Case Studies


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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Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced award winning, Welsh franchisees: John O’Brien and Clif Roberson, have ‘turned up the heat’ on their franchise expansion by opening a seventh Papa John’s franchised store. The latest franchise territory is on Taunton Road, Bridgewater which is located just south of Bristol. The school friends from Merthyr Tydfil turned business entrepreneurs joined Papa John’s in 2015 and now run franchise stores throughout the Welsh Valleys including franc...

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Marion and her partner Dave Ogilvie from Northants and Milton Keynes joined The Christmas Decorators in 2017. Marion came from a retail and visual merchandising background for a high street chain whilst Dave runs his own roofing business but he has also been very involved in the installation side of the franchise. In the summer as a result taking in a brochure to their office, Marion was offered the opportunity to quote for a job with Milton Keynes Business Improvement district, to decorate some...

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Charlotte joined The Christmas Decorators network in 2017 and has just completed her first Christmas season alongside operating with her event management business. Shortly after completing her training, Charlotte was approached by Edinburgh Airport with a request to light up the control tower. This is the first time any such job has been taken on and had to be approved by the CAA. On the day of the sales meeting, Charlotte was supported by a member of head office management who subsequently assi...

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Janis became a franchisee for The Christmas Decorators in 2017 having shadowed the head office team on a couple of installations in 2016. In September she was approached by Debenhams to produce a scheme for their Glasgow store as a trial which, if successful would be rolled out across all stores for Christmas 2018. The Manchester store caught wind of what was happening and decided to be art of the experiment. Janis approached head office to come up with three possible schemes that would suit the...

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Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s has named its Plymouth franchise territory store as the record holder, for the highest ‘pizza sales during one week’ in 2017.  The Mutley Plain outlet is run by franchisees Jo and Austin Boland, who joined the Papa John’s franchise network in 2013.  The husband and wife team employ around 60 local staff in Mutley Plain plus their new Papa John’s franchise within the franchise territory of St Budeaux, also located in Plymouth.Jo Boland explains: ...

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Two new franchisees delivered via the Franchise SuperMatch lead handling serviceIt's been a fantastic month for the Franchise SuperMatch lead handling service with two recruits for the Mould Doctor franchise for March. Mould Doctor offer the opportunity to run a van based or management franchise territory and offer a unique service that's highly in demand. Mould Doctor franchisees help eradicate the ever increasing issue of mould (residential and commercial) and with new legislation being passed...

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Sarah Mclachlan - Go Media Franchisee testimonial Sarah has concentrated on high end, highly profitable deals keeping her client interactions to a minimum. She has closed four large deals in four months, with one of them being the fourth largest deal ever completed by Go Media. “The training course was invaluable and the depth of products that I can provide seems endless, but for me it is the way in which we can tailor the bespoke software solutions to the exact requirements of the client,...

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Sonya - Go Media Franchisee within the South East Franchise Territory  Sonya is one of our Go Media franchisees based in the South East of England franchise territory and has taken on the franchise exactly as prescribed, using networking to its maximum potential from the first day after training. Because of this tactic, Sonya has seen a steady growth of recurring income from Google AdWords and Social Media Management contract sales, mixed in with several website, e-commerce and bespoke...

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