South East England franchise owners & news
Melissa Sincock, from Staines-upon-Thames, has a young family “crazy about dogs”. She worked in retail management for over 15 years but felt like she was crying out for a new challenge that would fit around her family commitments. Having been brought up living and breathing all things dog it had been a tough decision not having them in their lives more recently due to work constraints, and so when the opportunity arose to join this wonderful business, Melissa knew she would be Barking Mad not to! Barking Mad has given Melissa the flexibility needed to work and spend quality time with her family. read 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