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Bluebird Care hosts awards night to celebrate franchise network

Bluebird Care has recognised the achievements of its national franchise network at a dedicated awards ceremony. The Franchise Business Awards, which took place virtually earlier this month, presented six business accolades to visiting care and live-in care teams across the UK. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   The ‘Small Business Award’, given […]

Domino’s to create 8,000 jobs in UK and Ireland

US pizza franchise giant Domino’s unveiled plans Thursday to create 8,000 new jobs in the United Kingdom and Ireland after a strong pandemic performance. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   The group’s British-based division added in a statement that it had thrived despite the ongoing supply chain crunch, high inflation and a […]

Burger King UK prepares for whopper £600m London listing

Fast-food chain Burger King is preparing to float on the London Stock Exchange for around £600m, according to reports. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   Burger King UK is understood to be in advanced discussions with potential advisers, including Investec and Numis bankers, as the company readies itself to list next year, […]

Home Instead UK founder launches new franchise brand to ‘enrich lives’ through sports

Trevor Brocklebank, the entrepreneur who founded Home Instead in the UK in 2005, has launched a new franchise brand focused on supporting people to improve their mobility and boost their mental wellbeing. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   Brocklebank has teamed up with Rob Oyston, founder of Mobi-Game, which offers a range […]

Home care providers named in British Franchise Awards shortlist

Two home care providers have been named finalists in the 2021 bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards. Right at Home and Visiting Angels have both been nominated in separate categories. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   Known as the ‘Oscars’ of the franchising industry and set to take place on November 30 in […]

Caring couple shortlisted for franchise ‘Oscars’

Pet business franchisees David and Sallyann Gray have been shortlisted for the Local Focus award of the bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards. PetPals is recognised across the UK for its pet care services, such as pet sitting – plus Darlington and Yarm franchisees David and Sallyann have hosted regular charity fundraising events over the years, […]

Cake Box sales jump as retailer opens 20 new stores

Cake Box has revealed that its sales have almost doubled for the past six months amid a strong recovery in customer demand. The high street cream cake retailer said it was buoyed by its continued expansion, opening 20 new franchise sites over the six months to September, to bring it to a total of 174 […]

Extrawurst franchise is introducing its ‘simply better’ German bratwurst brand to the UK

Extrawurst, a leading authentic German bratwurst fast-food to go brand, is launching its franchise concept into the UK. The company has over 30 sites in Germany with more than 10 openings in the pipeline and many in other markets around the world. The business sells over 2.5 million sausages a year and have expanded its […]

Nine franchisees celebrate 15 years with TaxAssist Accountants

2021 has seen several TaxAssist franchisees across the UK celebrate landmark anniversaries TaxAssist Accountants has recognised the brand loyalty of nine of its franchisees with gifts to celebrate their 15th year in practice with the franchise. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   Keith Adams (Bath, Bedminster, Bristol South and Clifton), Steve Andrew […]

Boost for Winkworth – leading agents take over brand’s Ealing and Acton franchise

Jonny Dyson, a leading London estate agent and the former regional director of John D Wood & Co., has joined Winkworth with the acquisition of its Ealing and Acton office franchise in West London. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   Dyson has taken over the Winkworth Ealing and Acton office, in partnership […]

Workspace provider signs Scottish franchise agreement

Flexible workspace provider IWG – which includes Regus and Spaces – has signed a franchise agreement in Scotland to help meet growing demand for hybrid working. The new deal will serve towns and suburbs mainly used by people to commute into Edinburgh and Glasgow in the central belt. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our […]

Promedica24 appoints UK head of Franchise Development

Live-in care provider Promedica24 has appointed Michael Browne as UK head of Franchise Development to support business growth in the UK market. Top Franchises for 2021 – Search our Directory   Browne joins the company with 20 years of franchise industry knowledge and expertise, having managed the franchise operations of one of the UK’s leading […]