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South East England franchise owners & news

Exclusive interview with TruGreen franchisee – expanding the business into a multi-van operation


Having completed his first year successfully as a TruGreen franchisee, Mike Lethbridge has developed his business by buying his second territory; allowing him to cover Newbury and Basingstoke. As a result of the expansion, he has had to recruit more staff, buy another van and more products. So what was a man in a van operation, has now expanded into a management franchise business, something that Mike is very proud of. He hopes to continue to expand his franchise operation as his business grows. read more

bfa franchise seminars in South East

The bfa run educational seminars for those looking to buy a franchise and for those looking to franchise their business in Oxford and Guildford. bfa accredited experts, franchisees and franchisors speak at the events to help you understand all the key considerations.Click here to find out more

Franchising in the South East

Tony Bowman QFP, managing director of etyres and chair of the South East regional forum of the British Franchise Association (bfa), talks to us about franchising in the region

Enterprise is thriving in the South East and franchising is playing a key role in the continued success, offering new and exciting opportunities for ambitious entrepreneurs.

I relish my role as chair of the South East regional bfa forum, where we all gather quarterly to share our knowledge, whether we have years of experience in the industry or are new to franchising.

With our burgeoning cities and market towns, being based in the South East has big advantages. Innovation and prosperity abound and our influence radiates out across the country.

From a business point of view there are few better places to be. The same is true for franchising. Read more on franchising in the South East

Featured Franchise of the Week

EnviroVent is the ideal franchise for those with excellent sales skills. Our franchisees offer homeowners and landlords solutions to their air quality problems, including helping to get rid of mould and condensation. This is a home-based franchise with potential to build a single unit operation into a management franchise. There are currently existing EnviroVent franchises for sale across the South east of England.
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A day in the life of a Driving Miss Daisy franchisee in Winchester

Kate Hampton is the franchisee for Driving Miss Daisy in Hampton. This video shows a day in the life of Kate as she takes her client Judy shopping and to a dental appointment. Judy has been Kate's client for 4 months and in that time Kate has taken Judy food and clothes shopping as well to dentist, hospital and doctor appointments. Kate also helps Judy with the scheduling of her hospital appointments as well as attending them with her so she fully understands what she is being told. Watch Kate and Judy's unique relationship and find out why a Driving Miss Daisy franchise may be right for you...

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