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.
We invited Imran Mamud, founder of Rooster Shack, and franchise consultant Matteo Frigieri, to participate in the first of our new “Franchise Forward” webinar series. These two experienced food franchise professionals gave us their take on why now is an excellent time to start a franchise.
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.
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.
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”
Blooming Marvellous! Davina’s 5 year’ Daisy Business Growing from Strength to Strength
From corporate hospitality to business owner, Davina is celebrating her 5th successful year running a Driving Miss Daisy Franchise in Kingswinford, nr Dudley.
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”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
“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.
Following substantial growth in 2020, Fantastic Services has been ranked the UK’s 29th best franchise by the Elite Franchise in recognition of the company’s resilience, flexibility and support for over 530 franchisees.
Birmingham, 7th December 2020 – The Holiday Franchise Company is celebrating, after being named as one of the UK’s top franchise opportunities. From hundreds of entries across every sector, The Holiday Franchise Company has been ranked 85th overall in the prestigious Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100) – a title it will hold for the duration of 2021.
The Elite Franchise Top 100 List is an esteemed yearly recognition of prosperous and well performing franchises. This year the entries were judged on eight separate criteria, as well as any measures they implemented in order to tackle the challenges of 2020. To be included in the list is a well-deserved acknowledgement of the resilience and resourcefulness of the franchises involved.
The Holiday Franchise Company is proud to announce that they have returned a sum of £10,500 back to one of their franchisees as part of their stance on ethical franchising.
We are delighted to welcome to new franchise partners to the DNS Franchise Family this December. Our latest partners Adam James in Maidstone and Theresa Dunlop in Barnstaple are now on their initial training course, taking the first steps to owning their own successful accountancy practices.