Case Studies


Kaspa's Desserts is one of the UK's most exciting new restaurants, offering an amazing experience to all that enter. But what do their franchisees think of their Kaspa's franchise opportunity? “I think Customers come back to Kaspa's due to the combination of staff, service, great desserts and the vibrant happy atmosphere” “When I first visited Kaspa's as a customer, it was amazing it was like being in an American Diner! Without a doubt, Kaspa's make the best waffles in the country! The i...

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Mark & Rachel Coldham became franchisees with The Massage Company at the beginning of 2018.  The process starts with finding premises and The Massage Company work with property experts in site finding and supporting the negotiating on lease contracts. Mark and Rachel found a site fairly quickly in their chosen area and are now in the final few weeks legal contract stage, which include the landlord doing some remedial works on the site.   The Massage Company have a structured...

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“I chose the Spaghetti Maths franchise because it looked like a fun and profitable business where I could work around my family and other commitments, whilst also getting the satisfaction of making a difference with maths (as I love the subject!). The people at Head Office are genuine with an actual desire to make maths fun for children. David is always keen to hear feedback and happy to talk through any aspect of the business. I am pleased with my journey so far and I’m working on build...

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Most people wake up on a Monday morning absolutely dreading the week ahead, as a massage therapist at The Massage Company I never get that Monday feeling. There is always a great  energy at the centre  from the management, membership supervisor team, fellow therapists and even the members, which can really pick you up even on a bad day! When arriving at The Massage Company, even as a member of staff and after a horrendous drive in traffic you are instantly greeted by a wave of calm an...

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Both Steven Sykes and Estelle Robertson had very successful careers, but they decided that they wanted a better work life balance - something that they could achieve through an Ovenclean franchise. Although they have faced some challenges, 18 months down the line Steven and Estelle are thoroughly enjoying the benefits of owning their own business and are seeing huge demand for their service. Steven and Estelle chose a franchise due to risk limitation. “Ovenclean offered a proven business model,...

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OSCAR Pet Foods is now a way of life for Brian Hulme as he celebrates his 15th anniversary as a franchisee on 19th May 2018. As Brian recalls his memories with OSCAR he says,  “OSCAR Pet Foods Franchise renewed my enthusiasm in working for my self from the start and becoming a franchisee. Circumstances surrounding my previous experience destroyed my faith in self-employment, until I found the OSCAR Pet Foods Franchise concept and its clear and honest approach to the procedures of setting...

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Venture’s Eton studio was bought by Jonny Foster in 2012 from the existing franchisee. Prior to purchasing the studio Jonny had worked in Venture as a photographer, but he had always wanted to own and run his own studio. “I’ve built Venture Eton up since I purchased the business, the studio team have worked incredibly hard over the last 5 years and am very proud to have been awarded the Studio of the Year three times since I bought it. With turnover averaging £650K a year we have always been o...

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When customers kept switching to big brand companies, Steve Barlow recognised he needed to change how they ran their local electrical business, backed by the powerhouse of The Dwyer Group’s Mr Electric. Throughout school and university, Steve Barlow had one goal in mind: to study law and business, go to Law School, and qualify as a business lawyer. But when he finished uni, Steve realised something inside him had changed, and no longer wanted to attend law school.  “I came home after...

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Allan’s military skills equip him well for plumbing career Allan Rook joined the Drain Doctor franchise team in 1994, bringing with him a wealth of experience and expertise from a career that has taken him around the world several times! From his Scottish birthplace, Allan’s family moved to a remote part of Western Australia, where he led a gloriously rural early life. Returning to the UK, Allan joined the Army at 18 where he became an aircraft engineer, going on to serve in the UK, Germany, M...

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Building a staple business brings stability for the future As he approaches 60, Richard Smith was looking for a staple franchise business he can build which will put him in good stead for his future retirement. Mr. Electric has provided an answer. Richard Smith has always had a flair for rising to the top of his profession, and managing his own projects. Having been involved with designing and building generators through a 20 year career after leaving university with a mechanical engineering...

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Richard Scandrett has run the Drain Doctor Franchise in the franchise territory of Birmingham North and Wolverhampton for over eight years and now employs eight team members, servicing over 200 clients.  Before joining us in 2010, father of two Richard enjoyed a successful career in IT and telecoms sales roles, in addition to six years at Yellow Pages, before deciding to put his skills to work for himself.  Looking for a franchise business opportunity that would enable him to make...

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A new home in South Wales and a new OSCAR franchise was destined for Steve James after he gained experience working for his parents' OSCAR business in the franchise territory of Berkshire.  Steve says, “My background has always been connected to the cycling arena, having spent some time working for a retailer while maintaining my semi-professional international cycling interests. On moving to Wales to be with my partner I had to consider my career options: either find a job outside my comf...

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