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Two of the Fizz Pop branches have made been named Finalist for the Prestigious Event Entertainment Awards. We have been chosen as a South West finalist for Best Entertainment Award at The Event Entertainment Awards 2019! David Reed Founder of Fizz Pop ScienceFizz Pop Science was set up by David Reed in 2011, after being made redundant. So it was then he decided to take control of his future and set up Fizz Pop Science, a company that has gone from strength to strength and has 9 branches th...

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Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has named franchisee, Tofur Ali as the winner of the Highest Sale Growth Store 2018, for his Sheffield franchise territory pizza franchise store located on Prince of Wales Road.  The award win was announced at Papa John’s biggest ever UK franchise conference in Birmingham recently. Tofur Ali explains: “I was delighted with the award which underlines the hard work and commitment from every member of my team at the Prince of Wales, Sheffield store.&n...

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FOR Jon O’Hara, opening the first Dream Doors showroom franchise in the franchise territory of Northern Ireland was also about finding the working freedom he was seeking. Jon and his wife Sarah were both experienced in sales when they started looking for an opportunity to run their own franchise in Belfast. They wanted to take full control of their earning potential but, for Jon, there was an added incentive – being his own boss for the first time. He found the freedom he was looking for running...

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Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced it has opened its newest store in the franchise territory of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.  Syead Anjum will now run the franchised store in addition to another Papa John’s he runs within the franchise territory of Norwich with the help of his locally recruited team. Syead Anjum explains: “I joined Papa John’s in 2013 from a rather different career in accountancy!   My brother financed the first Norwich store and said ‘come and...

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After successfully completing the application and recruitment process to become join the Scamps and Champs franchise family, Katie and Andrew will open their Scamps and Champs dog walking and pet care franchise branch in the Halifax franchise territory in April 2019 This isn’t the first franchise Andrew has joined and having over 19 years experience operating within a franchise network and growing a profitable business, Andrew is now supporting his partner Katie to do the same within Scamps and...

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Bright & Beautiful, a North Tyneside ethical and eco-friendly professional housekeeping franchise business has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ for the North East at the Federation of Small Business (FSB) Excellence Awards 2019. Celebrating the win at last week’s annual awards, Helen Ross, business owner of Bright & Beautiful North Tyneside, set up her franchise business in October 2017 and now has a trusted team of nine professional housekeepers. Recognised for being an ethical employer, Hel...

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The city of Manchester hosted Neighbourly’s third European Reunion from 27-30 March after being chosen over other European mainland destinations and brought together over 350 franchisees across eight brands from four countries, to collaborate, celebrate and have fun as one family. The 2019 theme ‘First Class’ celebrated the goals achieved and announced the new plans for all of the service brands in the year ahead. The convention was also a tribute to the world class service that the franchisees...

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Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced it is expanding within the Edinburgh franchise territory.  Franchisee, George Eastcroft has now opened his fourth Papa John’s franchise within his franchise territory in Edinburgh, this time in Blackhall, located in the North West of Scotland’s capital city. George Eastcroft confirms: “I joined Papa John’s in 2005.  At the time, Papa John’s was new in Scotland and wasn’t that well known, so our main challenge was brand awareness....

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Mr. Electric, the UK’s leading electrical franchise network brand and part of the Neighbourly franchise organisation, has brightened up the Cornwall National Animal Welfare Trust, by powering up a new area for staff and visitors to utilise. Electrical work was also carried out on several broken dog kennels. Having acquired the portable cabin last summer, the space remained empty for over eight months until the fundraising team tasked themselves with getting it up and running. To speed up...

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The entries deadline for the industry's most highly coveted accolades, the Franchise Marketing Awards, is approaching quickly. Would you like to give your brand an edge over rival investment opportunity and boost your chance of recruitment success? If so, then start working on your winning entries now! Sponsored by Business Franchise magazine, the awards are designed to acknowledge and celebrate the innovative and effective marketing campaigns and tools provided to franchisees. In this highly...

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TWO childhood friends are topping up their pension pots by launching a Dream Doors franchise. Andy Earnshaw and Robert Wood have known each other since they were nine, playing football together as children and running a mobile DJ business in their late teens. After successfully managing their own businesses and franchises for decades, the lifelong friends were looking for a fresh franchise opportunity to keep them busy until they are ready to fully retire. They are now running Dream Do...

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As National Pet Month reaches its 30th anniversary thousands of dedicated pet owners will be getting involved in events across the UK to raise awareness of responsible pet ownership. We are just one of many professional franchise businesses that place responsible pet ownership at the heart of everything we do. Fortunately, OSCAR Nutritional Advisors are in the ideal position of being able to keep up-to-date with all that is current in pet care. Expert advice is the key to our fra...

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