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Love Fitness joins Point Franchise
The fitness franchise offering its customers competitive membership packages and one-to-one personalised training programmes has joined the Point Franchise network. Love fitness? Then you’ll love Love Fitness. The gym franchise began its life in 2018 at Henley Rugby Club, and now the brand is looking to expand across the UK, prioritising customer experience every [...]- News published on 14/09/2021
Certax Development Director explains why franchising with...
Ishtiaq Ahmad shared some of his extensive franchising knowledge in a recent video, telling franchisees exactly what makes Certax a solid investment option. In the video, shared on Certax’s Facebook page, Ishtiaq explained how the proven, tested business model of the bookkeeping and accounting franchise helps its franchisees to secure success 100% of the time. In [...]- News published on 14/09/2021
La Donuteria joins Point Franchise
The global gourmet donut franchise, which continues to be one of the fastest-growing in the industry, has joined the Point Franchise network. La Donuteria was founded in 2015 by Peter Stranak, who fondly remembered eating donuts created by his grandma. These donuts were “always freshly baked” and had “an amazing smell and taste” better [...]- News published on 13/09/2021
“I feel like I can be myself again.”
For one of our newest partners, joining a franchise was the perfect opportunity to bounce back from redundancy. Whether it is by choice or just circumstances, there comes a time in your life when you need to make a serious decision about the next stage of your career. When that happens, you will want to be sure you are choosing the right opportunity. For husband-and-wife [...]- News published on 13/09/2021
Shuttercraft explains why its model is the key to...
The UK’s largest distributor of interior plantation shutters detailed, in a recent blog post, why franchising was the perfect way to create a more balanced life. Work/life balance is incredibly important, and for more and more entrepreneurs and working people in 2021, it’s becoming a big priority. A good work/life balance enables you to spend more time with [...]- News published on 13/09/2021
Mathnasium hosts international convention showcasing its...
The event was well-attended by many of Mathnasium’s franchisees, who discussed their experiences, successes and challenges. Mathnasium is a global brand known for its amazing franchisee support, and the tutoring franchise demonstrated this extremely well with its recent international convention. The convention focused on the sharing of knowledge and experience [...]- News published on 12/09/2021
ChipsAway’s youngest franchisee named a 30 Under 30...
Brandon Akerman, who manages ChipsAway Exeter, was crowned as a Rising Star by Bodyshop Magazine, a leading resource in the automotive repair industry. ChipsAway congratulates Brandon for achieving the honour, and recognises his amazing and successful journey. Brandon joined the van based franchise in September 2020, at the age of just 21, and within six months, he had [...]- News published on 12/09/2021
Really Awesome Coffee checks in with new Anglesey franchisee
Martin Owen joined the Really Awesome Coffee network in February 2021, after 25 years in hotel management. After so long working for the same hotel, Martin was ready for a new adventure in early 2021. That’s when he found Really Awesome Coffee. In his words at the time of investing, “I chose Really Awesome Coffee [rather than other franchise [...]- News published on 11/09/2021
Jam Coding explains how coding helps the environment
According to the computer franchise teaching coding workshops to kids across the UK, there are three main ways in which coding helps the planet. Coding is a necessary part of life in 2021 for many reasons, and an in-demand skill across almost every professional industry. But did you know that coding can also help the environment? According to the computer franchise, [...]- News published on 11/09/2021
Bright & Beautiful shares decluttering tips for every...
In a recent blog post on the Bright & Beautiful website, the cleaning franchise offered its expertise in tackling the common, yet challenging, problem of decluttering the home. A tidy home is a tidy mind, and Bright & Beautiful understands that. That’s why the cleaning franchise has provided its customers with some top tips for tidying each and every [...]- News published on 10/09/2021
Clara James Tutoring discusses the huge value of a small...
In a recent blog post, franchise founder Clara James shared some reflections on tutoring, and how the extra efforts she made with clients early on shaped the business. According to Clara, one of her first clients lived in a village at the top of a steep hill. There was a spring of water about halfway up, and in snowy or icy conditions, “many cars often found [...]- News published on 10/09/2021
TaxAssist Market Harborough finally enjoys its official...
Though the franchise location was opened on May 17th by franchisee Paul Simpson, COVID restrictions have delayed the opening event until now. Paul has finally been able to enjoy his official launch, though he’d already been welcomed into the TaxAssist network in May, and he recently invited clients, contacts and colleagues alike to celebrate the launch of [...]- News published on 09/09/2021
DALROD explains its training process
After investing with the drainage network, all franchisees must complete DAL Academy, a highly refined training programme. Recently, DALROD’s DAL Academy programme trained the company’s latest recruits (including Edward Delaney, who will be starting a franchise unit in Wigan). A second Academy is scheduled to be held later in the year. When asked to [...]- News published on 09/09/2021
Aspray fully restores a property on a historical block
Aspray London East recently restored a property in Whitechapel, London, following damage caused by latent ingress. Aspray is a property repair and insurance claims management franchise which helps clients across the UK to manage damage claims. With over 50 UK locations opened since the business was founded in 2005, the management franchise only continues to grow. [...]- News published on 08/09/2021
Six months on as a franchisee – Neil Grainger’s franchise...
The first six months of new business ownership are likely to be a rollercoaster ride for anyone. Not only will you experience the highs of building a new business but also the challenges of global and local business landscapes continually evolving. However, for franchisees, the wisdom of a supportive franchisor can help you come through the opening months to create a [...]- News published on 08/09/2021
Agency Express re-accredited as a British Franchise...
