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Personal touch drives growth for Recognition Express South Scotland
David Mitchell teamed up with employees Moira Ashby and Mark Everingham to purchase the Grangemouth franchise in 2014 when his father reached retirement age. Father, Graham Mitchell, had owned the franchise for 15 years and so it’s now been in the Mitchell family for two decades. David was attracted to the business as he could see that it was a reliable and low-risk route to becoming his own boss.
My Driving Miss Daisy journey so far
Ann Overdijking has reached the 6-month milestone in her Driving Miss Daisy journey, and she has loved every minute of it! Though being the first Driving Miss Daisy franchisee in Scotland was daunting initially, with hard work, determination and a lot of pre-planning, Ann’s business is going from strength to strength, so much so that Ann is already planning on buying her second wheelchair accessible vehicle. Read why Ann loves being part of a franchise that cares for its clients and is making a huge difference in the lives of the elderly and vulnerable population.
Driving Miss Daisy opens new franchise in Renclyde, Scotland
Christine and Danny MacIntyre are the new franchise owners of Driving Miss Daisy Renfrewshire and Inverclyde. After running a recruitment agency for 25 years, Danny and Christine were keen to get involved in a new venture together. Their combined strengths and experience of building a successful recruitment business, and Christine's background in nursing and care, meant that Driving Miss Daisy was the perfect fit.
Little Dessert Shop franchise arrives in Scotland
Little Dessert shop has opened its franchise in Scotland at SOAR Braeahead. The franchise known for its luxurious desserts and mouth-watering savory collection, has plans to expand throughout Scotland.
TaxAssist Accountants franchisee Steven Mearns continues expansion plans with opening of second shop
TaxAssist Accountants franchisee Steven Mearns adds another store on High Street, Banchory to join his first shop on 92 Rosemount Place in Aberdeen. Learn more about Steven's ambitious growth plan with TaxAssist accountants!
New Papa John's Franchisee Has All the Right Ingredients
Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced new franchisee Nazim Vadiwala has taken over the Leith Walk store in Edinburgh. Nazim who worked for a rival pizza firm for 10 years now manages Leith Walk with the help of operations director: Syed Salman and a team of local staff.
Former Pizza Delivery Driver Turned Multi-Unit Papa John's Franchisee opens in Dunfermline
After working as a Pizza Delivery driver Siddhartha Chirumamilla (Sid) made the move to franchisee and now runs a multi-unit operation in Scotland and South East England. His latest store in Dunfermline has just opened for business and he is already looking for his next opoortunity to open another store! Read more about Sid's move from delivery driver to Franchisee!
ENERGIE FITNESS TARGETS SCOTTISH EXPANSION
Energie Fitness has over 140,000 members and enjoys more than 1,800,000 visits per year, meaning it is well established as the market-leader in the exploding low-cost gym franchise market.
Business is booming for TaxAssist Accountants Edinburgh
Since 2010 Renee Mackay has built up a client base of over 1,200 small and medium-sized businesses with a fee bank of £800,000 and 15 employees.
From corporate finance to senior care in South Lanarkshire
After two decades working in corporate finance, father-of-three Alan Barr walked away from a six figure salary to become his own boss as a franchisee with Home Instead Senior Care in South Lanarkshire.