Case studies of Driver Hire Franchisees.
Andrew Padgett – Ashford & Canterbury
Andrew has been with Driver Hire since 1998. One of our long serving franchisees he has no plans to retire before 2035. Here you can find out why he chose Driver Hire and his sound advice for others looking to take the franchise route into business.
Vance & Sue Parsons – Hereford & Worcester
This husband and wife team have really hit the road running after buying their territory in September 2013. Their early success has already won them a number of awards and they’re still keen to grow the business further.
Gee Bains – London South East
Gee chose to wait until a suitable territory became available in May 2010 before joining Driver Hire. He had become aware of Driver Hire through Enfield franchisee Manjit Singh, a personal friend.
Manjit Singh – Enfield
In the first couple of years Manjit’s new business prospered, thanks to his own drive and energy, and the support and business opportunities provided by Driver Hire.
Michael Connaughton – Former Stockport Franchisee
Michael, together with his wife Nicol, purchased Driver Hire’s Stockport franchise as a re-sale in 2008.
John and Alison Griffiths – Taunton
John Griffiths with his wife Alison bought a Driver Hire greenfield site in Taunton in March 2007. Since then they’ve been working hard and steadily growing their recruitment franchise in to a very successful and profitable business.
Ed Pockney – Uxbridge
Ed joined Driver Hire in November 2014. With a business background in derivatives and money-broking, prior to Driver Hire he’d spent 28 years working in major financial centres around the world: London, New York and Tokyo.
George Griffiths – Bury St Edmunds & Ipswich
George, who is originally from New Zealand, is a qualified Accountant and spent many years working for a number of motor dealerships. Redundancy provided George with the motivation to work for himself.
Roy McLellan – Dundee & Perth
Roy McLellan came to Driver Hire in 2009 with an impressive track record in logistics, including a spell as Royal Mail’s Scotland & Northern Ireland Distribution Director.
Sarah Matthews – Lincoln
Sarah Matthews has spent much of her life in the education sector and had relatively limited commercial experience prior to buying Driver Hire Lincoln.