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After achieving their best year on record for customer enquiries in 2021, the leadning oven cleaning franchise Ovenclean have kick started 2022 with more milestone success. In January 2022, Ovenclean had reached the impressive benchmark of 5,000 customer reviews on Trustpilot and now rank higher than any other oven cleaning service within the whole of the UK on Trustpilot. Trustpilot note that “a 5-star consumer opinion is valuable. It means that a company has exceeded its customer's expec...

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The future looks bright for the OSCAR Pet Food Franchise. Business experts at Edge Hill University have been awarded more than £100,000 in government-backed funding to transform the business performance of the franchising market leaders. The university’s Business School Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC) will offer expert data analysis on customer profiles and purchasing behaviours to maximise existing and new business opportunities within a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).The partner...

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The new two TaxAssist Accountant practices will soon be launching in Enfield and Hendon Central.Two new franchisees have just completed the final TaxAssist Accountants initial training course of 2021, rounding off a successful year of expansion for the small business tax, accounting and advisory franchise.Shayo Badejo will be operating from Enfield and is a highly skilled finance professional with more than 15 years of experience within different sectors of small and large organisations. Shayo w...

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The news is full of stories about how challenging recruitment is currently. With a record number of vacancies being posted at the moment, there’s a lot of competition if you need to attract candidates to apply for a role in your franchise. If you’re struggling to recruit it can be frustrating, potentially meaning that you might not be able to operate at full throttle until you can bring the right person in. Or it could mean that you (and perhaps your other employees) are having to go above an...

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Barking Mad Dog Care has been ranked as the top pet sector franchise in the 2022 Elite Franchise Top 100, as well as ranking as number 49 overall in the UK. Barking Mad has been recognised as one of the top 100 franchisors and ranked the top pet care franchise for four years in a row.The Elite Franchise Top 100 celebrates the best and brightest franchises that Britain has to offer, with an expert judging panel ranking franchisors on everything from franchise support to business growth and their...

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Domestic cleaning franchise, Poppies, is celebrating after being named as one of the best franchises in the UK. From hundreds of entries across every sector, the business has made the ranking in the prestigious Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100), coming in at an impressive 53rd place, competing against huge fast-food brands like Subway. A title the brand can proudly hold throughout 2022.The EF100, established in 2017 in association with HSBC, recognises the sector’s brightest businesses and ranks t...

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The gym franchise, which offers strength and conditioning classes, combat classes, hot yoga and a high spec gym under one membership has hired Antony Townsley as Director of Business Development. Ant has joined the team to oversee the strategy for franchising and drive growth in the sector.“Ant will be responsible for managing the franchise arm of the business, managing the process of onboarding new franchisees and driving growth. His years of experience will help maintain the momentum we are cu...

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Hybrid Fitness, the unique and leading health and fitness franchise, is opening its third gym in Putney, with further openings planned in 2022. The brand-new gym will be situated near to East Putney station and will be set over two floors, covering 7000sq ft. When open, members will be able to enjoy a dedicated S&C studio, Combat Studio, Hot Yoga and a full gym. With one membership, members can enjoy unlimited classes, and unlimited gym use.Combat classes include Krav Maga, Boxing and BJJ. S&C...

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Quality homecare provider Right at Home swept the board at the franchise industry awards this week, picking up three national accolades including the prestigious Franchisor of the Year Gold at the bfa HSBC Franchise Awards. This year saw UK franchising’s two leading national awards presented at the same event – the British Franchise Association (bfa)’s annual conference – after their organisers launched a new partnership earlier this year. The conference took place at the Vox, Birmingham, on 30...

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Leading pizza delivery franchise brand Papa John’s is celebrating after is was ranked as one of the UK’s top franchises. This year witnessed hundreds of entries across every franchise sector and the pizza franchise giant, Papa John’s has been ranked sixth overall, in the prestigious Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100) – a title the pizza franchise giant will hold for the duration of 2022.The Elite Franchise 100, which was established in 2017 in association with HSBC, recognises the sector’s leading...

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diddi dance picks up more prestigious awards by winning at What's on 4 Kids Awards night.Last Thursday diddi dance had the honour of attending a truly magical evening at the Warner Bros. Studios Tour London where the What’s On 4 Kids Awards 2021 took place celebrating the children’s activities industry, with headline sponsor Morton Michel.diddi dance are absolutely thrilled to announce that Anne-Marie Martin, founder of diddi dance, won ‘Industry Champion of the Year’ award and was highly commen...

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Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand franchisor, and today it is pleased to announce the acquisition of Azura Group Ltd (“Azura”), a leading franchise management software system developer, for a gross consideration of £1,000,000 in a combination of cash and shares within the Franchise Brands group.Having worked in partnership with Azura in recent years, this addition enables the Group to consolidate its software development and secure ownership of the related intellectual property (“IP”) created...

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