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Caring entrepreneur to inspire new generation of Scottish franchisees

A CARING entrepreneur from Glasgow is set to share insights from his business success story to help inspire a new generation of Scottish franchisees. Suhail Rehman opened a franchise business providing homecare for older people in 2014. Just three years on he is fast approaching a £1 million turnover and is proud to be an employer of choice in the city too.

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Exclusive Interview: "Home care franchises is clearly a growth market in Scotland"

Home Instead Senior Care offers an industry-leading franchise model renowned for its outstanding support for franchisees. They have received a Queen’s Award for Innovation in recognition of its work in the care sector. Suhail Reham is the owner of Home Instead Glasgow; in this interview, we talk to Suhail about his franchise journey and how his success has resulted in his wife opening her own Home Instead franchise.  

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Glasgow franchisee recognises the benefits of buying a franchise business

Andrew Goldberg learned very quickly the benefits of a franchise business. Having initially set up his own sales consultancy business, he soon realised that whilst he understood the consultancy side of it, he was struggling with the business model itself. This led him to look at franchising, and being able to buy into an established business model. Business coaching stood out as it was an area he enjoyed working in and also did well in, and after much research he decided upon an ActionCoach franchise.

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Bringing corporate experience to a home-grown business

“It was important to me to be part of a business that shared my values. In Tutor Doctor, I found just that; a business with serious earning potential and a strong moral compass. I’m proud to be building a profitable business whilst helping to improve the lives of children across Edinburgh as I do.”

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Card Connection franchise for sale in Stirling and Perth

David Roseweir joined Card Connection in 2007. Due to other family business commitments, David is reluctantly having to sell his Card Connection franchise, covering the areas of Stirling and Perth. In this article, David talks about what his background is, what led him to choose a franchise in the greeting card retail industry, and the key USPs of the business.

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Bringing corporate experience to a home-grown business

“It was important to me to be part of a business that shared my values. In Tutor Doctor, I found just that; a business with serious earning potential and a strong moral compass. I’m proud to be building a profitable business whilst helping to improve the lives of children across Edinburgh as I do.”

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Exclusive interview with Card Connection franchisee for Glasgow and Fort William

Elaine Anderson joined leading greeting card publisher and franchisor Card Connection in 2012 and took over the established territory of Glasgow and Fort William. Elaine now delivers and merchandises Card Connection’s extensive range of high-quality greeting cards and accessories, such as wrap and gift bags, to retailers across the region.

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Spring into a new career – PET SERVICES FRANCHISE FOR SALE

Isla Sutherland is looking to sell her established Barking Mad franchise. This dog boarding business covers the areas of Perthshire, Clackmannanshire and Stirling. It is an ideal business opportunity for those who want to make a career out of doing something they love, working with pets. In this interview, Isla talks to us about why she bought her Barking Mad franchise, her role as a franchisee, why she loves what she does and why the time is right for her to sell.

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Exclusive interview with Jane Perry, Bluebird Care Edinburgh and Glasgow

Jane Perry, along with her husband John, have been running their Bluebird Care franchise in Edinburgh since 2008. After being made redundant for the fourth time from her job in the finance industry, Jane knew that a change of career was needed. Having had some negative experiences when looking for help for her terminally ill grandmother, Jane was passionate about making a difference in the care industry. She also knew the demand was there for a good care company, one that valued their customers, and so it was an industry with vast potential for those wanting to make a career from it. Jane began to research the franchise opportunities and liking the ethos and values of Bluebird Care, Jane knew it was the right franchise for her. The business has gone from strength to strength. In 2013, Jane purchased Bluebird Care Glasgow and now employs over 130 people; including her stepson and niece, making it a truly family business.

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Pizza is a family affair

Sam and Dave Foster are brothers who both joined Papa John’s as franchisees in 2016…one in Scotland, and one in England! Both have had very different journeys to becoming franchisees. In this interview, we hear from both brothers on why they wanted to be part of the Papa John’s success story

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