeting Rob Davies, spoton.net franchisee for Ryedale, they were interested to discover whether partnering with a well-established brand was a business opportunity that they could happily venture into together.
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For the better part of 20 years, Alex Thompson was an estate agent in Notting Hill. Needless to say, he knows a thing or two about property. Yet if it hadn’t been for PPP, he says his foray into the world of HMOs would have been a risky experiment.
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