As part of this year’s programme of events for City of Culture 2017, Signs Express (Hull) has provided a full truck wrap for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service. Read more.
CENTURY 21 UK, the estate and letting agency business is part of the world’s largest residential estate agency organisations, with over 6,900 offices and 101,000 agents operating in 78 countries. Read more.
Delighted to announce a new branch opening in Southampton, the modern office is led by Jay Guha who has over 15 years of management experience in retail before moving into estate agency. Jay and his team offer professional property advice for buying, selling and lettings to local residents. CENTURY 21 Southampton selling services include, 100% accompanied viewings, prominent ‘For Sale’ boards, exposure of your home locally and nationally through our network of offices in the UK and worldwide. Read more.
Two employees at a Harrogate sign centre on Knaresborough Road are celebrating becoming the bosses! Read more.
The consultancy business came to Ireland earlier this year when serial entrepreneur John Nelligan bought the master franchise for the North and the Republic. Read more.
Leading greeting card publisher and franchisor, Card Connection has announced Richard and Susan Webb, franchisees for Peterborough and Cambridge have seen sales increase by 8% in the past year. The couple who have recently renewed their franchise licence for a further five years were also named as Card Connection’s regional franchisees of the year for the Central region. Read more.
Filta Group UK is growing so fast we need good people to grow with us. Last year we had a significant intake of new Franchisees in our FiltaFry business, however about 30% of the people that wanted to become part of our business found it impossible to get the appropriate finance to do so, and therefore were unable to fund the investment and more importantly did not have sufficient funds for working capital. The end result was we lost some real talent, and still have areas in the country where we find it difficult to service our national account clients. Read more.
It’s that time of year again! Entries for the 7th annual Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) awards are now open. The awards are free to enter and, again, we will be celebrating the achievements of women (and men!) in the franchise industry. Read more.
Driver Hire’s franchisees are celebrating an outstanding December. Christmas 2016 sales across its nationwide network of specialist recruitment offices proved to be an all-time record, topping out at £11.5m, a 9% increase on same time last year. Read more.
Flexible working can be defined as “a way of working that suits an employee’s needs, eg. having flexible start and finish times, or working from home.” The worker or employee has greater control of the hours they work, where they work, and how they can fit work around other commitments. There are many health benefits associated with this way of working. Read more.