A variety of franchisors and franchisees from performing art schools to pet care and coffee shops have been recognised in the BFA/HSBC Franchise Awards 2018.
Brian Duckett, chairman of The Franchising Centre, Europe’s leading firm of franchise consultants and recruiters introduces the award-winning company’s new look and its ‘next generation’ of franchise advisers.
“Because the Papa John’s pizzas taste so great people were quickly coming back for more. The store was twice as busy as expected!”
Subway has set out an ambitious growth target of 35 new sandwich stores across Kent and Surrey in the next three years.
Outstanding results year after year make ActionCOACH one of just four franchises to receive a 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction rating for five years.
The BFA and ITN Productions have launched ‘The Future is Franchising’, a news and current affairs-style programme exploring the opportunities available for franchisors and franchisees.
The Franchising Centre with 15 UK-based franchise practitioners with a combined experience of more than 300 years of practical franchise management introduce its new look, new management team and its new team-based approach for lifetime business development.
Launched in 1999 and franchising for 15 years, Dream Doors is now the UK’s largest kitchen facelift retailer. A multi-award winner with 80 showrooms nationwide.
Applegreen, a leading petrol forecourt retailer with over 250 sites in the UK and Ireland, has opened its 80th Subway store in Balbriggan, Republic of Ireland.
YourZone45, the fitness studio franchise, has secured investment from three stakeholders with experience in the sector to develop the company’s offering.
The BFA recognises its affiliate category of professional advisers and suppliers by introducing the BFA Professional Affiliate and Supplier Awards.
Depending on the network, there will be varying levels of skill required to join a franchise. Some brands will only recruit those that have sector experience.
A new mortgage advisory business, The UK Adviser, launched by Maxim Cohen and Lisa Bird is seeking ambitious individuals looking to build a mortgage business.
Starbucks first UK franchisee, 23.5 Degrees, has opened its 50th coffee shop in Hull which the company says is the first drive-through outlet in the city.
A London-based waste removal franchise, Junk Hunters, has chosen Birmingham as the location for its first operation outside the capital.
The dessert café franchise, Creams, has opened in Southampton after the franchisee secured a six-figure finance package from HSBC.
The dessert café, Black Milk, has opened its first franchised store in Bolton, Greater Manchester, which features a botanical theme.