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Franchisee profile: Snap-on’s Richard Swayne
Richard Swayne is proof that in franchising if you’re good enough, you’re old enough. Joining a network of 400 franchisees aged 26, he started his Snap-on business in January 2014 and remarkably ranked first for UK sales at the end of his first year. He was named the British Franchising Association’s (BFA) young franchisee of the year in 2015. more»
Franchise profile: Domestic cleaning network Cleanhome
As she approached 50, Karen Kelly swapped a successful corporate career, controlling multi-million pound budgets for the likes of Virgin and Disney, for her own startup business – flourishing domestic cleaning sector franchise Cleanhome. more»
Franchise startup stories: Part 3 – Family-run business Wilkins Chimney Sweep
In our third and final startup tale from the world of franchising, Business Advice sits down with owner and co-founder of 120 year-old family-run company Wilkins Chimney Sweep, Louise Harris. more»