Family ties at Belvoir franchise Edinburgh
Grant Lidster and his partner, Carol Gordon launched Belvoir Edinburgh South in August 2005 and since then their son has started working with them, making their business into a real family affair.
From dodging the bullets to a berth with Baguette Express franchise
Successful Baguette Express franchisee Mandy Rothon has always had a sense of adventure – at one stage in her life she braved the streets of gun crime capital Johannesburg in South Africa on a daily basis as a contract driver.
Sold on the benefits of franchising with Driver Hire
Accountancy is generally regarded as being a rock solid kind of a job. But it wasn’t enough to protect Grant Wilson when he was made redundant by the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society during the 1990s’ recession.
My turn to be the boss with Driver Hire franchise
Roy McLellan is one of Driver Hire’s newest franchisees, having acquired the Dundee & Perth business through a re-sale. The previous owners had bought the business 5 years ago and turned it into an extremely successful operation. They then decided that the time was right for them to realise their investment and move on to something new.
Lifelong friends find success with Silverdaze franchise
Muriel and Charmaine, our first franchisees from north of the border joined Silverdaze in August 2008. Friends for years, their dream has been to go into business together.
Hard works equals success with Recognition Express franchise
Dynamic husband and wife team, Stephen and Ciorsdan Price, owners of Ayr-based Recognition Express West Scotland were commended last week when they were awarded the Terry Howarth Memorial Award for Excellence in Business 2008/09
New tanker helps fife Drain Doctor franchise tackle bigger jobs
The South East Fife franchise of Drain Doctor – the smallest franchise in the 100-strong network, covering a population of just 60,000 people – is gearing up to take on some of the biggest jobs in the plumbing business.
Combining all your passions with a Monkey Music franchise
Rachel Huggins worked as a Business Development Director for an award winning interactive design consultancy in London. She had always been a keen singer and attended Drama College many moons ago.
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.