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The Future of Franchising – Report by Raconteur

In this, the second report by Raconteur on The Future of Franchising, we can read about corporate social responsibility within franchising as well as the potential costs involved when it comes to buying a franchise. An independent publication, the [...]
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Top 10 tips for a successful recruitment franchise

Top 10 tips for a successful recruitment franchise Be fully engaged in your business at all times. This is not a part-time or ‘lifestyle’ business.  Nor should it be combined with other business activities. Have an absolute passion [...]
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Driver Hire’s Q&A with the British Franchise Association

As 2017 bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year finalist, Graham Duckworth, Driver Hire’s Franchise Sales Director sat a Q&A with the bfa. As you can read below it discusses the systems Driver Hire has in place to gauge [...]
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Driver Hire Recuritment Franchise Employees

Driver Hire Case Studies

 

John and Alison Griffiths – Driver Hire Taunton

John Griffiths with his wife Alison bought a Driver Hire greenfield site in Taunton in March 2007. Since then they’ve been steadily growing their recruitment franchise into a very successful and profitable business. Their goal is to maximise their investment [...]
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Andrew Padgett – Driver Hire Ashford & Canterbury

Andrew Padgett joined Driver Hire as a franchisee in 1998. “Before deciding to buy a franchise I worked in retail sales for the local electric company,” says Andrew. “I got fed up with the politics of a large organisation and [...]
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Ed Pockney – Uxbridge Franchise

Ed joined Driver Hire in November 2014, read about his story here: My business background is in derivatives and money-broking. Prior to buying my Driver Hire franchise I’d spent 28 years working in major financial centres around the world: London, [...]
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Driver Hire News

 

Annual conference celebrates franchisees’ success

  Driver Hire’s 2018 annual conference was a perfect opportunity to mark the achievements of its top performing and long-standing franchisees. Leading the way was David Quinn, owner of Driver Hire’s Chelmsford office, crowned ‘Franchisee of the Year’. [...]
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Qualified Franchise Professional at Driver Hire

  Graham Duckworth, Driver Hire’s Franchise Sales Director is now a Qualified Franchise Professional (QFP). Graham, who has been Driver Hire’s Franchise Sales Director for over five years, is based at their Bradford head office. To achieve this [...]
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Driver Hire completes another record December

The Driver Hire franchised network has enjoyed another record-breaking Christmas. Strong demand nationwide for Driver Hire’s team of temporary workers provided work for more people than ever before and boosted turnover in December to £13.1m, 14% up on [...]
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Testimonials

  • “I’m delighted with the way things have gone so far. The support we get from Head Office is superb and we’ve especially benefitted from National Accounts. I’m confident that the future will bring even further growth and success for my business.” Gee Bains, London South East Commenced 2010      

  • Lee Dean, Driver Hire Warrington

    “This is a truly excellent company to be involved with. There is a real pride in the brand and I am extremely proud to be part of the Driver Hire Group.” Lee Dean, Warrington. Commenced 2015

  • “Buying a business is a daunting prospect but the help and support of a good franchisor is paramount, I can honestly say that I love being in this business. If you’re looking for variety and a constant challenge, this is the place to be.” Rowan Pritchard, Romford Commenced 2007      

  • “To be honest, I’d never really considered the franchise option but once I looked at  the Driver Hire model it changed my mind. Driver Hire is very professional, has first-rate business processes and franchisees enjoy great backing to ensure we are successful.” Roy McLellan, Dundee Commenced 2009      

  • Jamie Williamson Driver Hire Portsmouth

    “My quality of life has improved. I’m the one in control of my own destiny. I’m no longer reliant on the decisions of others and boardroom red tape. I’d absolutely buy a Driver Hire franchise again and wish I’d looked at it a few years ago.” Jamie Williamson, Portsmouth Commenced January 2012

  • “Being part of a network is great. I’ve learned a lot since joining Driver Hire, through the training provided and also from the other franchisees in the network.” Sarah Matthews, Lincoln Commenced 2009        

  • John Griffiths

    “Becoming a Driver Hire franchisee has absolutely changed our lives! I’ve gained all the benefits of being self-employed: the opportunity to run and grow our business, the freedom it can bring and the ability to make decisions for ourselves. It’s certainly given me things I wouldn’t have had if I’d stayed employed.” John Griffiths, Taunton […]

  • Andrew Padgett

    “I still love what I do, so the plan is to continue. Retiring is not on my horizon at the moment. I’d certainly buy a Driver Hire franchise again knowing what I know now. One of the things I’ve enjoyed the most is building a team of people I can rely on and trust.” Andrew […]

  • Driver Hire Uxbridge Franchisee Ed Pockney

    Whilst the financial side is key, I just enjoy running a Driver Hire franchise. We’ve taken people who were unemployed onto our books and found them full-time jobs. That’s an amazing feeling. I love hearing a client say to me: “He’s perfect for the job, can I keep him?” Ed Pockney, Uxbridge Commenced November 2014