ServiceMaster are delighted to announce that Richard Brimblecombe has become the latest franchise owner to join the Merry Maids network, where he now operates the Bedford area. Read more.
This year’s Spoton.net conference got underway recently but it was an extra special occasion as it also marked 5 years since the website and internet marketing company became a franchise. Read more.
The new year is approaching, and it’s a good time to consider starting membership in a new network. There are quite a few associations and groups relevant to franchisors and franchisees in the UK, and here we provide a list of short descriptions of each one.
So much for the market slowing down! As I chatted to our amazing HomeXperts agents across the country last week, a common theme was: “when is it going to slow down for Christmas?” Not a complaint clearly, but we had such a busy November that in fact it was one of the most active months since HomeXperts launched in 2009. Read more.
Karen Burdett of TruGreen Milton Keynes and West Northants is celebrating after winning the title of ‘New Woman Franchisee of the Year’ at the EWIF (Encouraging Women into Franchising) Awards, held in London on 16th May 2013. Read more.
The National Franchise Exhibition is taking place at the NEC Birmingham on 14 and 15 February 2014, giving aspiring entrepreneurs a superb insight into the exciting industry and the enormous range of franchise opportunities on offer.
The event will be a ‘one-stop shop’ for potential franchisees. It offers everything they need to know about franchising, with free advice from ind...
"The University of Worcester first began working with WABBA in 1999 and at the beginning of 2013 the University decided that it would like to integrate WABBA Qualifications into its sports science degree programme to give students the opportunity of having a range of fitness industry training qualifications." Read more.
"As successful WABBA Personal Training Course Graduates ourselves, PTT already knew how brilliant the quality of the WABBA product range is." Read more.
Leading pizza franchise Papa John’s has announced that it has opened six more new stores across the UK. The latest franchised outlets just opened include: West Bridgford in Nottingham, Sheffield, Benfleet in Essex, Stockport, Chichester and Romford. Read more.
The British Franchise Association’s new board of directors was revealed at the Association’s AGM in Birmingham on 12 December, with the new board’s first order of business being to confirm the new bfa chairman as Simon Bartholomew of Oscar Pet Foods.