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Grant Wilson - Driver Hire Aberdeen franchisee

Grant Wilson – Driver Hire Aberdeen

Over the past 25 years, Grant Wilson, franchisee at Driver Hire Aberdeen has become something of a superstar within the Driver Hire network.

Richard Bradshaw - Driver Hire Guildford Franchisee

Richard Bradshaw – Driver Hire Guildford

Richard Bradshaw joined the Driver Hire network as a franchisee when he bought our already established Guildford branch in October 2014. He’d previously worked in the hospitality industry in Florida.

John Griffiths - Driver Hire Taunton Franchisee

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.

Andrew Padgett - Driver Hire Ashford franchisee

Andrew Padgett – Driver Hire Ashford & Canterbury

Andrew Padgett joined Driver Hire as a franchisee in 1998. He’d previously worked in retail sales for a local electric company. Even though Andrew had never worked in recruitment he’d recognised that his skill set matched that of a Driver Hire franchisee.

Ed Pockney - Driver Hire Uxbridge franchisee

Ed Pockney – Uxbridge Franchise

Ed joined Driver Hire in November 2014 with a business background in derivatives and money-broking. Prior to buying his Driver Hire franchise he’d spent 28 years working in major financial centres around the world: London, New York and Tokyo.

Michael Connaughton - Former franchisee

Michael Connaughton – Former Stockport Franchise

Michael, together with his wife Nicol, purchased Driver Hire’s Stockport franchise as a resale in 2008. Just over eight years later they sold their franchise to realise their investment to start a new chapter in their lives.

Roy McLellan - Driver Hire Dundee Franchisee

Roy McLellan – Dundee & Perth Franchise

Buying his franchise provided Roy with the opportunity to move back to Scotland. Just as importantly, as Roy explains, “Over the past few years I’ve made a lot of money for the shareholders of the companies I’ve been in charge of. Now it’s my turn to be my own boss and make some money for myself.”

Manjit Singh - Driver Hire Enfield Franchisee

Manjit Singh – Enfield Franchise

A Q&A session with our very successful and longstanding Enfield franchisee Manjit Singh.

Sarah Matthews - Driver Hire Lincoln Franchisee

Sarah Matthews – Lincoln Franchise

Sarah Matthews has spent much of her life in the education sector and had relatively limited commercial experience prior to buying Driver Hire Lincoln. She did have family connections with the business though, and the self-belief and motivation to grow the business.