The University of Winchester recently invited the world’s largest franchisor of home serviced franchise brands, Neighbourly®, to an event by the Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Futures, of final year business students presenting their projects. Over 20 students showcased their ideas and creativity to a panel of experts, including Joshua Barker and Daniela Healey of Neighbourly, and together they chose a worthy entrepreneurial winner who will now develop and launch their new busin...Read More
Drain Doctor Plumbing
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Own a low-risk, high-earning business in a recession-proof industry
Drain Doctor is the UK’s largest drain clearance and emergency plumbing company. Established in 1994, Drain Doctor has completed almost half-a-million jobs since then, providing an essential service to homes and businesses nationwide. Don’t worry, though, you won’t be getting your hands dirty yourself. Instead, you’ll employ trained technicians to complete the call outs, while you manage a business that can quickly deliver a six-figure income. In fact, as a Drain Doctor franchise owner, you can comfortably earn £1.5million over the next 10 years.
A future-proof and thriving business that will always be in demand
You’ll have heard the phrase: ‘where there’s muck, there’s money!’. And that’s certainly true for Drain Doctor. As long as there are drains to clear, and plumbing in our homes and businesses, there will always be a need for Drain Doctor and its franchise owners.
Admittedly, starting a new business for the first time can seem daunting. But, with Drain Doctor, you can take comfort knowing that there are already 57 thriving franchise location across the UK. What’s more, you’ll be joining the number 1 brand in an industry that remains resilient in even the harshest of economic climates.
“What’s great about running a Drain Doctor franchise is that it combines a traditional service industry that will always be in demand with the opportunity to create, develop and grow your own business. All of this with the support and ‘been there, done that’ expertise of Head Office and your fellow business owners.” – Richard Scandrett, Birmingham North – ex-IT and telecoms professional
No experience needed to earn £1.5million over the next 10 years
As a Drain Doctor franchise owner, you’ll receive comprehensive training, ongoing support, bespoke technology and marketing expertise, all driving your business forward. You’ll also benefit from the experience of other like-minded business owners in the Drain Doctor network, working together without competition.
You really don’t need any experience in plumbing, or have been self-employed before, to build a million-pound business. Top Drain Doctor franchise owners are generating more than £2million in annual turnover, and don’t have to do any of the dirty work themselves!
“One thing that really attracted me to Drain Doctor was the ability to build a business that could achieve a truly worthwhile income. It’s a solid business opportunity with comprehensive systems and support. Drain Doctor had the experience, the brand, and the growth structure that really gave me confidence in my investment.” – Rob Simpson, Drain Doctor East Anglia (£2million+ turnover)
As a values-driven brand, we're proud to make four promises to our franchisees:
Benefit from national accounts with some of the UK's best-known brands
Wouldn’t you like to be part of a company that boasts Nandos, Wetherspoons and DHL amongst its customers? What about David Lloyd, Decathalon and the Big Yellow Self Storage Company? As a truly national company, Drain Doctor is the trusted, go-to provider for these household names and many more!
As a Drain Doctor franchise owner, you’ll trade in a protected local territory in which you get all of the jobs from these major national accounts. And at no cost to you. Quickly topping up your local work, these clients add to your job count and increase your profitability.
Join a global franchising powerhouse with 3,700 fellow franchise owners
Drain Doctor is a valued part of Neighbourly, the world’s largest group of home service franchises. With 3,700 franchise owners, operating in 9 countries and serving 8.9million customers, Neighbourly really is the gold standard in this service sector.
What does this mean to you? As a Drain Doctor franchise owner, you will benefit from the economies of scale that a $2billion global company enjoys. Moreover, you can rest assured that your investment and future is in safe hands.
Only a few territories remaining, so don't miss out on an area close to you
Drain Doctor is a mature franchise network that has steadily grown over the last 25 years. There are now just a handful of exclusive territories left, though, so you should register your interest today to avoid disappointment.
Request your free information pack today to learn more about franchising with Drain Doctor. If you like what you read, you can attend one of the company’s regular Discovery Days and find out how you could earn £1.5million or more in the next 10 years.
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