The property-services company, Fantastic Services, was announced a winner in the 2020 Franchise Innovation Awards in Most Innovative Service Introduction category of the Product & Services Innovation Awards.
Following a summer limited by lockdown, languages and culture are set to be beamed into homes, nurseries and schools across the land with a day-long nationwide event to celebrate the European Day of Languages.
We asked our Partners It’seeze websites their opinion on DIY vs professionally designed websites –
You’ve probably already heard it said that every growing business needs a website. This is actually one step away from the truth; what every growing business needs is an effective website. You see, even if your customer base is primarily local, most customers will find you first online.
What is the AFA?
People often assume that any franchisor can become a member of the Approved Franchise Association, as long as they pay the membership fees. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth!
In this week’s blog, we thought it would be a good idea to explain exactly what’s involved in becoming a member of the AFA. How do we ensure that every member of the AFA meets our criteria and can demonstrate their ongoing commitment to our values?
Continue reading “Why are AFA members awesome? What does the AFA Seal of Approval stand for? How does our accreditation process work? If you have ever asked any of these questions, please read our new blog!”
There have been more searches for the term “SEO Agency” on Google over the last few weeks than at any other point in the last five years. As businesses start to return to normal, they are rightly so, trying to make up the lost ground during lockdown and are starting up their marketing activities again. As more businesses start to increase their spend on SEO activities, businesses need to be inventive to remain competitive. Continue reading “Should Customer Reviews be Part of Your Post-Lockdown SEO Strategy? Our Partners TRUSTist share the latest developments!”
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Elite Franchise August 2020
Here are a very few of the ‘hottest’ stories so far this August brought to you exclusively by Elite Franchise.
Our lead exclusive interview this month is with Global CEO of Tutor Doctor Frank Milner. Frank’s new objectives are to make the company a household name across the globe. And with 350 franchisees operating 680 territories in 15 countries, it’s now on its way to achieving that. Click here for our main interview this month. Continue reading “August updates from Elite Franchise”
Get Ahead VA is very proud to have branches across the country, run by our Regional Directors. All of our RDs are ambitious, business-minded people who took advantage of Get Ahead VA’s exciting franchise opportunity, which allowed them to start their own business with the support of an established brand behind them Continue reading “Our members Get Ahead VA reveal their 5 essential skills for franchisees!”
More than a decade ago, they revolutionised the property maintenance industry by completely changing the way people book services for their homes and offices.
Today, they’re revolutionising once again leaving a significant mark in the franchising industry. Continue reading “Fantastic Services launch their new franchise website. And it’s stunning!”
The world has changed and the impact the pandemic has had on theatre schools has been huge. However, the ones that are quickly rebuilding are the ones that never stopped communicating with families and students, providing them with much needed stability during this challenging time. Continue reading “Dragons’ Den backed theatre school franchise responds to arts crises”
The Institute of Travel and Tourism has awarded The Holiday Franchise Company with ITT Recognition for its in-house training programme ‘Journey to Success’ for the first time. ITT Recognition is granted to companies who can demonstrate that their training programme meets industry standards and is adding value to professionals within the travel and tourism sector.
A Northamptonshire businesswoman has been named as a regional finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2020.
Suzy Sanders, founder of Alchemy Virtual Assistance – which provides remote admin and PA support to business owners and small enterprises – beat off competition from over 2,600 entrepreneurs UK-wide to become one of four contenders in the finals of the Midlands Family Business Entrepreneur category. Continue reading “Northamptonshire businesswoman becomes regional finalist in The Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2020”
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.
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”
My role is to help and support new franchisees. Coach and direct them to help convert their bookings. Continue reading “Meet our team… Jenna – Holiday Franchise Company”
My role was the creation and the ongoing development of the franchise business, so I’m busy! Continue reading “Meet our team… Jo – Holiday Franchise Company”