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Franchise Marketing Awards 2020 Finalists

The winners of the 15th annual Franchise Marketing Awards will be announced this autumn. Read on for more information about each finalist:

Actioncoach

ActionCOACH

ActionCOACH globally works with more than 15,000 clients every week on their sales, marketing, financial and management systems. We not only teach business owners how to increase their revenues and profits, often dramatically, but also how to develop their systems and team so the owner, can work less and enjoy the fruits of owning a successful business.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support

Auditel

Auditel is a network of over 100 franchised Consultants, who work with organisations as Cost Management and Procurement Advisors. We go beyond just helping our clients save money. By working together, we deliver new perspectives and insights, in order to drive change, increase profitability and accelerate their business performance.
 
Finalist:
 Best Franchisee Marketing Support, Best Overall Marketing Campaign

Bluebird Care

Bluebird Care
 
Bluebird Care is the fastest growing care franchise in the UK. Starting out as a family-owned business in 2004, today, we are proud to be one of the largest providers of homecare services in the UK.
 
Finalist: Best Website, Best Social Media Campaign, Best Franchisee Marketing Support

 
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Dream Doors
 
With more than 90 showrooms nationwide, Dream Doors is the UK’s #1 kitchen makeover company. Its innovative kitchen facelifts save customers time, money and upheaval. But, as a management opportunity, franchisees don’t need any kitchen industry experience. The average annual turnover from a Dream Doors showroom is £600,000, and franchisees earn in excess of £100,000 a year.
 
Finalist: Best Print Advert, Best Social Media Campaign, Best Franchisee Marketing Support

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Expense Reduction Analysts

Established in 1992, Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) is one of the world’s leading consultancy organizations. Specialising in cost optimization and supplier relation management, ERA delivers Value through InsightTM to clients in both the private and public sectors.
 
Finalist: Best Social Media Campaign, Best Franchisee Marketing Support

Fantastic Services

Fantastic Services is a one-stop shop for 100+ services providing property cleaning and maintenance services to both domestic and commercial customers. What started as a small cleaning company, based in London over 11 years ago, is now a global franchise operating in the UK, the USA, and Australia, with over 500 franchises.
 
Finalist: Best Online Marketing Campaign

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InXpress

Since starting in 1999, InXpress has become one of the UK’s top global delivery partners. They offer customers solutions for both international and domestic express requirements. The InXpress franchise offers you high-earning, residual income, suitable for anyone with business or management experience, even without freight or shipping experience.
 
Finalist: Best Online Marketing Campaign

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Just Cuts 

Just Cuts is a hairdressing salon bridging the gap between an old-style barber and high-end hair salon. We are the biggest hairdressing brand in the Southern Hemisphere, after launching in Australia in 30 years ago. Our franchise model appeals to entrepreneurs from all walks of life, as you don’t have to be a hairdresser to own a Just Cuts franchise.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support


Kare Plus

Kare Plus
 
Established in 1989, Kare Plus is a nursing and healthcare provider with a national network of franchises working in local communities through the provision of clinical and non-clinical care. A focus on providing specialist care and returning healthy profits has placed Kare Plus as one of the UK’s leading dual-model healthcare franchises due to their uncompromising approach to quality.
 
Finalist: Best PR Campaign

Match Options

Match Options
 
Match Options is a national Employment Business and Recruitment agency which has been successfully supplying the social and healthcare industry with both temporary and permanent staff since 1999. The company has offices in strategic towns throughout the UK.
 
Finalist: Best PR Campaign

Minster Cleaning Services

Minster Cleaning Services 

Minster Cleaning was established in 1982 and provides commercial cleaning services. With £42 million network turnover, it has branches UK-wide and employs 5000+ people. Half of Minster’s franchisees have each built up businesses with sales of more than £1 million and top branches have each achieved an annual turnover in excess of £2 million (all numbers pre COVID-19 crisis).
 
Finalist: Best Website

My Homecare

My Homecare
 
We are a quality care provider offering Care Services to vulnerable people in the comfort and safety of their own homes, it is more important than ever before to keep our vulnerable loved ones safe and well. Our Nationwide award-winning care teams do this to a high standard and continue to promote independent living via delivering a first-class service, ensuring service users can continue to live their lives there way. Afterall “There’s no place like home” 
 
Finalist: Best Website

Petpals

Petpals
 
Petpals is the largest multi-service pet care franchise in the UK. Due to celebrate our 20th anniversary next year, our fifty plus franchisees walk and board dogs, visit cats in their homes and can visit or board smaller caged pets. Our franchisees are uniformed, insured, CRB-checked and wear name badges.
 
Finalist: Best Online Marketing Campaign

PPP

Platinum Property Partners
 
Puddle Ducks want every child to love swimming, respect the water and swim beautifully. That’s why their standards are the highest and their approach is unique. At Puddle Ducks, their highly trained and qualified teachers are experts at identifying children’s levels of ability and adapting activities to the individual, nurturing confidence and encouraging natural ability.
 
Finalist: Best Website, Best Print Advert

Revive!

Revive!

Revive! franchisees manage teams of technicians, providing SMART repair services to a wide range of customers. Being mobile allows you to keep your overheads low, while offering convenience to your customers. With more than 50% of UK cars having damage to bodywork or alloys, demand for our service is booming
 
Finalist: Best Online Marketing Campaign

Right At Home

Right at Home is a national homecare provider with a network of 60+ locally-owned and operated offices across the UK. Their trusted team of CareGivers deliver minimum one-hour visits, providing the highest quality care and support to adults living in the comfort of their own home.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support


Shuttercraft

Shuttercraft

The Shuttercraft franchise is not just about supplying quality interior plantation shutters, it’s about building a business that you can manage, develop and grow. With a low-risk strategy and no previous experience required, a shutter franchise is the perfect option if you are looking for a business with fantastic growth opportunities in an ever-expanding market.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support


Shuttercraft

Snap-on Tools

Snap-on is the world’s number one professional tool brand. We are the leading global manufacturer and distributor of tools for the professional technician. Snap-on serves technicians in the auto, marine, and aviation industries as well as vehicle manufacturers, utilities, government and industrial organisations.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support

Stagecoach

Stagecoach Performing Arts
 
Stagecoach Performing Arts is a global performing arts schools for children aged between 4 and 18. Franchisees around the world manage performing arts schools, with their teams of specialist instructors teaching children and teenagers how to sing, dance and act.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support

TaxAssistants

TaxAssist Accountants
 
TaxAssist Accountants is a growing firm of shop-based accountancy experts who deal with the accountancy needs of small businesses, sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, and self- employed individuals with a turnover of up to £2m. Its services include producing accounts, tax returns, payroll, VAT, bookkeeping and company formation.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support

Turtle Tots

Wiltshire Farm Foods
 
Established for over 25 years, Wiltshire Farm Foods is a highly successful franchising brand owned by apetito UK, a profitable and growing food manufacturer. Wiltshire Farm Foods is the UK’s leading home delivery food franchisor with a network of over 80 franchise partners, owning non-competing territories.
 
Finalist: Best Franchisee Marketing Support

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