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Neighbourly®, part of the world’s largest franchisor of home service brands, has unveiled its new UK website dedicated to providing informative and educational material on the franchising industry.  The site also unites all its franchise brands in the UK under one umbrella. The website is designed to help anyone looking to invest in a franchise, from basic advice and guidance, to providing a greater understanding about the industry.  It also includes a comprehensive library of franchi...

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'Bring Your Dog To Work Day' on Friday 21st June 2019 There’s one day in the year when it’s official - you can bring your dog to work! Founded and organised by Hownd it encourages dog owners to become involved and bring their career-seeking canines to enjoy one day of stealing the limelight. Time spent in each other’s company is all part of bonding a relationship. Benefits of taking part As well as raising funds for charity, Bring Your Dog to Work Day can be really beneficial for employee...

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The garden building marketplace is healthy and shows a forecast of continued growth trajectory. Due to a high demand of requests for our services throughout the country, HG Spaces are now looking to expand their business and are able to offer a franchise model where franchisees have a personal investment in their own business.Karin, a customer of Hargreaves Spaces wanted a place for her Son to come home to during breaks from university and this was her initial thought process when deciding...

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Home-help franchise, Extra Help, adds Leeds North and Redbridge / East Ham to its growing franchise network within the UK. Extra Help, the home-help and domestic cleaning franchise network, is delighted to welcome two new franchisees, Payal Shar and Davender Bahi, to its ever expanding franchise network this month. Payal Bahi – Redbridge & East Ham Payal is originally from the USA and is married, with three young daughters. With a background in physical therapy and public health, Pa...

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RELOCATING to the Midlands presented Jaspal and Sarbjeet Hayle with the perfect opportunity to take over a Dream Doors franchise. Jaspal has been self-employed as an IT consultant for the last 20 years while Sarbjeet has been a full-time mum to their three children. The couple jumped at the chance to change career direction, with the opportunity to enjoy uncapped earnings in their hometown franchise territory, by representing the UK’s #1 kitchen makeover franchise sales company. Jaspal sai...

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With over ten years of experience in drainage and plumbing in the West Country franchise region, Drain Doctor Plumbing franchise network is today launching a new franchise business focused on providing a 24/7 service to homeowners and businesses in and around the Bristol franchise territory.  Drain Doctor Bristol, which has a base in Gloucester franchise territory, is part of a well-established national franchise network of Drain Doctor franchise businesses delivering a local service to cu...

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With over 35 years of experience managing multinational British retail chains, Wirral born and bred David Harrison has swapped life on the high street for a national domestic housekeeping franchise business, Bright & Beautiful®, covering the franchise territory within Wirral and its surrounding franchise territorial areas. Having left school at 16, David Harrison has spent his entire career in retail and held a number of senior positions in the industry, including director roles at Dunelm, TJ H...

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EX-MARINE David ‘Sharky’ Ward OBE has swapped conflict zones in Europe and the Middle East for a Dream Doors franchise kitchen showroom in the West Country franchise territory. Mr Ward left the Marines as a Lieutenant Colonel after 30 years of service and helped run the Royal Marines charity for years after that. He feels the transferable skills he learnt in the military will now help him as he opens the doors of a new kitchen showroom in Plymouth. David said: “I joined the marines because...

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Professional housekeeping services franchise brand Bright & Beautiful, part of the world wide Neighbourly®, the world’s largest franchisor of home service brands, has welcomed its first ever mother daughter franchise team to the ever expanding franchise network. Jane and Katie Brookes from Basingstoke will be running the professional housekeeping franchise business together, delivering eco-friendly cleaning, tidying, laundry and ironing services to clients across the Basingstoke franchise terri...

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For the first time ever, Papa John’s the fast food pizza franchise will be swapping its famous Californian tomato base for Heinz’s legendary tomato ketchup on their all new, Hot Dogpizza, that launched on 15th May 2019. The clever folks at Papa John’s have joined forces with the condiment kings at Heinz and as a result, have created their sauciest ever pizza. The new Hot Dog pizza is not only a nod to the nation’s favourite condiment but recognises the winning flavour combinations of a clas...

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Countrywide Grounds Maintenance®, the UK’s leading professional grounds maintenance franchise contractor, has recently won a new flexible grass cutting contract up to four years with the Vale of Glamorgan Council to help reduce its costs. This agreement also allows the number of cuts to be reduced in future years so can be tailored to reflect ongoing budget challenges.  Grass cutting of verges and small areas of open land will take place nine times this year, with the Council saving £100,0...

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ChipsAway are delighted to be able to announce the implementation of a substantial process update to ensure the safety of customers whose cars have any form of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). This follows the recent release from Thatcham, whose research is at the forefront of vehicle safety, security and repair, regarding the requirements for post-repair recalibration. Effective from 1st June 2019, all ChipsAway specialists will have full access to detailed information regarding wh...

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