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ChipsAway Celebrates at Annual Conference and Awards Dinner

13th October 2017

Over 200 delegates congregated at 5* resort – The Celtic Manor, for ChipsAway’s annual conference and awards dinner over the weekend, celebrating 23 years as the UK’s leading minor car body paintwork repair brand. ChipsAway CEO, Tim Harris, kicked off the event - addressing the crowd and highlighting the Franchisor’s...
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Peter Molloy Appointed Metro Rod Managing Director

5th October 2017

  Franchise Brands plc is pleased to announce the promotion of Peter Molloy to Managing Director of recently acquired Metro Rod, a leading provider of drainage and plumbing services. Peter has a substantial knowledge of the business having been Commercial Director of Metro Rod since 2003, and has really hit the ground...
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Ovenclean Launch Brand New Consumer Website

13th July 2017

Ovenclean, the UK’s original oven cleaning service, are thrilled to announce the launch of their brand-new responsive and fully optimised website (www.ovenclean.com). Ovenclean’s new website design will bring the brand into 2017 with a fresh, modern and user-friendly interface. The design of the site has been carefully co...
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ChipsAway Launches New Website

25th May 2017

After lots of hard work and anticipation, ChipsAway, the UK’s leading minor car body repair specialists, are thrilled to announce the launch of their brand-new responsive and fully optimised website (www.chipsaway.co.uk). The new website features a slick new bespoke design to bring the brand into 2017 with a fresh, modern a...
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Franchise Brands Announces Aquisition of Metro Rod Limited for £28 million

23rd March 2017

£28 million acquisition of Metro Rod Limited (“Acquisition”) A transformational step in Franchise Brands’ buy and build strategy Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand international franchisor, today announces its proposed Acquisition of Metro Rod Limited, a leading provider of drain clearance and maintenance services...
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Barking Mad Named National Amazon Growing Business Award Winners!

7th December 2016

It’s been an amazing year for Barking Mad, and we’re delighted to this week claim another national business accolade, at this leading ceremony in central London. The judges appointed by RealBusiness said, “The Barking Mad team have demonstrated stand out passion and enthusiasm for the marketplace they have all but crea...
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ChipsAway celebrate their most successful year yet at annual conference!

10th November 2016

The ChipsAway annual conference took place at Birmingham Resorts World this year, where ChipsAway specialists from all over the UK congregated to celebrate ChipsAway’s most successful year to date! CEO of ChipsAway and ChipsAway’s parent company Franchise Brands, Tim Harris, kicked off the day’s presentations, focusing...
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Franchise Brands plc Acquires Barking Mad Limited

1st November 2016

1 November, 2016 Franchise Brands plc Acquires Barking Mad Limited First acquisition since IPO, in line with strategy to acquire established franchise businesses that will benefit from Franchise Brands’ central services Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand international franchisor, today announces its acquisition of Ba...
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Stephen Hemsley Comments on the Early Success of Franchise Brands plc’s Flotation

29th September 2016

It’s no wonder Stephen Hemsley, Executive Chairman of Franchise Brands plc, is thrilled with the company’s recent flotation, with the share price rising strongly since the IPO in early August. “It’s exactly what we were hoping for. We priced the issue realistically to hope for a bounce in the after-market. The placing w...
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Record Consumer Leads for ChipsAway as Demand Continues to Grow

27th September 2016

ChipsAway, the UK’s original and market leading automotive franchise, is delighted to announce that demand for our services reached an all-time high in August, with a staggering 25,900 consumer leads being sent from Head Office out to the network! ChipsAway is owned by Franchise Brands plc who were listed on AIM on the...
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