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Despite enjoying a diverse career in business management, pharmaceuticals and the police, Somerset-based David Brassington has chosen to dedicate his profession to improving the quality of education with the launch of his new venture, an in-home and online tutoring company, Tutor Doctor. Transforming his career in the wake of the pandemic, he is already making an impact in his local community, covering Frome, Taunton and North Yeovil.After three decades in a successful pharmaceutical sales posit...

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Screen Rescue founder franchisor, Jaime Hilario is delighted to report outstanding results for Q1 2022.“We are delighted to report record results for Q1 of 2022, with outstanding company-owned and franchise territory results."Founder franchisor, Jaime Hilario.“The key highlights are revenues are up 45.3 pc on last year’s first quarter, which comes as no real surprise,” Jaime states. “This result was expected because in the first quarter of last year the country was in lockdown until mid-April, w...

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Innovation has become a key aspect of determining success in both business and education. In a year that is focused on providing children with the necessary resources and support to nurture their imaginations and wellbeing as a part of their academic journey, it is equally important that high quality education providers lead by example. Education franchises, such as the in-home and online tutoring company, Tutor Doctor, are demonstrating how constantly striving to improve business operations and...

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Droitwich Spa is the latest store opening for Papa John’s multi-unit franchisee Atif Maroof Zar. A love of great pizza has united Atif with his brothers Umair Ramay and Amir Maroof who together now run ten Papa John’s including Evesham, Stratford Upon Avon, Redditch, Bromsgrove and now Droitwich Spa, employing over 100 team members. Atif Maroof Zar who previously worked at two rival pizza firms and also managed a Papa John’s, before he became a franchisee in 2017 explains: “Droitwich Spar is a...

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What is a franchise? A franchise is a joint venture between a franchisor and a franchisee. The franchisor is the original business. It sells the right to use its name and idea and the franchisee buys this right to sell the franchisor's goods or services under an existing business model and trademark. Confidence in a tried and tested system with a strong training and support infrastructure opens the door to anyone with a business interest but with no given skill. The OSCAR comprehensive traini...

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Ahead of new bsi standards in windscreen repair, released 31st March 2022, the Suffolk based multi award-winning Screen Rescue franchise has secured exclusive rights to continue to use the latest BS AU 242b:2022 compliant-ready innovative touchscreen digitally Advanced Windscreen Repair Systems in the UK, other manufacturers [and competitors] can only try to emulate.The launch of BS AU 242b:2022 - the new standard in Windscreen Repair now takes reforms to a new level where working towards Britis...

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Love Brownies, an award-winning chocolate brownie and café brand with operations in 18 UK locations, is set to attend the International Franchise Show on 8-9th April at London’s ExCeL centre.Established in 2009, Love Brownies is a multi-award-winning business focused on high-quality products and exceptional customer service, and it’s looking for like-minded franchisees to grow the brand across the UK.The family-run business, which started on owner and head-baker Chantal Teal’s kitchen table in I...

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As a franchisee, it’s important to appreciate the background of Lakeland Verandahs and understand the combined experience of the team behind the successful franchise network.Lakeland Verandahs was founded in 2008, as the business collaboration of CEO Russell Millburn and Director Greg Kane.Prior to that in the same year, Russell was made redundant from his job in the home improvement industry.Prepared for a fresh challenge, he wanted to start his own business and therefore began exploring an ass...

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Philip Lloyd has opened a new TaxAssist shop at 47 High Street, Tonbridge. Philip Lloyd is looking forward to working with more businesses and individuals in Tonbridge after opening his first TaxAssist shop on the High Street. For Philip, joining the TaxAssist Accountants network has enabled him to fulfill a lifelong goal of running his own local practice, and he is looking forward to welcoming existing and new clients to visit him at his new premises. “I’m really pleased with how the shop lo...

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The TaxAssist network, ranked 22 in the Accountancy Age Top 50+50, had a combined fee income of £46.6m in 2020 and with 8% growth this has risen to £50.7m in 2021.The TaxAssist Accountants network grew sales by an impressive 8% last year, largely driven by increased brand awareness on the back of successful campaigns during the height of the pandemic and its focus on delivering a broad range of advisory services.There are now 248 TaxAssist franchised territories across the UK, operating from 402...

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Pizza franchise Papa John’s has unveiled a new look to its branding with the refresh of the Potters Bar store.The updated logo takes out the word "pizza" and removes the green border around "Papa John's." It is replaced simply with: "Papa Johns" in block red letters. The logo also loses the possessive apostrophe resulting in a fresh modern feel.“We are excited to introduce a new look to our branding which will be gradually rolled out across our 500 plus stores in the UK, starting with Potter Bar...

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Doug Hutton, dns accountants Franchise Operations Manager and Practice Manager, your go-to man for getting your business up and running, and growing for many years to come. If you’re thinking about starting your own Practice, you may be feeling uncertain about what’s required. Which is why having the support of a franchise brand behind you, is one of the biggest benefits of joining one. dns accountants, has a highly experienced team of experts, who are all dedicated to helping you succeed in yo...

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