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.
Something that we pride ourselves on is our white-label review platform, which appears on the review screen customers will see when they leave you a review. Did you know that a customer is more likely to leave you a review if your review screen is white-labelled?
The past 12 months or so have certainly been challenging to say the least! Whilst the UK has plunged in and out of various lockdowns, we have all had our own deeply personal battles to fight.
She’s the twice reigning champion of Strictly Come Dancing, winning judge on The Greatest Dancer and has hundreds of thousands of social media fans. So it was wonderful that Oti Mabuse found the time to host a masterclass exclusively for Razzamataz students.
Despite the past 12 months proving testing for many businesses, it’s been full steam ahead for the UK’s leading windscreen repair professionals Optic-Kleer. The innovatory brand is working its way towards national coverage and has welcomed 16 new franchisees on board in the six months since September 2020.
The WPA Healthcare Practice have a team of around 90 Healthcare Partners (franchisees) who work to advise, promote, and tailor Western Provident Association (WPA) health insurance plans to meet customers exact needs. They help to provide access to remote GP services, Health and Wellbeing support as well as an extensive choice of hospitals and specialists throughout the UK – ensuring customers receive the very best quality of care when they need it the most. Continue reading “Becoming a Business Owner with The WPA Healthcare Practice”
Blooming Marvellous! Davina’s 5 year’ Daisy Business Growing from Strength to Strength
From corporate hospitality to business owner, Davina is celebrating her 5th successful year running a Driving Miss Daisy Franchise in Kingswinford, nr Dudley.
Lingotot recently welcomed four new franchisees who joined them amid the third national lockdown in England. While the past year has been tiresome and challenging in many ways, it is refreshing to hear that businesses are continuing to expand and succeed. Continue reading “Lingotot Expands Network Amid Third National Lockdown”
HR Solutions look back over some of 2020’s key interesting employment tribunal cases, as well as consider how UK employment will be impacted by Brexit.