Case Studies


Derby-based franchisee, Toni Hibbert, is today celebrating a successful first year operating her cleaning franchise  business, Bright & Beautiful, whilst creating opportunities for local employment. Launched on 14th February 2018, Toni now employs nine trusted housekeepers from the local Derbyshire franchise territory area and together they have delivered over 1,100 home service cleans and over 100 weekly hours of professional housekeeping over the 12 month period.  The cleaning fran...

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Mike Parker takes the reins on the Cwmbran franchise in South Wales. Mike spent his whole career in engineering, most recently in the position of Projects Director for a lifting and tipping company. Mike tells us, “Becoming a Projects Director gave me just the confidence I needed to believe that I could become my own boss. I wanted to secure my future and be in control of my own destiny and I knew that I was capable of going it alone. I looked around at electrical wholesaling businesses and at...

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Matt Stokes takes on the established Autosmart franchise close to where he grew up in Ashford. Working in Telecom Sales for 30 years, Matt wanted to leave the office behind and become his own boss. After carrying out research on van-based franchises, he quickly realised that his stars were aligned with Autosmart’s. Matt comments, “It became apparent that Autosmart were head and shoulders above the rest. They’re an established brand whose franchise offers monthly repeat sales and more importantl...

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In 2011, Sam and I were looking to become self-employed. I had previously worked within a franchise company, so knew the benefits this could offer, and I was keen to bring my experience to our local area. The training programme was really informative, and the ongoing support doesn’t stop once you’ve finished your training, which is another benefit of being part of a franchise group rather than going it alone. We’ve been extremely pleased with the success of the business so far and have met...

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The benefits of performing arts have been well documented for children and young people. Improved fitness, confidence and social skills are just some of the reasons why parents encourage youngsters to join a group or theatre school. Traditionally, performing arts have seen to be a sector that attracts more girls than boys but with a current curriculum covering street dance, pop singing, acting for camera as well as musical theatre, Razzamataz theatre schools is proud of the number of boys and y...

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Rossendale has been given a business boost with a new eco-friendly cleaning and laundry shop set to open in its town centre. Bright & Beautiful, the award-winning professional domestic housekeeping franchise, will open its doors on 18th January to local residents in and around the town. The success of Bright & Beautiful’s cleaning service has led to the expansion of a drop-in laundry and ironing shop in Rossendale and will be located at 88A Bank Street, Rawtenstall. Set up seven years ago with...

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Following a politics degree who would have thought Fizz Pop Science would be the future…For Andrew Amey it was. Andrew joined Fizz Pop Science as an instructor for the Birmingham area while still at university. Seeing the success the area was having, rather than following he pre planned career route, Andrew decided life as his own boss within Fizz Pop was for him. He joined as a franchisee in 2017. “I have been within the Fizz Pop team one way or another for 4 years now. There was an...

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Sue Reid has been Trophy Pet Foods’ inspirational franchise leader for the last two decades. Daughter of the franchise groups founder, Sue has led a nationwide network of Pet Food Delivery franchisees with diligence, determination and dedication. Enabling 100’s of entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams of successfully running their own pet related franchise business.  After such long and dedicated service the Brand, which will be celebrating it’s 30th birthday in 2020, has appointed Sue’s su...

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In 2015 Stuart Janes joined Fizz Pop franchise operating in the Croydon area. Since then Stuart has been building a flexible and successful business and has recently expanded, taking on an additional franchise area.Following university and after taking some time out to go traveling, Stuart ended up working as an entertainment manager on a cruise ship. After meeting his future wife, Hazel, and 3 years at sea, Stuart was ready for life on land.He knew he wanted to run his own business but didn’t k...

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1) The ability to start your own business with the support of a world-class organisation "Its the best group of people I've ever worked with. They're diligent, professional and knowledgeable. It's nice to be part of a system where don't worry about your investment."- Michael Dorman, Multi-unit franchise owner, USA "Corporate continues to invest in technology and R&D so we can sell new products, focus on executing sales, and not worry about the other stuff"-Andrew Duffel, Multi-unit franchi...

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Lee Fowler, Jackson Fire & Security, Wirral Franchisee  Lee Fowler knew all about Jackson Fire and Security as he’d worked for them as a Project Manager for three years before launching his Wirral-based franchise in May 2014. While he didn’t know a great deal about franchising, his experience with the company meant he was confident he’d get the support he needed to make sure his franchise business became a success. Lee had also previously worked as a service manager for another Wir...

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Leading UK Homecare franchise company maintains 5-star status for 6th year running and retains its title of Best Franchise for a 3rd consecutive year! Success is built on reputation. The reputation of a franchise brand is built on proven satisfaction across the franchise network! For top-rated management franchise, Right at Home, the fulfilment felt by its franchisees means it has retained its title as Britain’s Best Franchise for a third consecutive year.  Right at Home only began fran...

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