From Pizza Delivery Driver to Papa John's Franchisee!
Former pizza delivery driver, Siddhartha Chirumamilla (Sid), became a Papa John’s franchisee five years ago and runs stores in the South East of England plus the Scottish Rutherglen, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy and Falkirk. Currently Sid runs 11 Papa John’s and he has plans to open more in the future.
ServiceMaster Clean franchise for sale in Glasgow
Due to retirement of the existing owner, an exciting opportunity has arisen to own a ServiceMaster Clean franchise in Glasgow and surrounding areas.
“When I started out in 2003 it was a blank canvas, my office consisted of a desk, a telephone and a copy of the yellow pages. There was no significant cash flow for 6 months. In this case, the business is up and running producing a turnover of over £40k per month.
Do not be put off by the fact it is “Cleaning” because that is not what your job will be. You will instead be an up and coming entrepreneur who is constantly looking out for the next opportunity.”
Exclusive interview with Ayrshire franchisees for Husse Pet Food
On behalf of David and Lindsey (Ayrshire) we would like to welcome you to our insight of the Husse Franchise business. We hope that by sharing our experience and opinions that anybody reading this article will be encouraged to find out more about what we certainly find a fun and rewarding company. The Husse business requires no real experience but common sense and the will to succeed.
Focus on Being Connected: Auditel’s Scottish Network Grows
After years of living in Scotland yet working in London, Robin Cockburn was ready for a change in career direction. It was time to take control and start a business for himself. After researching several franchise options, Robin settled on Auditel as his first choice to launch his business in 2009. “The appeal of the flexibility of working with the Auditel cost management model was what really did it for me,” he says, “being able to do a wide range of things, and not being restricted geographically, with the potential to work with others in the network was a huge attraction.”
Exclusive interview with Signs Express franchisee for Falkirk
Established over ten years ago, Signs Express (Falkirk) continues to demonstrate how lucrative a franchise business can be in Scotland. Steve talks to us about why he decided to look at franchising and ultimately choose Signs Express, and discusses the challenges of buying an under-performing established franchise and how it has taken a lot of hard work and the right team in place to turn it around considerably. Read more about Steve’s franchising journey.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.