German Doner Kebab (GDK) is set to hit the big screen this month as part of an exciting partnership with urban comedy ‘Sumotherhood’ directed by Adam Deacon. The highly anticipated sequel to cult classic ‘Anuvahood’ is set to land in cinemas on October 13th and features a star-studded cast including Ed Sheeran, Jeremy Corbyn Jammer, Lethal B and Jennifer Saunders.
Burger King UK, the Alasdair Murdoch-led, Bridgepoint-backed business, has secured £35m of new funding to support its growth strategy, which will include adding 60 new sites over the next 24 months, as it saw a 11% increase in like-for-like sales for the year to 31 December 2022. It comes as the business, which has 553 restaurants, 279 of which are directly owned and the remainder sub-franchises, has signed up Atul Pathak, formerly the UK’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, as a new franchisee to aid its continued growth.
The Travel Franchise is taking over 130 franchisees and corporate team members on its pioneering International Mastery Retreat onboard one of the world’s most environmentally advanced ships, MSC Euribia, on a seven-day intensive training trip 13-20 October 2023, departing Southampton and travelling to Hamburg, Rotterdam and Le Havre-Paris.
Based in Burnham Village, husband-and-wife team Will and Anita Chang have recently launched EweMove, an estate agency taking a much-needed revitalised and fresh approach for local buyers, sellers and landlords across Slough and the surrounding the communities. Bringing the in-demand hybrid estate agency model to the area, Will and Anita have set out to simplify the property market by combining the best of the traditional in-person high street model with cutting-edge technology.
What a year it has been for Revive!, the UK’s leading SMART repair network. Recently Rugby based Revive! Auto Innovations was named as one of the top three franchises in Europe, and now the business has been shortlisted in the top assessment category as a UK Employer of the Year in the Investors in People (IIP) Awards 2023.
In an ambitious move to further broaden access to quality education across the UK, Tutor Doctor is thrilled to announce the launch of two new franchisees. As the leading provider of one-on-one in-home, in-school and online tutoring services, this expansion reaffirms the company's unwavering commitment to delivering personalised learning experiences to students of all ages.
The BFA (British Franchise Association) is sponsoring the What’s On 4 Kids National Children’s Activities Awards for the first time this year. The awards, in their 17th year, recognise and celebrate the achievements of children’s activity providers in the UK.
Curry Up Now, the fastest growing, Indian casual restaurant in the United States,has just completed a 60-unit deal to bring the brand across the U.K. with Harjinder Atwal, seasoned multi-unit franchisee. The brand, which originated and continues to thrive in the culinary hotbed of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, specializes in Indian Street Food Classics.
According to a report by the BBC last week, 5th October 2023, pop up swimming pools are being brought into UK primary schools to teach children to swim, because of a lack of funding to transport children to local swimming pools. Aside from the obvious personal survival and lifesaving skills, swimming has been shown to increase confidence, improve physical and mental health and open the door to other sports and activities. The BFA (British Franchise Association), the voluntary, self-regulating governing body for franchising in the UK represents numerous children’s swimming class franchises, including Swimtime and Puddle Ducks who are doing everything they can to plug the gap left by the lack of school-organised swimming lessons.
Home care provider Walfinch has been named as a finalist for Fourteen major awards.