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Covid career change pays off for Burger & Sauce franchisee

of Burger and Sauce

Kamil Munir was an automotive designer.  After five years designing cars for Jaguar, he moved to a new firm designing motorbikes.   He enjoyed his job but then Covid hit.  Suddenly he was made redundant, and it was time for a complete career change. Kamil explains: “I’d always wanted to run my own restaurant.  My family manage several branded fast-food outlets, but I was keen to do something for myself."

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How one Burger & Sauce franchisee is building from within

of Burger and Sauce

Subhan Munir was Burger & Sauce’s first franchisee.  Subhan explains: “I have a long background in the fast food or quick service restaurant (QSR) industry.  While I was still at school, aged 15, I used to work on the tills at Pepe’s at weekends.  This became more of a part time role while I studied for my maths and physics A levels at college.  I eventually graduated to German Doner Kebab (GDK) where I worked full time for several years.  Here, I really got to learn about casual dining and how to manage and run restaurants."   Subhan's opened his first franchised store in Alum Rock,  Birmingham which opened in August 2020 during the Pandemic. He employs 30 people with the store turning over £1.5 million in its first year.

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Video interview with Grant Dye

of Rosemary Bookkeeping

Grant Dye of Rosemary Bookkeeping North Kent & Isle of Sheppey took time out of his busy schedule to chat about why he joined Rosemary Bookkeeping.

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New Franchise Partner in Bristol

Franchisee Nilusha Thayanthurage of Rosemary Bookkeeping

A new Rosemary Bookkeeping business has just been opened by Sri Lankan born, Nilusha Thayanthurage and she looks forward to helping businesses to get back on their feet in the coming months by helping them with their bookkeeping requirements.

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New Franchise Partner covering Shrewsbury & Telford

Franchisee Sarah Connop of Rosemary Bookkeeping

Sarah Connop is ACMA qualified and has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of financial roles, working for small businesses and both FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies to help them understand their finances. Sarah had considered setting up her own business for many years but making the leap from the corporate world to the unknown was daunting as any new business owner will understand so; after spending some time researching options, Sarah chose to join the Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise network. 

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Meet the Franchisee: Mohammad Hossain from Rosemary Bookkeeping Stratford

Franchisee Mohammad Hossain, of Rosemary Bookkeeping

Mohammad Hossain came to the UK in 2009 to begin training in accountancy with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Within three years he was ready to start work in an accounting firm, getting some hands-on and practical experience as a training provider. When the COVID pandemic began, Mohammad was able to take a step back and gain a fresh perspective. He realised he wanted to start his own business. He had been gaining experience for around 10 years now, it was time to make something of his own

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Three times award winners

of ServiceMaster Clean

Rachael & Lee purchased ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services North Surrey in 2004 and due to their commercial success, expanded the business to include West London and Hertfordshire, now known cumulatively as ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services Jemsl. Rachael & Lee have developed a culture of providing exceptional customer service which has resulted in strong growth and expansion for the company in all areas.

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Chris Blewitt of ServiceMaster Clean North East Wins Award of Excellence at ServiceMaster Live

of ServiceMaster Clean

The owner of ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services North East is celebrating having won the prestigious Award of Excellence at ServiceMaster Live! ‘ServiceMaster Live!’, which took place this May, was a gathering of franchisees from across the ServiceMaster Ltd. brand family. 

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Taking the plunge to go self-employed with a Money Advice & Planning

Franchisee Graham McComb of Money Advice & Planning

Graham McComb has worked in financial services since leaving school.  His last role was working for a local Mortgage Brokerage who unfortunately due to the credit crunch decided to cease trading. Deciding to take the plunge and become his own boss, Graham’s research led him to Money Advice & Planning. “I hadn’t considered a franchise until I came across Money Advice & Planning.  The opportunity gave me all the systems, compliance and procedures as well as central support that I required to start a business and hit the ground running.”

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Running a Revive! Auto Innovations franchise one year on

Franchisee Tom Giles of Revive! Auto Innovations

Tom Giles, owner of Revive! Aberdeenshire swapped a demanding career in the oil industry to take charge of his own destiny. In just twelve months he has built an award-winning SMART vehicle repair business, employing four technicians with three vans on the road and a brand-new workshop unit.

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