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Papa John’s Franchisee Aims to Capitalise on Company’s Growth

October 21, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSFood Franchises
Papa John's Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced new openings in Harpenden and Leighton Buzzard. Abdul Sattar Karami, who has opened both franchised pizza delivery outlets, bought his first Papa John’s at the end of last year and also runs stores in Hitchin, St Albans, Watford and Hemel-Hempstead. Read more.

‘There is plenty of opportunity in the market place’

October 21, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSBusiness Consulting Franchises
Auditel North Shields-based Bill Rodgers joined the Auditel Cost Management Franchise in September. He had spent much of his career in senior sales and marketing roles in the specialist packaging industry. For the past fourteen years, he was self-employed as the owner of two highly successful businesses in packaging and property development. Read more.

Oscar comes bearing gifts as it celebrates 20 years of franchising

October 21, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSPet Franchises
Oscar Pet Foods OSCAR, the pet food and accessories franchise business, is delighted to be celebrating 20 years in franchising. In this anniversary year 'TWENTY' is the theme as the company is offering 20 successful start up business opportunities a fantastic 20% off a new franchise in 2015. Read more.

BetterMove launches new scheme to help you get on the property ladder

October 21, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSProperty & Estate Agency Franchises
BetterMove National online estate agents BetterMove have launched a Rent to Buy scheme aimed at helping people who struggle obtaining a mortgage. Under the new scheme, those with a small deposit can move in immediately despite being refused by lenders. Basically move now, buy later, and even fix the price for five years. Read more.

Antal announces partnership with Worldbridge Partners

October 21, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSRecruitment Franchises
Antal International Global recruiter Antal International has announced a strategic partnership agreement with USA-based executive search firm Worldbridge Partners. The joint group will now encompass more than 137 offices and over 800 consultants and give access to clients and candidates in 35 countries including USA, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Panama. Read more.

Developing more residual income from existing clients

October 21, 2014 / FRANCHISE NEWSCleaning Franchises
Betterclean As Betterclean looks to evolve the services its business owners can offer clients, it continues to invest in the latest technology, equipment and processes. One area where this is making a particular difference is with the launch of specific cleaning maintenance programmes. Read more.

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.
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