The Holiday Franchise Team Has Expanded! They are happy to welcome Chris Storey, Training Executive and Jordan Luxton, Marketing Manager to their team.

The Holiday Franchise Company is excited to announce two new employees to the business in newly created roles, Chris Storey as the Training Executive and Jordan Luxton as the Marketing Manager. Continue reading “The Holiday Franchise Team Has Expanded! They are happy to welcome Chris Storey, Training Executive and Jordan Luxton, Marketing Manager to their team.”

Hear from Lingotot Franchisee Layla Riches about her franchise journey

What’s your career background – what did you do before you joined Lingotot?

I am a qualified CELTA teacher, teaching English as a foreign language to adults. I currently work at Coventry University, teaching on the semester courses led by the MFL department. I have also taught on a 1:1 basis, teacher trained volunteers who would like to become tutors and I have mentored many students with their MA studies. Continue reading “Hear from Lingotot Franchisee Layla Riches about her franchise journey”

A Franchise Business That Thrives in Times of Crisis

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced many business owners and potential business owners to rethink their strategy. As time goes on, people are realising that a business that is not only able to continue operating during times of crisis, but actually thrives, is the type of business they need to focus on building.

 

This week, we caught up with AFA Member Stephen Sacks, founder of Funding Nav, a funding management company that helps small and medium businesses to become more profitable and cash generative. Continue reading “A Franchise Business That Thrives in Times of Crisis”

Find out what being a multiple franchise owner of a theatre school has been like during COVID

Franchise case study: Zoe McKibbin, Razzamataz Edinburgh and Razzamataz Glasgow South

 

Meet multiple franchise owner with Razzamataz Theatre Schools Zoe McKibbin, age 27 from Glasgow. Zoe took over the Edinburgh school in 2016 and Glasgow South in 2018.

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Enter the new dragon – Our members Razzamataz have a former friend and bodyguard to Michael Jackson joining their head office team!

Martial arts millionaire and former friend and bodyguard to Michael Jackson has come on board to take a Dragons’ Den backed business to new levels. Matt Fiddes is an entrepreneur and franchising expert, who runs one of the largest chains of martial arts schools in the world with more than 1,000 locations. In fact, it was Michael Jackson who first introduced Matt to the world of franchising.

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Lockdown in Ipswich – how Driving Miss Daisy Franchise Owner Nigel Stead kept himself busy and his clients amused July 2020

During the April lockdown Nigel kept himself as busy as possible within sensible parameters and in line with legislation.  Naturally with the client group he supports, work at times was limited.  However, having received permission from Dementia Together, RS’s daughter was able to continue to book Nigel in a variety of ways.

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Our members BBX are promoting Sparetember – Last year they raised an amazing £45,000 for charity!

The BBX community takes pride in encouraging many business like-minded individuals to achieve their goals, and so, we are running “Sparetember” again due to much success of last year, to help out charities by trading what we know best.

 

BBX bring business and charities together to maintain an active CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) program. We believe that charities can utilise spare capacity in business to improve the world.

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BUYING INTO A FRANCHISE: TIPS FROM OUR FRANCHISEES IT’SEEZE FRANCHISE

Are you considering buying a franchise but are slightly trepidatious about exactly how they work and what you can get out of them? That’s not surprising. There are some differences in the way franchises work to other businesses. But it doesn’t have to be scary or confusing.

 

Tens of thousands of people across the UK run successful franchise businesses, drawn to them by the established business model, the additional support, and the sense of being part of a wider organisation – but still with added benefits of being your own boss and having a greater degree of freedom.

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