Busylizzy franchiseBusylizzy® the UK’s no.1 club for new and expectant parents.
Busylizzy® is on a mission to make fitness ‘fun’ for pregnant and new mums and their little ones. Our clubs provide a supportive environment for members embarking on their first steps into motherhood. PLUS Classes are delivered both online and in local studio venues so parents can enjoy fitness and fun from the comfort of their own home or meet other like-minded mums in our fabulous local venues.
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Award winning Busylizzy is a management franchise opportunity in a high growth market, that provides the ideal work-life balance. We offer pregnancy and postnatal fitness classes, and fun baby classes all wrapped up in one club.
As a Busylizzy franchise owner, you do not have to teach the classes, your time is spent managing the business, from home, and promoting the business to young families.
Busylizzy provides you with all the tools, training, support and know-how to build your own successful club that fits around your own ambitions and family life.
We are looking for suitable people to share in our success and start a Busylizzy franchise in their area. If you join us as a franchise owner then we will give you the opportunity to replicate our success and build your own club with all the support, knowledge, and first class business systems
Why choose Busylizzy?
Busylizzy clubs don’t have intakes based on terms, waiting lists, or even shut for half terms or summer breaks. Busylizzy is open all year and is a ‘one stop shop’ for fun baby classes, and fitness sessions, for mums and mums to be.
The unique Busylizzy concept:
- High levels of service;
- Awesome choice;
- Innovative use of technology;
- Brilliant value for money;
Have all captured the imagination of Mums (in what was otherwise a traditional sector) with over 12,000 parents across the U.K participating in our classes and talks in person and online.
What’s the Market Potential for Busylizzy?
According to the GOV.UK website, in 2019 alone, just under 650,000 babies were born in the U.K., that’s a lot of babies! Long gone are the days where stay at home mums sit and nurture their off spring awaiting the return of their husbands from work each day. Being a new mum today is about juggling part-time work, dashing out the door on the school run and managing the house and chores.
Training and support provided
Firstly we don’t expect you to be an expert in every area and there will probably be at least one part of the business you’ll need more assistance with, such as sales and marketing, accounts or contracts. But don’t worry help is always on hand.
Our comprehensive new franchise owner training is required for the principal owner and/or operator of each new franchise. All aspects of the Operations Manual will be covered which includes use of all the Busylizzy systems of operation, marketing, sales, administration and reporting financials as well as recruiting your instructor team.
This training will take place over a number of online web training modules and zoom meetings. Alongside your initial training, the hive support team will set to work preparing everything you need to set up and promote your new club. From staff uniform, stationery and class supplies to phone line, email and CRM systems – we’ll be busy behind the scenes holding your hand every step of the way.
After your initial training and club launch, we provide monthly analysis via our franchise dashboard so you can see how well the network is performing and benchmark your business against the company averages. Our online training portal is available for your to access anytime and consists of marketing material, ‘how to’ guides & videos, class lesson plans and all the master documents you need to run a successful business. Our hive support team are available for Q&A assistance for as long as you need it, and there is no additional cost for this valuable training and support.
The ideal Busylizzy franchisee
Experience of working in the fitness and baby sector is not required but you should have lots of energy with a self-motivated and ‘can do’ attitude.
We welcome people from a wide range of backgrounds, but essential for any Busylizzy franchise owner is:
- A genuine passion for the customer experience
- A true service ethos,
- A strong determination to succeed.
We currently have 131 territories available across England and South Wales, don’t let yours get away!
The Busylizzy investment
A Busylizzy franchise costs £18,500 plus VAT, however you will only need to have a minimum liquid capital amount of just £7,500 with the rest secured through funding, and each franchise will need to have additional working capital during the initial stages to support the growing business.
You will be granted a 5 year franchise agreement for your territory with the right to renew for a further 5 years at the end of this term for free.
You will be getting:
- A proven and successful business model with potential for good profit margins.
- Excellent operational support from Busylizzy Hive support team with ongoing training.
- Great sales and marketing support.
- A protected territory to operate your Busylizzy site(s).
- An award winning website to generate new enquiries.
- A format that you can follow to grow the capital value of your business.
- Access to our portfolio of legal documents and agreements for safe trading.
- Monthly business analysis and reviews.
Julie & Sarah – are two mums who founded ‘Busylizzy’ in September 2011 after spotting an opportunity for a good quality, fun and professionally run classes for mums, their bumps and little ones.
Sarah, a solicitor and Julie, a leisure professional, looked to improve every aspect of class provision that the traditional mum and baby class providers had on offer. Busylizzy was born!
Not satisfied with grubby hall floors for classes, sessions stopping during the school holidays, just when we needed them the most, and penalties for missed classes – Julie & Sarah set about creating a club where a unique combination of classes could take place in lovely baby friendly venues with simple online booking all wrapped up in one easy monthly payment model, one membership - Everything a new mum needs!
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