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Franchisees Michael & Lesley celebrate 5 years with OSCAR Pet Foods!

of OSCAR Pet Foods

For Michael & Lesley Cairnduff of OSCAR Pet Foods Co Down, celebrating their 5th anniversary is an opportunity to recall how they have helped improve the quality of life for so many pets.

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New business owner brings Rosemary Bookkeeping services to Harrow

of Rosemary Bookkeeping

We sat down with the brand-new owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping Harrow, Nitin Patel, to talk about his career and training, being a scout volunteer, and his new bookkeeping business.

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New business owner brings Rosemary Bookkeeping services to Stevenage

of Rosemary Bookkeeping

Introducing Nirmal Thakkar, the new business owner of of Rosemary Bookkeeping Garden City, who is bringing brand new bookkeeping and accounting services to Stevenage and surrounding areas. Nirmal came to the UK in 2002 from India, and received an MBA from Hertfordshire University, before going on to work in sales banking. She then took a break from the industry whilst on maternity leave and helped a friend build his business from the ground up.

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Day in the life of a Concept franchise partner

Franchisee Nathan Proctor of Concept Claim Solutions

Concept franchise partner Nathan Proctor shares what’s involved in his day to day role project managing property damage insurance claims. Nathan’s largest claim was settled for one million pounds!

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Our longest serving franchisee: Phil Bray

of Aspray

No Aspray franchisee has been a part of the network for longer than Phil Bray, 13 years and counting! Phil has seen how Aspray has developed, gone through hardships, re-structured, improved, re-positioned but most importantly, stood the test of time. If there’s one thing to take away from Phil’s story, it’s that Aspray is not only robust but is committed to moving with the times and growing in all aspects, and Phil’s seen all its transitions.

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Pregnant and...a business owner, actually.

of Little Dreams Consulting

After almost a decade spent in childcare and education, supporting families across the UK, the time came for Hannah Double to take control of her own destiny. With plans to start a family of her own, she needed a business that would be totally flexible and offer the same satisfaction and lifestyle she had come to know and love. That opportunity came in the form of a brand-new franchise at the time - Little Dreams Consulting. Now, six months after launching her baby sleep consultancy in Devon and Cornwall, Hannah is celebrating the start of a new life… quite literally.

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South African couple move to UK to tap into mature market

of Dream Doors

South African couple Gary and Hayley Ashe relocated to Britain to tap into its ‘mature’ franchising market. They wanted to find a way to earn a good take-home salary while balancing the responsibility of raising three young children. Gary and Hayley opted to open a Dream Doors franchise showroom covering Woking and Guildford for the UK’s #1 kitchen makeover company. Hayley said:

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"It's a superb model and the training is first-rate"

of Dream Doors

“In my business life I’ve received a lot of training, but the support we’ve had from Dream Doors has been more professional than anything I’ve experienced before. It’s also a superb business model.”

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Franchisee Launches During Lockdown and Turns Over £200k

of Dream Doors

Launching a Dream Doors kitchen showroom weeks before a national lockdown has not stopped Neil O’Boyle achieving a high turnover. After completing his initial training, the owner of Dream Doors Gateshead and Sunderland enjoyed only two weeks of normal trading before Covid-19 movement restrictions were imposed. Rather than wait for lockdown to end, Neil finished fitting out his showroom, hired full-time staff and booked socially-distanced customer appointments. Keeping his appointments diary full has allowed Neil to turn over more than £200,000 in the last three months as lockdown measures have begun to ease. 

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Dream Doors franchisee explains appeal of business model

of Dream Doors

After working as an engineer for most of his life, Simon Herbert took the leap into running his own business two years ago and opened Dream Doors Gloucester.  Despite being drawn to franchising for some time, Simon said no one was more surprised than he was when he decided to take on a showroom for the UK’s #1 kitchen makeover company.

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