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.
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’.
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.
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.
With more reports emerging about the crushing effect that Covid has had on children, one theatre school franchise is helping to bring back confidence. More than 62,000 pupils in England have been tracked from May to December by ImpactEd, with some worrying results.
DNS Accountants Franchise warmly welcomes Hema Caullychurn as our new Franchise Partner of DNS Accountants Franchise Bournemouth. Alongside her Franchise colleagues, Hema’s personal profile portrays an individual who seeks challenges and is not afraid to use experience and transferable skills to realise her desires.
The past year has been challenging and tiresome for everyone as the COVID-19 pandemic ground normal life to a halt. With economic uncertainty rife, businesses have had to quickly adapt to a new way of life or face detrimental consequences. At Lingotot, it was no exception. When 2020 began it was shaping up to be their most successful year yet, and when the pandemic struck they were faced with new and unexpected hurdles. However, Angela Sterling, founder and CEO, and the Lingotot family have adapted, innovated and motivated each other through the rough waters.
Lingotot Bexley and Lingotot Gravesend have recently announced their exciting new joint venture, Lingotot Dartford. Jaclyn Townshend, founder of Lingotot Gravesend, and Sarah Canavan, founder of Lingotot Bexley, have both been highly successful in establishing and nurturing their individual Lingotot businesses. Continue reading “Friendship leads to business partnership!”
What’s your career background – what did you do before you joined Lingotot?
I am a qualified CELTA teacher, teaching English as a foreign language to adults. I currently work at Coventry University, teaching on the semester courses led by the MFL department. I have also taught on a 1:1 basis, teacher trained volunteers who would like to become tutors and I have mentored many students with their MA studies. Continue reading “Hear from Lingotot Franchisee Layla Riches about her franchise journey”
Franchise case study: Zoe McKibbin, Razzamataz Edinburgh and Razzamataz Glasgow South
Meet multiple franchise owner with Razzamataz Theatre Schools Zoe McKibbin, age 27 from Glasgow. Zoe took over the Edinburgh school in 2016 and Glasgow South in 2018.
Husband-and-wife team Zororo Mubaya and Terence Kavuru, are celebrating their first business birthday after securing their Driving Miss Daisy franchise in August 2019.
Elite Franchise August 2020
Here are a very few of the ‘hottest’ stories so far this August brought to you exclusively by Elite Franchise.
Our lead exclusive interview this month is with Global CEO of Tutor Doctor Frank Milner. Frank’s new objectives are to make the company a household name across the globe. And with 350 franchisees operating 680 territories in 15 countries, it’s now on its way to achieving that. Click here for our main interview this month. Continue reading “August updates from Elite Franchise”
The UK’s leading property-maintenance company is making its custom-built training platform available to everyone. In the light of recent events, the company supported thousands of essential workers and struggling businesses by delivering free cleaning to the UK’s essential workers and developing new antiviral services for commercial clients. Along with that, to mark their 11th anniversary, Fantastic Services decided to empower all the people who lost their job during the economic turmoil, as well as those who gained motivation to start a new business.
The home-maintenance franchise company manages its way through the crisis by striking three new area development agreements. Along with the new services they launch, this expansion proves that Fantastic Services always finds a way to grow. With innovation and competitiveness, they are pushing through the crisis to reach the final destination – success.
TRACEY’S COLOURFUL TRANSFORMATION INTO A PERSONAL STYLIST FOLLOWING INCREDIBLE WEIGHT LOSS
Former Waitrose buyer, Tracey Marshall, 46, from Bracknell lost an incredible 36 kgs and has transformed her life and is now empowering others in the region through colour and style as a leading personal stylist.
FROM CORPORATE WORLD TO COLOUR GURU
Mother to six, Jane Dyson (55) from Chiswick, owned her own corporate promotional business in her twenties, sold it to a PLC Company and then became the Managing Director of the Marketing Services Division on their Board. However, Jane has cast aside her corporate role to become a personal stylist, and now two years on, she is being talked about by many as being West London’s colour and style guru. Continue reading “House of Colour Jane Dyson franchisee case study”
SHEFFIELD’S LEADER OF THE STYLE PACK
Karina Leacock (47) from North-Sheffield has always had a love for fashion and has always dared to be different including wearing a red leather pencil skirt at her confirmation! She is now celebrating being one of the leading personal stylists in the UK, with a thriving business built around the needs of her family. Continue reading “House of Colour Karina Leacock franchisee case study”
An exciting opportunity has arisen to purchase Fun Science Sunderland which offers science workshops, after school clubs, birthday parties and workshops to primary aged children in and around Sunderland. Fun Science Sunderland is currently run by ‘Einstein Emma’ and has built up a fantastic local reputation.
The AFA love offering great opportunities to our members. Our eLearning partner, Induction Junction, is now enrolling people on a host of fully funded, accredited Level 2 qualifications delivered by distance learning …