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Driver Hire is clearly getting it right when it comes to both reliable service and value for money. That’s what its eighth annual ‘Proud Survey’ has revealed.Over 500 customers responded to the survey, and whilst ‘reliable service’ remains the top reason for using Driver Hire overall, more respondents than ever said they’d miss ‘personal contact’ the most if they weren’t using Driver Hire.An impressive 86% also rated value for money as ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.As well as seeking the views of custom...

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No Letting Go ran its annual conference at the Ardencote Hotel in Warwickshire, its first “in person” conference since the pandemic began. The theme of the event was great habits, great business, great life focusing on strategies enabling franchisees to work on their business and not just in them to achieve the best work/life balance. The first key speaker was Ben Marley the reviews guru (previously from Feefo), discussing why reviews are so beneficial to all businesses, not just those in consu...

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The education sector is one that regularly sees itself under a great deal of scrutiny. It is because of this that it has become all too common for entrepreneurs and prospective franchisees to close the door on joining education franchises, as they believe their experience does not suffice or match the required criteria. However, education franchises such as the in-home and online private tutoring franchise, Tutor Doctor, believes that to maintain a successful and contemporary community of valuab...

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The silver economy is huge. Meeting the needs of this burgeoning demographic provides incredible opportunities for business growth, at the same time as helping improve people's health and fitness, and ultimately their quality of life. Niri Patel, Managing Director for fit20 UK, and Dr Walter Vendel, founder and CEO of fit20, will be speaking at the International Franchise Show on 8th April 2022, talking about why preventative health is the future of the silver economy.If you want to be successfu...

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If you know a lucrative business opportunity when you see one, you’ll soon realise that it’s the ideal time to become a Lakeland Verandahs franchisee.Whether you are tracking market trends or simply looking for a change in your career, we’ve outlined why you should consider our exciting opportunity without delay.Home improvement trendsSince the start of the pandemic, the home improvement industry has seen a big surge in people looking to invest in their homes. While other industries have underst...

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As the world continues to recover from a testing two years, the beginning of 2022 presents an ideal opportunity to reflect on the way businesses and their markets have been affected by the pandemic. For the education industry in particular, the future certainly looks different now to how it may have done pre-pandemic, with further importance placed on mindfulness and meeting the personal needs of individuals. Here, the in-home and online tutoring company Tutor Doctor reviews projections for h...

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Auditel franchise started 2022 with a very busy January. With great client receptiveness to Auditel’s carbon solutions alongside procurement improvement services, this has led to record-breaking appointment numbers with potential new clients. In addition, Auditel welcome three new franchise partners into the franchise network, and they kicked off their training on 24th January. Based near Portsmouth, David Wilshin explored Auditel in late 2021 and decided to leave the corporate world to start...

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Pizza franchise Papa John’s has opened in Carlton, Nottingham. Multi-unit franchisee Sukhy Bains now makes Carlton his ninth Papa John’s.“I joined Papa John’s in 2010 and with the help of my wife Kam and three daughters have built the business over the years. We live in Nottingham, but no Papa John’s was able to deliver to our own home, so we went about changing that! The new Carlton store is close to our other stores and now means we pretty much have the Nottingham area covered!“The key to our...

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OSCAR Pet Foods are delighted to be recognised for outstanding customer care and awarded with the Feefo Gold Trusted Award 2022.Feefo has recognised the businesses who deliver exceptional experiences, using feedback from real customers.The Trusted Service Awards are unique as they are based purely on feedback from real customers. This means they are a true reflection of commitment to outstanding customer service. “We’re thrilled to receive this award from Feefo. It means a lot because it’s base...

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Daren Moore FCCA becomes Group Managing Director, Sarah Robertson becomes Group Director and the UK Managing Director, while TaxAssist Franchisee Mike Melling is appointed as new Group Development Director.After 22 years at the helm of The TaxAssist Direct Group – which includes the TaxAssist franchise in the UK, Ireland, Australia and North America – Karl Sandall has stepped down as Group Chief Executive Director along with Phil Sullivan, Group Finance Director, who has been with the business f...

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Property maintenance industry leader and one of the fastest-growing franchises in the UK, Fantastic Services, gathers partners for their Annual Franchise Conference. The event will be held for the fourth consecutive year, and due to the Pandemic will take place online through Zооm.“Our ranks grew significantly over the past 12 months, and we are confident that this year’s Fantastic Services Annual Franchise Conference will have record-high attendance,” the organisers predict.Despite the challeng...

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Oven Wizards are pleased to report excellent continued growth in terms of their business in 2021Business is up 25% in the last year in terms of ovens cleaned by Oven Wizards Franchisees, culminating with our busiest December ever!We also experienced one of the best years in terms of new Wizards joining the community from Dundee in the North to Devon in the South.Martin Simpson, who started his new Oven Wizards South East Devon business in March 2021 said, “Mark Abbott and John Graham - the Oven...

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