Redundancy gives Belvoir franchise owner a new lease of life
Grant Lidster and his partner, Carol Gordon both have a background of working in the pensions industry. However, redundancy and a golden handshake provided them with the opportunity to invest in an exciting career opportunity.
From teacher to Razzamataz franchise owner
Natalie James was originally a drama teacher with Razzamataz. After 3 years of working for someone else, Natalie decided that Razzamataz was a good business opportunity for herself.
Seizing the moment with The Camping and Caravanning Club franchise
Becoming franchisees with The Camping and Caravanning Club has enabled Nicky Sellier and David Weller to realise their ambition to have a business of their own and a completely different lifestyle as well. They share their experience of franchising with us.
Optimistic future with Cartridge World franchise
Javed Akhar initially ran his own business in Glagow but found that the hours were too long and the work was demandings. Impressed by Cartridge World's ethical nature, Javed launched his own franchise business in Paisely and then opened a second in Shawlands.
Better life with The Local Bookkeeper franchise
Fiona is a member of the ICB and a part qualified Accountant coupled with also being a working mum with two children. Fiona needed more flexibility in her working life to give her a better work life balance.
the streat franchise opens in Silverburn
Ireland’s fastest growing café franchise ‘the streat’ has just ‘signed’ Rangers youth coach Chris Queen who’s franchised café opened in Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow on 10th December.
Safety in numbers by franchising with Mail Box Etc
Graham Angus opened his Mail Boxes Etc franchise in July 2005, after meeting MBE at a franchise exhibition in Scotland. He believes becoming a franchisee was one of the best decisions of his life.
Passionate About Time For You
Hazel and Ralph Watson bought the Fife franchise of Time For You in 2005 after running their own carpet and upholstery cleaning business.
Experience of a lifetime with the Ceramic Experience
Shona Gilchrist and her husband decided to take the plunge to launch a franchise business with The Ceramic Experience and share their experience of what took place.
Diversifying business interests
Martin Smith from Edinburgh has been running his own courier delivery business for nearly 10 years when he decided to take up a Jani-King franchise. Whilst a number of people are put off by the idea of working in the cleaning sector, once again Martin went against the trend. “I was looking for an industry that wasn’t just a fad,” he reveals. “Whilst cleaning isn’t the most glamorous sector, there’s truth in the old saying “Where there’s muck there’s money!”