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No Letting Go’s busy season is now in full swing with the lettings market at full speed as tenants move out and into new property. “This is a very busy time of year for our franchisees and HQ Bookings Team with August seeing over 9,000 property visits and property reports produced. Of course, it’s just as busy for our clients and our job is to make their job as seamless as possible to ensure tenants have a smooth transition into their new homes. The lettings process has many moving parts, so...

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New Papa John's store opens up with the Franchise Territory of Bexhill-on-SeaThe Papa John’s fast food franchise heads for the coast with its latest opening within the franchise territory of Bexhill-on-Sea. The brand-new pizza franchise store will employ more than 15 local team members to deliver Papa John’s top-quality pizza to residents of the historic town. Papa John’s is known for its: “BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA.” concept, which means only the freshest, finest ingredients, including...

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Residents of Stroud are set to enjoy a taste of Papa John’s this summer as the leading pizza franchise opens a brand-new store in the Gloucestershire market town.The Stroud store has created more than 15 new jobs with the team now ready to make, bake and deliver fresh Papa John’s pizza to the local community.Amit Pancholi UK director of business development, Papa John’s confirms: “Our aim is to create more convenience for our customers. Therefore, as a brand, we continue to expand throughout the...

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Barnet, Watford and Borehamwood-based Sejal Sira wins major national franchising award.Sejal Sira, one of the star performers in the TaxAssist Accountants network, has won a Great British Franchisee Award from whichfranchise.com, in recognition of her local community involvement, ambition, business growth and staff incentivisation.Former barrister, Sejal, who operates two TaxAssist Accountants franchises with her husband Kam, launched a practice at the height of the last recession in 2010, and t...

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Pent-up demand following travel restrictions during the pandemic, means there’s never been a better time to branch out in the industry. And for those who have never worked in travel one company stands out. Voted ‘Best Travel Franchise’ in 2022 in SME News’ Business Elite Awards, The Travel Franchise is outperforming rivals in terms of recruitment and holidays sales and gaining a reputation for giving budding entrepreneurs a chance to either dip their toe in the water or scale-up fast.Having trai...

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After two years of postponed and cancelled shows, OSCAR franchisees are out and about doing what they love most – meeting new customers and their pets!From large country shows to small local events, such as dog shows, fetes and farmers’ markets, franchisees are enjoying the freedom to showcase a wide range of products and nutritional expertise.With our signature Honest Label declaring every, single, ingredient by % to our FREE Helpline offering outstanding pet care and behavioural advice we are...

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Ovenclean is celebrating continued fantastic growth in customer enquiries compared to pre-pandemic levels, with a 30% increase in the number of leads generated for franchisees year-to-date vs the same period in 2019.This growth equates to an average of £3-4k worth of customer enquiries per franchisee per month, which is certainly keeping their nationwide network very busy!This is even more impressive given that last year (2021) was the busiest year ever for the 27-year-old brand, showing that Ov...

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Barnstaple’s Mayor, Councillor Louisa York has officially opened a new Papa John’s on Boutport Street in Barnstaple, North Devon. The store has created 20 new jobs in the historic market town.Papa John’s franchisee, Dr Renato Raho, confirms: “We are excited to expand in the Southwest and develop more stores in Devon and Cornwall on behalf of the Papa John’s brand, offering employment opportunities within our local community at the same time. The Barnstaple opening follows our recent store launch...

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Bukky Shonola wins ‘Accounting Apprentice Employer of the Year’ and ‘Overall Apprentice Employer’ awards.TaxAssist Accountant, Bukky Shonola has been recognised at the Cambridge Regional College Apprenticeship Awards 2022, winning ‘Accounting Apprentice Employer of the Year’ and ‘Overall Apprentice Employer’.Bukky, who operates two TaxAssist Accountants shops based in Letchworth and Hitchin, employs three members of staff, two of whom are apprentices, Amadou Jallow and Sean Abraham.“We are very...

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No Letting Go makes its TV debut!Media network, Sky are currently running a series focused on “around Britain” and how the pandemic has affected local people and their working lives. When covid hit so many people chose to leave their jobs and start businesses. The Sky program called “Discover Britain” is running a whole episode about business opportunities in and around the UK, including franchising.Franchising boomed during 2020, as many people reassessed their lives and working practices, in t...

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Long Eaton Papa John's has recruited a local team of 20 to deliver their freshest, finest pizza's. The pizza franchise's latest opening has Nottingham covered.Multi-unit Papa John’s franchisee Sukhy Bains explains: “Our very first Papa John’s store was Nottingham Beeston which we opened back in 2010. We have gone on to open six more Papa John’s over the years, but we were always keen to split the Nottingham area to provide an even better service our customers over a wider area. We live near Nott...

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Over 200 delegates gathered at the 5* Celtic Manor Resort, for ChipsAway’s Annual Conference and Roaring 20s ‘Gatsby’ themed Awards Dinner over the weekend. The event celebrated the minor car body repair brand’s ‘roaring ahead’ approach in the car body repair industry.The conference highlighted the ‘future is here’ in terms of electric vehicles, ADAS and changes in the automotive industry. Technical Director, Simon Kings, spoke about ChipsAway’s dedication to training the franchise network on El...

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