In a recent LinkedIn post, the estate agency signage franchise announced the good news about its continued BFA accreditation. First established in 1998, Agency Express has been a proud member of the BFA since just a year after, in 1999. In the words of the van based franchise, “We are delighted to share that we have been re-accredited. There is no better [...]- News published on 08/09/2021
Cafe2U shares three fascinating coffee stories from history
In its most recent blog post, the mobile coffee franchise dove into the lengths that people have been willing to go to, across time, to achieve the perfect cup of coffee. First established almost 20 years ago in 2004, Cafe2U has grown into a successful franchise network in the intervening years. In this time, bean experts working for the coffee van franchise have come [...]- News published on 07/09/2021
Two New London Territories Added to Busylizzy Map
Pregnancy and postnatal fitness and baby class provider Busylizzy is delighted to announce the addition of a further two new London clubs to its territory map. Both launching this autumn, Balham and Greenwich & Blackheath bolster the existing London coverage across Clapham & Battersea, Richmond, Wimbledon and Kingston, further strengthening the network and [...]- News published on 07/09/2021
Just Shutters shares the 7 key benefits of shutters as a...
The successful franchise, which boasts over 16 franchisees, recently listed these benefits and introduced Just Shutters’ new British range. The blinds and shutters franchise, first established in 2006, has since grown substantially and installed over £27 million worth of shutters for its customers. According to Just Shutters, every customer can find the [...]- News published on 07/09/2021
New Club Opening - Busylizzy Fitness & Fun in Balham
Local mum of two Amy Phillpot will this month be launching Busylizzy in Balham, offering a weekly timetable of postnatal fitness and baby classes to mums in the Balham and Streatham areas. As the current club owner of Busylizzy Clapham & Battersea, Amy had intended to launch into Balham much sooner but was prevented by the lockdowns brought about by [...]- News published on 07/09/2021
WindowPayne Local introduces team member and commercial...
In the first in a series of introductions, the window cleaning franchise introduced its Facebook followers to Jon, asking him a few questions about himself and his WindowPayne Local career. According to the window cleaning franchise, “Jon is the joker of our team and specialises in our commercial jobs!” Jon has been at WindowPayne Local for three and a half [...]- News published on 06/09/2021
Heritage Healthcare Harrow celebrates CQC rating of ‘Good’
The home care franchise recently shared Harrow’s fantastic results, which were received following its first inspection by the Care Quality Commission. This particular Heritage Healthcare branch helps local people living around Harrow, Ruislip and Pinner, allowing them to keep living independently in their own homes while still accessing the care that they need. [...]- News published on 06/09/2021
Drain Doctor explains the risks posed by a blocked gutter
The drainage franchise recently shared its reminder to customers that blocked guttering can increase the chance of flooding and roof damage. According to Drain Doctor, “Clogged gutters can increase the chance of flooding and damage to your roof and fascia boards, so get a regular clean and remove the risk.” The drainage franchise can “clear gutters up [...]- News published on 05/09/2021
Metro Rod Managing Director interviewed by CEO of the...
As part of the BFA’s CEO Meets series, Pip Wilkins sat down with Peter Molloy of Metro Rod to discuss the company, its franchisees and the impact of COVID-19. Pip began the interview by asking Peter what Metro Rod does, to which Peter responded, “We’re a nationwide drainage business that delivers drainage and plumbing services to a wide range of [...]- News published on 05/09/2021
Platinum Property Partners stresses the importance of...
The world’s first property investment franchise recently explained, with the help of long-standing Partner Jon Downing, why planning ahead is crucial in the corporate world. Jon has been in the industry for a long time, and he’s seen a great deal. As a franchisee with Platinum Property Partners, he spoke for the entire estate agency and property franchise [...]- News published on 04/09/2021
Chock Shop welcomes September and announces plenty of...
The dessert franchise known for its tasty brownie treats introduced a new variety and shared a list of all the places that franchisees will be representing Chock Shop in early September. Chock Shop’s newest brownie is aptly named the Back 2 School brownie, and hungry customers of any age can find this new, indulgent dessert at a range of events across the country [...]- News published on 04/09/2021
The Urban Chocolatier joins Point Franchise
The coffee shop franchise, which specialises in exceptional desserts and Italian coffee, has joined the Point Franchise network. The Urban Chocolatier serves some of the finest food and drink in the country, with the menu boasting a variety of Italian coffees, other hot drinks and sweet treats (including waffles, gelato and crepes). Since its inception, the [...]- News published on 03/09/2021
New Franchisees at Leeds recruitment business
Husband and wife team, Tim and Fiona Hennah have bought Driver Hire’s Leeds West recruitment office. Before buying their own business, Tim’s career was spent in the travel industry, working for Thomas Cook and, most recently, P&O Ferries. For the latter, he launched a mini-cruise programme which, prior to the pandemic, had grown to £2m [...]- News published on 03/09/2021
TaxAssist Accountants franchisees praise the franchise’s...
During the pandemic, the TaxAssist support centre has been there for its network, keeping them up to speed on the latest developments, changes and announcements. From each franchisee all the way up to the core franchisor team, TaxAssist Accountants is a network full of hard-working, engaged people. Recently, members of the bookkeeping and accountancy franchise [...]- News published on 03/09/2021
Aspray explains the value of becoming an introducer
The claims management network recently shared a video featuring Chris from Gomm Insurance, explaining exactly why the introducer relationship is so helpful to his company. Gomm Insurance is a broker based in Sutton Coldfield, and according to Chris, using Aspray as the company’s go-to loss assessor is a no brainer. Whenever one of its clients suffers property [...]- News published on 02/09/2021