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New franchisee couple join OPC greeting card franchise

October 20, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSRetail Franchises
Original Poster Company The Original Poster Company (OPC) is delighted to announce the addition of another new franchisee couple to its UK and Irish franchise networks. Congratulations to Peter Valentine and Lorrie Cartwright, our new franchisees for the Brighton territory. Read more.

New BCS franchise headquarters

October 20, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSCleaning Franchises
Betterclean As part of Betterclean’s ongoing growth plans, we’re proud to announce that our new headquarters are now open. Located in the rolling hills just outside Newton Abbott, the move from our old premises on the edge of Torquay comes after Dan and the team made the decision to move to a site that would allow the organisation to meet the expanding requirements of the network. Read more.

Meeting CQC standards opens Betterclean up to a larger market

October 20, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSCleaning Franchises
Betterclean Following recent legislation, all hospitals, surgeries and care homes are now required to meet cleaning standards regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Surgeries that fail to meet these standards are immediately condemned. So, it’s more important than ever that healthcare premises are employing cleaners who are managed to meet these standards day-in, day-out. A reason that more and more surgeries are looking to Betterclean. Read more.

Meet John and Elley, our marketing assistants

October 20, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Care Franchises
Clarriots Care Clarriots Care would like to welcome our newest members to the team, John and Elley. They both started late September this year and they are focusing on the marketing of the company. Read more.

Private Rental Sector Pays Back

October 17, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSProperty & Estate Agency Franchises
HomeXperts The recovering private rental sector is beginning to adjust to new regulations. Some city councils are choosing to adopt ‘Landlord Licensing Fees’ to improve the standard of private rental homes. These fees are issued on the premise that good property management will be upheld and to prevent anti-social behaviour. A novel idea in order to improve the welfare of the tenants occupying these homes. However, the price will surely be pushed onto the tenant, effectively saying you want it, you pay for it. Read more.

Hometyre gain Which? Trust Trader accreditation

October 17, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSAutomotive Franchises
Hometyre Hometyre are very pleased to announce that they have gained Which? Trusted Trader accreditation. Following a detailed inspection process where Which? Inspectors visited both the company headquarters and the franchise network, they have become the very first franchise company to gain this recognised, respected and valued approval. Read more.

etyres welcomes newest Franchise Owner

October 17, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSAutomotive Franchises
etyres Everyone hoping to launch their own business is always looking for a sign that they are making the right decision – for Mark Jackson that sign was a giant advertising banner in a field near his home! Read more.

Dunkin’ Donuts making a come back

October 17, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSFood Franchises
Baskin-Robbins Dunkin’ Donuts has made a return to the UK after a 20 year absence. This global franchise brand is set to see rapid expansion alongside its sister brand Baskin-Robbins over the next few years. Read more.

Do you have what it takes to be your own boss?

October 16, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSHome Improvement
Aspray Property Repair and Claims Management Have you ever considered owning your own business? With the help of Aspray’s team of professionals, the dream of being your own boss can be a reality. Owning your own franchise is not by any means for everybody. Aspray have a rigorous recruitment process where only the best suited candidates are selected. Read more.

Scamps & Champs attending the Family Pet Show

October 16, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSPet Franchises
Scamps and Champs On the 25th and 26th October, Scamps & Champs will be attending The Family Pet Show which is being held at Event City in the heart of Manchester. Read more.
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