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LIFE HAS BEEN JUST PEACHEY FOR NIKKI SINCE JOINING THE TRAVEL FRANCHISE

of The Travel Franchise

Launching my own homeworking travel franchise means I work half the time for the same amount of money and far less stress, says former corporate travel agent and mum, Nikki Peachey who sold so many holidays she got her franchise for free.

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From customer to franchise owner

of No Letting Go

Garry Lockwood set up his franchise in 2015, and a year later won the No Letting Go Newcomer of The Year Award.  Following a long career in PR and then redundancy in his early 50’s, Garry wanted a change of lifestyle.  Garry comments “Travelling abroad and spending a lot of time in hotels can sound glamourous, but it is also exhausting and I was ready for a change”.

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A love for property led to No Letting Go

of No Letting Go

Simon and Julie Baggott bought their No Letting Go franchise in 2020.  They are responsible for the Kettering area. It was their love for, and experience of property, that led them to No Letting Go. “My advice is choose something you’re interested in because then you will enjoy it.  No Letting Go was a great fit for us as we can work on our own and set our own agenda. “

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When the Chips are Down

of Awesome Chips

Roni Dalal is founder of the Awesome Chips franchise.  Roni has a unique perspective to offer new franchisees as he set up and ran the Leicester store for three years, and the Wood Green store in London for a year before handing it over to the existing franchisees.

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No Letting Go is perfect fit for Nigel

of No Letting Go

A successful career in retail enabled Nigel Porter to live and work in Sweden and travel all over the world in his role within Finance Business Partnering for IKEA. Nigel was considering his next career path and had been browsing the franchising world for 5 or 6 years, with the ambition to work for himself. (and prove that he can build a business and leave the corporate world behind.) Nigel says “I explored a number of franchises within a range of sectors before selecting No Letting Go."

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Family Values

of The Travel Franchise

Starting a business can be hard. But going into business with a family member can be even trickier. But for Lesley Robertson and her sister Nicole, who joined The Travel Franchise in February 2019, the partnership has such incredible benefits that they have no regrets.

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Awesome Chips WOWs in Wood Green

of Awesome Chips

Kalpesh and Meeta Raja took over the Awesome Chips store in Wood Green in 2019.  Having previously run successful petrol forecourts and been involved in growing a juice bar franchise it was time to try something different!

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Introducing Karen Mann: Rosemary Bookkeeping North Dorset and Salisbury

of Rosemary Bookkeeping

From a young age, Karen Mann loved figures, paperwork, and numbers. She says when she was at school she always thought about being an accountant. But, as she says, during a sit-down following her completed induction academy to Rosemary Bookkeeping, life took a different path.

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How one Mum's hobby grew into a dream full-time travel job with big perks

of The Travel Franchise

Mum of two, Amy Howerd, didn’t feel fulfilled working part-time for a software company. She longed for an interesting side hustle that she could run alongside her admin job. Although she had never worked in the travel industry before, she loved organising holidays and wondered whether becoming a travel consultant would be rewarding and profitable. After researching her options she decided to join The Travel Franchise in November 2019.

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Petpals lands in Christchurch to bring premium care to local pets

of Petpals

The UK’s leading pet-care provider, Petpals, expanded to Christchurch, welcoming a brand-new pet-care business to support the growing demand for pet services in the area. Local pet parent Robbie Brown is the newest franchisee to venture into the rapidly expanding pet-care industry whilst also providing quality pet services for the Christchurch community.

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