Franchise News Updates
It is becoming ever more apparent, that an opportunity exists for the right candidate to spark industry growth in Scotland once again. Graham Angus, having recently teamed up with Franchise Development Services is preparing to do just that.
Domiciliary care franchise, Right at Home UK, is looking to extend its globally recognised brand into Scotland and Northern Ireland and is welcoming enquiries from interested investors looking to become franchise owners of a growing and exciting business.
Environmental alterations have enabled thermal imaging businesses to thrive, hence the development of the IRT Surveys opportunity. Franchise owners wishing to invest will receive building services, energy assessments and much more.
The new series of BBC's Dragons' Den has got underway and to inspire a whole new generation of entrepreneurs one of the most successful business on the show tells its success story to Edinburgh and Glasgow.
More than 230 business-minded people assembled in Glasgow last week to share a motivational breakfast with Scottish rugby legend, Scott Hastings, in the penultimate event in Scottish Franchise Week 2013.
I had worked for myself for five years before I became a Snack-in-the-Box (SITB) franchisee. I owned a shop and sold bags, jewellery and Asian music. I decided to look into franchising because I wanted to do something more challenging while working for myself in conjunction with a reputable brand and proven business model.
The Jim's Mowing franchise opportunity allows franchise owners to get back to nature and work outdoors as their own boss. The business has just enjoyed one of its busiest years, yet in 2013 and all 27 existing UK franchise owners are set to carry this momentum forward over the next 12 months.
Baguette Express, the Scottish-based sandwich shop group, has opened its latest outlet in Bathgate. This recent expansion will increase the number of its healthy snack shops in Scotland to 10 following the successful launch of its franchise-based structure in early 2006.
Beanscene, the rapidly expanding coffee and music house chain, has launched Beanscene Espresso, a new, faster-paced little sister brand to its more relaxed, neighbourhood offering. Comprising small outlets set up exclusively to serve the on-the-go market, the first Beanscene Espresso has opened at Edinburgh Quay followed by a second in South Gyle.
British Franchise Association (bfa): Scottish Franchise Week sponsor raises funds for Radio Lollipop
Platinum Wave, an independent international franchise consultancy, has announced a total of £680 was raised for children's charity Radio Lollipop at a social evening held during Scottish Franchise Week.
Sign franchise Signarama is delighted to announce the appointment of three new franchisees. Two have opened in Scotland - Kilmarnock and Edinburgh - while the third franchisee is in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. Signarama now has five Scottish franchisees.