By Nick Williams, Ashtons
At this time of the year my mind turns to the promise of a new football season, full of anticipation and expectation – just like the plan of a new franchisee. Teams have trained, tactics have been discussed, and plans made. New signings are keen to show their worth. Sometimes early season games impress, but can produce disappointing results and fans, commentators and pundits ask ‘why’? That is where the franchise comparison can be made! There are aspects that apply to potential franchisees, franchisors, players and managers.
Burger & Sauce brings a fresh offering to Nottingham with the launch of its brand-new restaurant on Alfreton Road, creating 20 new jobs in the city. The new site will be managed by Subhan Munir who also runs the Alum Rock Burger & Sauce in Birmingham.
Ready Chef, the market leader in fresh and prepared produce solutions, are delighted to announce the signing of a €7m, three-year supply contract with Camile Food Group. This includes the award winning Camile Thai restaurant group and their newly launched brand Thindi, offering authentic Indian cuisine.
Camile Thai is delighted to announce that we have expanded into Indian fare with the major talent that is Thindi to launch a new Indian delivery service. This new addition to the Irish restaurant scene has recently opened its doors in Shankill under serial Camile franchisee Paul Abraham.
TaxAssist Accountants’ brand and advertising strategies continue to deliver outstanding results for the franchised network.
A husband and wife led team, specialising in mobile vehicle bodywork repairs are celebrating their success as they are recognised as Small Business of the Year in Greater Manchester.
Slowly becoming one of the most popular fried-chicken brands in the country, this September, Sides will be stepping foot into BOXPARK Croydon. While there are currently a remarkable 100 Sides kitchens operating globally, this will be the brand's second ever physical restaurant, alongside their original site in BOXPARK Wembley.
For the 14th consecutive year, ActionCOACH’s UK team walked away from the ActionCOACH Global Conference with the award for Team of the Year. With a presence in over 80 countries, ActionCOACH hosted this year’s conference on the tropical island of Maui, Hawaii. Having won the award an astounding 13 times, the 7,000-mile journey could not stop the UK ActionCOACH team from bringing it home once more – a remarkable accolade to add to their 10 years of 5-star rating for franchisee satisfaction and being named Franchisor of the Year by Elite Franchise.
Andy Dunkley is the latest business expert to join business support franchise, Business Doctors and will be setting up his new office in Milton Keynes, Bucks.
Oven Wizards got together earlier this Summer for their Annual Conference in Stratford-upon-Avon. It was great to be back meeting face to face. The Conference together with the Regional Meetings are a great Opportunity for Wizards to get together face to face to build relationships, share best practice and enjoy themselves in a relaxed atmosphere.