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Mum Sue Mark is moving on from a 21 year career in the Royal Navy to embark upon a very different career running her own domestic homecare Franchise, Bright & Beautiful, in her franchise territory of Southampton Sue, 43, joined the Royal Navy in 1990 and was one of the first women in the UK to undertake the same training as her male colleagues. She went on to reach the rank of Chief Petty Officer and was responsible for maintaining and fixing a wide range of electrical equipment such as the ship...

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We welcomed in the New Year with Judit Folinek joining us having taken over the Canterbury franchise in December. Coming from Hungary, Judit not only had to learn the ropes of our greeting cards franchise but she also had to contend with driving on the left hand side of the road for the first time and figure out the complexities of roundabouts - all whilst driving a van for the first time too! Quite a challenge when you’re trying to merchandise stores and launch your new business. Now we’ve s...

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When Ryan first started working, he always had it in the back of his mind that he wanted to have his own business, a venture that he could make something of one day and be proud of. For him, the franchise route seemed like the best option as the business model was already in place. He shares his journey with the Original Poster Company Franchise so far.“I chose the OPC franchise as the greetings card market is still very strong and growing each year. OPC had been around for a long time and that...

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Northwood Franchise offers the perfect opportunity for you to unlock your business potential by combining your commercial experience with our proven, established and profitable franchise model.The prospect of starting or buying a new business can be both exciting & daunting and joining a franchise network can be the perfect solution - allowing you to be your own boss but with all of the support of an established and proven business model.With '3 franchises in 1' Northwood is a one-stop residenti...

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Property franchise group Northwood has announced the opening of its latest franchise office in Banbury, taking the group to 88 officesThe Banbury office is owned & run by Samantha Linn, who became aware of the Northwood franchise opportunity having been a long term Landlord client and seen for herself the benefits of Northwood’s Guaranteed Rent offering.This is the second Northwood office to open in Oxfordshire within the past 10 months, with independent agency Levick Jones joining the group in...

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The Papa John’s franchise network was founded in the USA in 1984 and there are now more than 300 stores across the UK and over 4,800 stores in 40 international markets and franchise territories. Papa John’s is the only branded franchised pizza chain to use only 100% fresh dough, giving a better natural flavour and our unique tomato sauce is made from the best Californian tomatoes, picked and packed from vine to can in just six hoursThe latest franchised store on Commercial Road, Hereford, will n...

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Bio-Rite the leading infection control franchise has just been Confirmed as British Franchise Association (bfa) Provisional MemberPip Wilkins, Chief Executive of the bfa commented on their confirmation: “Membership of the British Franchise Association is only open to franchisors and professional advisors to the franchise industry that are able to satisfy our accreditation criteria successfully,” “In joining the bfa, Bio-Rite has undertaken to develop their franchise network from the outset in...

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After being named among the top three high investment franchises in the UK, Right at Home can has revealed the full results of its Franchisee Satisfaction Survey. The Best Franchise Awards, run by research experts Smith & Henderson, are based on feedback from thousands of franchisees from all sectors who have completed the Franchise Satisfaction Benchmark survey. This asks local franchise owners to anonymously rate their franchisor on everything from training and support to shared goals and ho...

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The TaxAssist Accountants franchise group are honoured to reveal that they have smashed through two milestone figures. The hugely successful network of small business specialist accountants now services the requirements of over 60,000 clients across the UK, with a combined bank that exceeds £40 million. This exciting news follows on from the TaxAssist Franchise group recently hitting another milestone, having recently passed the 200 TaxAssist Accountants mark. Phil Sullivan, Group Operations Dir...

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Steve Mullarkey, an Existing Papa John's Franchise opens his seventh franchisePapa John's, a leading pizza franchise is pleased to announce set-up of its latest franchised store that will be based in Southport, Merseyside. The proud owner of this franchise isn't a new face to the Papa John's head office as Steve (the franchisee) already has 6 other franchise locations with Papa John's. Steve first set his eyes on Papa John's in 2013 and now has plans to increase his franchise portfolio to 20 sto...

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TaxAssist unveils new look “mobile friendly” websitesTaxAssist Accountants franchise is pleased to announce that it has launched its newly designed client and potential franchisee websites. Both sites have been redesigned with a clean new look, to improve the experience of users, and to enable clearer access to content from mobile devices.Phil Sullivan, TaxAssist Accountants Group Operations Director comments, “We have worked closely with industry experts to examine all elements of design to br...

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Marla Franchisee helps Becky become more independent Steve Hartland, the franchisee for Marla Custom blinds has made a difference to a particular customers life. Steve owns the franchise territory for Sidmouth in Devon and was approached by Becky, a lady confined to a wheelchair and who has had her home customised to permit her to become more independent.Steve contributed to making her life a little easier by installing 3 electrically operated vertical blinds in an angled bay that are controlled...

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