We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Wilkins Chimney Sweep Franchisee of the Year Award 2018 is Adrian Steel who covers North Hampshire and Southampton.
Adrian joined Wilkins in June 2012 and this is the second time he has received the award. His attention to running his business is exceptional and in 2017 he expanded by buying a second territory and employing a sweep in the area. Austin Adams joined the team in 2017 and has helped Adrian to significantly expand his business.
Franchisee of the Year winners are selected on a ‘Balanced Scorecard’ that takes into consideration business standards, approach, service delivery, territory coverage, marketing standards and engagement with the rest of the Wilkins team. It is not based on the income but certainly Adrian is always top of the league when we measure the figures.
Adrian’s online review scores are excellent with an average of 9.94 across 784 reviews to date on CheckATrade.
Adrian isn’t all about the sweeping – he is a member of the Wilkins Digital Forum, which represents the views of the Franchisees in growing the digital presence, and in particular the soon to be launched new operations website.
And we encourage our Franchisees to not be ‘all about the work’ – Adrian has two young children who he is able to spend time with and takes an active role in raising along with his wife, who works full time as a lawyer.
It’s always difficult to choose one from a fabulous team but Adrian was a really worthy winner.