North East England franchise owners & news
Hazel Cheen had been working in child care for 25 years before buying her Northwood franchise in Newcastle. Reaching her mid-40s, and not entirely happy with what she was doing, Hazel had started to look at self-employment options; franchising stood out to her as it offered systems and procedures she could follow. After much research, Hazel decided on Northwood as she liked that it was a family business. And 12 years on, with Northwood having grown into a national network, she continues to feel that way. She is soon to open her second Northwood office. read more
Franchising in North East England, why buy a franchise in North East England?
The turnover from franchising in the North East is Â£0.6 billion. 47% of all franchise systems are present in the North East. Franchisors with head office in the North East include Your Move, Ringtons and Abacus.
Nowhere else in England can you use the word "region" with the same force and conviction as you can in the North East. It is amongst the most dynamic regions in Europe with a long track record as one of the principle centres of economic activity in the UK.
The North East has a strong reputation for innovation and industrial change. The region also boasts strengths in other key areas including: customer service and shared service centres, food processing, advanced materials and ceramics, mechanical and precision engineering and plastics processing.
The North East has a population of around 2.5 million, habituating in the counties of Durham, Northumberland, Teesside and Tyne and Wear.
This makes the North East of England an ideal place to start a business, and what better way to do this than franchising.