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MOLLY MAID Franchise

MOLLY MAID franchise owners recruit, train and manage a team of cleaners who provide a top-quality service to domestic customers.

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At a Glance

Established: 1984 in the UK

UK Presence: 75 franchises operating in the UK

Start Up Cost: £24,975

Min personal contribution: £7,500

International Presence Canada, USA, Japan & Portugal

Development type: Single-unit franchises; multi-unit franchises

BFA Status: Full

Franchise Info

Molly Maid franchisee briefing her team

Looking for a franchise with over 35 years of experience?
Want to be part of a £2.7bn industry?

With MOLLY MAID you can have both…and more!

Never has there been a better time to buy a franchise in the domestic cleaning industry. There will always be a demand for a House Cleaning Business, because essentially, dust will keep falling.

MOLLY MAID is recognised brand and is the most recognised name in the UK’s home cleaning industry. Operating in the UK for nearly 35 years, their brand's reputation gives you instant credibility and access to customers from day one.

MOLLY MAID's trained and uniformed staff are covered by their industry-leading insurance to provide customers with peace of mind. Customers are offered a flexible and bespoke cleaning service, giving them more time for the things they enjoy.

The benefits of joining an award-winning franchise

MOLLY MAID are proud to have won a number of top accolades, for the second year in a row we have been ranked the 11th franchise in the UK and the  highest ranked cleaning franchise in Elite Franchises Top 100. Also we have had franchisees selected as a finalists in the BFA Franchisee of the year in three out of the last four years . MOLLY MAID are passionate about their brand and it's something they are very proud to share with new franchise owners.

By joining MOLLY MAID these are some of the things you can benefit from:

  • 70 franchise owners nationwide and over 350 cars on the road provides a good level of brand awareness across the country
  • A distinctive image – many people know MOLLY MAID by their highly recognised pink and blue
  • A full member of the British Franchise Association

Each of the MOLLY MAID franchise areas have been carefully designed through market research ensuring that you get access to 12,000 potential customers regardless of which area you choose.

Molly Maid cleaners outside clients house

Enjoy a lucrative business

Annual sales for the organisations have grown consistently over the last five years, in line with sales growth the number of service enquires from new customers have also grown consistently , with over 1,000 enquiries now being generated each week. And now you can be part of their success story and benefit from the huge demand they experience from being the industry leader.

Additionally, MOLLY MAID business has comparatively low set up and low fixed costs and you’ll have a positive cash flow from day one.

What support will you receive?

At MOLLY MAID you'll always have the support you need from people who genuinely care about you and your House Cleaning Business.

Your support includes:

  • A dedicated and experienced Business Advisor to support you in building and managing your business
  • Access and support from the entire MOLLY MAID network – including an online portal, annual regional meetings and a bi-annual convention
  • Specialist support from employment law experts
  • Bespoke software and tools to effectively and effectively manage the daily operation
  • Incentivised rewards and recognition – including awards, rebates and exclusive clubs
  • Expert third party strategic partners supporting you in key areas of the business: Payroll, vehicles, insurance, bookkeeping and accounts

Molly Maid cleaners cleaning kitchen

Is the MOLLY MAID Franchise for you?

MOLLY MAID Franchise owners come from all walks of life. With their years of experience, MOLLY MAID believe people with some or all of the below skills and attributes become the most successful franchisees:

  • Hard working
  • Good communicator
  • Charismatic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Driven
  • Caring
  • Energetic
  • Able to follow a system
  • Thorough

Molly Maid cleaners cleaning hallway

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Case Studies

Case Study
Interview with Jim Emery, MOLLY MAID franchisee for Eversley & Ash Vale

Having had previous dealings with MOLLY MAID and having gained a very favourable impression of its ethos and business methods. I already had good working relationships with key people within the franchise and, seeing that there was a ready demand for their services, I saw it as an opportunity to use some of my skills.

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Interview with Rachel Williams, MOLLY MAID franchisee for Leeds North & Wetherby

After researching a variety of business opportunities, it became clear that buying a franchise was ideal for me. The figures for new business start-ups that fail within the first couple of years is over 90%. Franchising is the safe option but also you get a wealth of expertise, knowledge and a strong brand name to help you along the way.

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Interview with Rob & Theresa Gwilliam, MOLLY MAID franchisee for Harpenden and St Albans

We always wanted to take the plunge and setup a business of our own where we could control and manage our own destiny. Recognising that there was significant risk taking this step, we liked the idea of franchising where there was a proven product or service already in existence. With MOLLY MAID we were impressed right from our first contact.

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Interview with Simone Berisford Ince, MOLLY MAID franchisee for Cheshire

I was very proud to receive the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' from Molly Maid in 2003, as recognition of the growth I had achieved in my first year. I was also a Finalist in the BFA awards for Franchisee of the Year in 2005, but my biggest achievement is in building a business, which not only supports my family (and my husband has been involved full-time since 2013), but also provides secure employment for approximately forty people.

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Franchisor Interview
Interview with Pam Bader OBE, Molly Maid

MOLLY MAID is one of the world’s largest professional domestic cleaning services carrying out 1.8 million home cleans every year worldwide. Pam Bader’s successful business career originated from “humble” rather than “high-flying” beginnings - as a nursery school teacher and a boutique owner - before becoming Chief Executive, pioneer and inspiration behind Molly Maid UK - Britain's largest professional maid service company. 

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MOLLY MAID: Robust procedures help cleaning business get back into customers' homes

Kevin Hipkins, President and CEO of Molly Maid, tells us about the steps franchisees and their staff have put in place to keep them and their customers safe.

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