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.
Oven valeting franchise Ovenu is supporting the Guide Dogs charity by gifting it £10,000 to sponsor a puppy.
More than 100 franchisees across the UK have contributed to the initiative, together with staff at the company’s Wokingham headquarters, over the past couple of years. Continue reading “Ovenu sponsors guide dog puppy Selsey”
Get Ahead Berkshire and North Hampshire, led by franchise partnership Kristy Roff and Suzanne Cox, is celebrating being shortlisted in the Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) Awards 2021. Continue reading “Get Ahead franchisees celebrate finalist place in national franchising awards”
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.
During economically challenging times there’s a clear temptation for businesses to cut their budgets, with marketing spend very often being the first budget to be squeezed. However, reducing your marketing spend during challenging times can significantly impact your business. As The Balance Small Business website says, “Many small businesses make the mistake of cutting their marketing budget to the bone in lean times, or even eliminating it entirely, but this is exactly when your small business needs marketing the most. Continue reading “Come out of COVID19 Fighting – by Using Reviews!”
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.
It is vital to put 2020 behind us and look positively to the future. Planning how you will rebuild and become successful in 2021 relies heavily on having an effective people strategy. In this article, we look at creating a 2021 people plan so you can achieve success through your people.
Igors Krumins, Tidy Green Clean’s Regional Director for Aberdeen North, has faced up to the challenges of the pandemic through a clear strategy of caring for his people and focusing on his clients and had a very successful first year. He joined TGC as a franchisee in January 2020 and has won over 30 contracts from a standing start.
As a new year begins here at DNS Accountants Franchise, I thought what a great way to start the year hearing from our Founder and Manging Partner, Sumit Agarwal. Sumit talks below about lessons learnt and reflections in 2020 and how the team are planning for growth for the Franchise and whole DNS Accountants business group in 2021 and beyond.
Get Ahead Leeds, led by franchisee Fiona Ibbetson, is celebrating its’ third anniversary after launching in January 2018.
Fiona Ibbetson had always wanted to run her own business. After 20 years of managing teams and delivering exceptional customer service across multiple sectors, Fiona discovered the Get Ahead franchise and knew she had met her perfect match. Three years have since flown by, and the last 12 months have certainly been the most memorable, as Fiona and her team navigated the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “Get Ahead franchisee celebrates the third anniversary of achieving her dream to run her own business”
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!”
Midlands-based Gemma McMillan is pursuing her business dreams during lockdown as the demand for Virtual Assistant services continues to skyrocket.
Gemma has just set up her professional business with the award-winning Alchemy Virtual Assistance (VA) team, who have reported a record number of client enquiries from businesses globally – with numbers having quadrupled since COVID hit.
The Active Sports Group are excited to announce that the AFA (The Approved Franchise Association) have awarded accreditation to the group from January 2021.
Continue reading “Active Sports Group Achieve AFA Accreditation”