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Lindsay MacKenzie is the latest TaxAssist Accountants franchisee to open a new premises, operating from 1 Pinhoe Road in Exeter. In fact, Lindsay MacKenzie is not new to TaxAssist Accountants, having previously run a successful franchise in Reading. Passionate about her work, Lindsay is looking forward to becoming an integral part of the small business community in her area. “I love Exeter and am looking forward to building a life here,” said Lindsay. “My long-standing objective is to grow...

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OSCAR is pleased to introduce an existing large successful pet food business opportunity for sale in Gloucestershire. This is a franchise business operating under the OSCAR Pet Foods banner. Established in the 1990s and with a large established franchise network throughout the UK, OSCAR Pet Foods is very experienced in training and supporting its franchisees. OSCAR is pleased to introduce an existing successful pet food business opportunity for sale in North Wiltshire, part of Bath, South Glou...

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Leading pizza delivery franchise brand Papa John’s has launched it's latest pizza franchise store within the Bridgend near Cardiff franchise territory. Multi-unit franchisee Clif Roberson who first joined the Papa John’s franchise group back in 2016, will now operate the franchise store with the help of a newly recruited team of 20.Clif Roberson confirms: “This is the first time Papa John’s has launched in Bridgend and it’s an exciting time. It’s great that we can offer new jobs at every le...

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What a big day it was for Screen Rescue as January 2022 came to a close, when the VFA22 Virtual Franchise Award winners, sponsored by Barclays were announced. Franchisor, Jaime Hilario said, “We are absolutely delighted to become an Award-Winning Franchise and are still a little overwhelmed to have picked up not one, but two highly celebrated VFA22 Awards: a GOLD WINNER and SILVER WINNER in two of the most prestigious VFA22 Award categories: Franchisee of the Year and Best Franchisee Support....

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1 big company event, 2 days, 6 big announcements, 9 separate sessions, 16 corporate team members, 38 trade partners, 200+ delegates and of course one fantastic party! We introduced the world to our new Head of Operations and Experience, new Head of Sales and new Head of Marketing. Brand Ambassador and double Olympic gold medalist Daley Thompson joined us on stage to talk about the traits of winners. Add to this the launch of our next company ski trip to Aspen (our internal annual ski trip for...

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Extra Help add another new franchisee to their Extra Help franchise network! Sam Bee is now the proud owner of Extra Help North West Leicestershire, launched in mid-October. Extra Help NW Leicestershire provides home-help and cleaning services in Coalville, Swadlincote and Draycott, plus the many areas in between. Originally from Nottingham, Sam now lives in a small village called Donisthorpe, just outside Ashby de la Zouch, which is right in the middle of her territory. She is married to Jam...

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In October, Extra Help announced that our managing director, Claire Robinson, had won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. As a winner of a regional award, Claire was entered into this year’s national Chamber Business Awards, along with her fellow, regional award winners and now we have more exciting news to celebrate! Extra Help was chosen to receive the Game Changer Entrepreneur of the Year Award, sponsored by the British Business Ba...

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A very proud moment for Onside Coaching. Lottie Jones – Director of Onside Coaching East Warwickshire was nominated for the ‘Next Generation’ Award at the HSBC British Franchise Association Awards 2021. She was 1 of 4 out of 80 applicants to be nominated. She had a day in London, filming and doing interviews, then we had an evening of celebration at the awards ceremony on the 30th November.At just 25 Lottie has shown resilience and determination to get where she is today. With little to no busin...

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Leading pizza franchise giant Papa John’s has announced it’s opened a new store within the Franchise Territory of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Residents from the town, famous for its culinary heritage, can now add Papa John’s pizza to the menu for the first time, to enjoy with friends and family.Multi-unit franchisee Sukhy Bains confirms: “Melton Mowbray has a rich history and connection with the food industry and so we are excited to launch our brand-new store here, to deliver top-quali...

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In May 2020, AA president Edmund King told the BBC that, based on the analysis of official figures and his organisation’s own monitoring, traffic volumes in Britain were “akin to those in the early 1970s.” Cabinet Office data from March earlier in the same year also showed that motor traffic had dropped by 73% compared with pre-pandemic outbreak levels. So, how have franchises that rely on people getting out and about in their cars, such as windscreen and repair brands, faired during the pand...

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We are very happy to announce that Husse UK's webshop has got a brand new state of the art makeover which includes the implementation of a number of new user-friendly features to allow us to continue to grow our online presence.We wanted to develop a state of the art website which better matched our state of the art product and service. The new Husse website has been developed with the customer's needs in mind. Our new webshop will be another powerful tool in the Husse UK armoury. This upgrade...

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Franchisor and co-founder of Screen Rescue, Jaime Hilario is deeply honoured to share the announcement that Screen Rescue franchise has been shortlisted as finalists in three #VFA22 Award Categories, as sponsored by #Barclays.As this exciting news drops, Jaime Hilario, franchisor and co-founder of Screen Rescue - the only windscreen and glass repair franchise to operate exclusively in all sectors of the Commercial Automotive Industry, said:"It is my absolute pleasure to announce the very excitin...

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