of The Alternative Board
Helen Mill talks about what drew her to become a franchisee with TAB. Based in Aberdeenshire, the proactive TAB team have not disappointed Helen in helping her franchise grow. Learn how Helen is stating one step ahead of the game with TAB...
of Snap-on Tools
38-year-old dad – and step-dad – of five, Dean Giles, has always worked in the motor trade in one form or another. For over twenty years, the experienced mechanic worked for some of the most renowned car manufacturers in the world, remaining close to home in West Kent. Since leaving school aged 16 and starting as an apprentice with Vauxhall, two things have remained constant in his life; his goal to have a great career and his love of Snap-on Tools. Now, he’s combined his two passions, by investing in his own Snap-on franchise in Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks.
of Business Doctors
Since joining our team back in 2018, Wicus Van Bijon has taken to becoming a Business Doctor like a duck to water. Wicus’s “go the extra mile” attitude and natural flare for business mentoring has made him a highly successful and recommended coach by the many businesses he’s supported over the last three years.
Shakeel, his father Shafiq and brother Zahed are experienced, successful franchisees, having grown their family-owned pizza delivery franchise to 23 outlets in 13 years. Shakeel says: "We wanted to diversify our family business into the fitness sector because we are passionate about it – Zahed is a qualified personal trainer and I like working out.”
Franchisee Chris Regan of Elite Swimming
Having been involved in the sports education industry for over 10 years, Chris Regan of the Sports Coaching Group was looking for a niche opportunity that would allow them to stand out from their competitors. Elite Swimming offers just that.
Franchisee Dave Kelly of Charisnack
My wife Sue and I have been the Glossop franchisees for Charisnack, the snack distribution franchise, since 2018. Our cause-based business model allows us to raise money for BLISS, a charity for poorly and premature babies born in UK.
With over 32,000 cleaning businesses in the UK vying for a slice of the market, one forward-thinking business owner decided to take action. By engaging an ActionCOACH business growth specialist Integrity Cleaning has reached over double the industry standard profit margin and a 650% increase in turnover.
Franchisee Tibor Gorbics of Charisnack
Charisnack Perth is run by a group of 4 family and friends from Poland and Hungary. Tibor Gorbics tells us their story. “We became a ChariSnack franchisee in February 2020. Our situation was unique in that we started our business just before the first lockdown in 2020! We were not sure at that time if we would still be in business by now. We have however seen growth and it is just the beginning of 2021! We are the living proof that Charisnack is a tried and tested business model and is truly “bulletproof’’.
Franchisee Ben Gould of Platinum Property Partners
From the outside, it can still be mistaken for a village high street shop front, but inside, this HMO property (House in Multiple Occupation) has been converted into a beautiful five-bedroom shared home with real character, were going to talk about how Ben took this property from Office to HMO!
Franchisee Robin & Maxine of Platinum Property Partners
Robin's never been a stranger to hard work, but by the end of 2019, he had replaced the regular income he used to be earning from his previous business which typically involved 75-80 hour weeks. Now, when not growing the portfolio, it requires an average of six days per month of work to maintain it.