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.
Starting your own franchise is exciting but in today’s climate can also feel a bit daunting. Ben Stickland has been with the WPA Healthcare Practice since 2019 and has built a successful franchise helping companies and individuals find the right WPA Health Insurance plans to meet their exact needs.
Continue reading “Promoting the Health insurance industry through social media”
Fantastic Services – the leading home services franchise – has announced it will be exhibiting at the National Franchise Exhibition (Birmingham), the International Franchise Show (London), as well as the Virtual Franchise & Business Opportunities Show this year.
Tidy Green Clean, the leading environmentally friendly commercial cleaning business that operates on a franchise model with headquarters in Aberdeen, has achieved Carbon Negative status, after working with sustainability and energy consultancy, Carbon-Zero. The business is incredibly proud of their achievements because they had originally challenged themselves to become Carbon Neutral. The Carbon Negative accreditation has surpassed even their own high standards.
One of our advisors recently completed a residential mortgage application for a property in London, which required the insight of a trained financial broker to overcome some unforeseen financial hurdles.
When you are out in the financial market operating as a mortgage and protection adviser, the majority of cases you come across are likely to have their own unique quirks that can present a variety of different challenges. With time, you will get more comfortable overcoming these challenges, identifying any sticking points earlier and earlier in the process, and understanding what your next steps are in terms of identifying a solution. That being said, when it is your first case you are not necessarily going to have that knowledge and confidence, and that is why the support of an experienced advisor can be critical.
Lorna Black, Your Mortgage Plus’s first Scottish advisor, has recently had an acceptance on a case for a contractor looking to purchase a new home that, in the words of Skipton Building Society’s Business Development Manager (BDM) Aidan Walker, “sailed through”.
Tidy Green Clean, the leading environmentally friendly commercial cleaning business that operates on a franchise model, has announced that it has grown considerably during the first half of 2021. Growth includes the instigation and development of two new franchise regions, Edinburgh, and Highlands & Moray, appointing a new commercial manager and achieving Achilles accreditation.
Graham Barnard made sure to gain the approval of his better half before taking on a subcontractor to expand his oven cleaning business, Ovenu Brentwood.
The Holiday Franchise company and its parent company Holidaysplease has partnered up with Everymind, to help promote mental health awareness for its franchisees, homeworkers and head office staff. Last week, the partnership was launched as part of the Mental Health Awareness week campaign and had received fantastic feedback from their teams.
We are delighted to welcome Reza to the ever-growing DNS Accountants Franchise and look forward to working with him as he builds a business that goes from strength to strength.
Gemma McMillan joined the Alchemy Virtual Assistant family in the winter of 2020 ahead of her VA franchise Hub launching in January 2021. Whilst Gemma held a secure employed role, the impact of the pandemic shifted her focus and thinking. She felt the need to seriously start exploring a more meaningful and fulfilling career that worked flexibly around her life.
Gemma’s Virtual Assistant adventure is in so many ways only just beginning, and we wanted to honour, celebrate and document it here on our blog…
On the 31 December 2020, the Brexit Transition period ended meaning that from 1 January 2021, the UK has been able to amend UK employment legislation underpinned by European law. The UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 is one example, which is underpinned by the European GDPR.
This hot topic considers the impact of having left the EU on the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 and the flow of personal data in and out from the UK and EU. Any reference to ‘data’ in this article means ‘personal data’.
Lingotot businesses across the UK and Ireland have been busy these past few weeks with their adventure-packed Easter Holiday Camps. Children attending are immersed in the chosen second language and learn through games, songs, stories, drama and play. Not only is it a fun-filled week, but language learning is at the heart of the experience. Continue reading “Lingotot Businesses Across the UK and Ireland Run Successful Easter Holiday Language Camps”
Fun Science is a company accredited by the Approved Franchise Association, operating in the UK including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Fun Science franchises give you everything you need to start your own successful business demonstrating practical science activities to children age 4-11 through workshops, after school clubs, birthday parties and holiday clubs. We have territories available across the UK.
The UK’s leading home services franchise has launched a grant programme to fund 150 small businesses and support London’s post-covid economy. Continue reading “A grant of up to £5,000 is now available to start a franchise business with Fantastic Services”
The 12 organisations at the launch of the Birmingham Tech ScaleUp Programme at the Innovation Birmingham Campus (part of Bruntwood Sci-Tech Birmingham)
A lot can change in a year…
Join Suzy Sanders, Founder of Alchemy Virtual Assistance, in honouring, celebrating and sharing empowering, challenging and inspiring real stories of the fast-paced, turbulent roller-coaster ride of self-employment.
Our members Fantastic Services want to introduce Jorge Santos. He is of Portuguese descent with a South African soul and he made a major career shift after spending many years in the UK. He had been working in the restaurant and nightclub industry for far too long only to know that he didn’t want to be involved in it anymore.
We invited Imran Mamud, founder of Rooster Shack, and franchise consultant Matteo Frigieri, to participate in the first of our new “Franchise Forward” webinar series. These two experienced food franchise professionals gave us their take on why now is an excellent time to start a franchise.