UK appliance repair firm wins backing from British Franchise Association
August 24, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News0800 Repair, one of the UK's largest professional appliance repair companies, has been given the seal of approval by the franchise industry's governing body.
The Chester-le-Street-based firm, which specialises in carrying out repairs on a wide range of domestic appliances from washing machine repairs to Dishwasher repair, has had its business model endorsed by the British Franchise Association (BFA). Becoming an associate of the BFA is confirmation that 0800 Repair has developed a viable and ethical business proposition that works as a franchise operation.
The company currently has a growing number of franchise operations in the UK offering appliance repair, replacement services and warranty products, to tens of thousands of customers each year. 0800 Repair sees its main role as helping to steer, advise, support and motivate its franchisees, values that the BFA has recognised and applauded.
Paul Feek, managing director of 0800 Repair, said all the staff and existing franchisees are delighted to have been given the seal of approval by the BFA.
He said: "Winning approval for our franchise operation from the BFA is a major achievement and something that everyone at 0800 Repair can be rightly proud of.
"We have all worked extremely hard on shaping our franchise offering to make sure it represents a viable business opportunity, is easily workable and will form a solid base for helping to grow the 0800 Repair brand.
"Receiving independent confirmation that we have developed a strong, reputable and ethical business offering is reward for that hard work, and lets customers and potential franchisees know that we are a solid and trustworthy business.
Mr Feek said winning BFA approval has made 0800 Repair even more determined to expand its franchising arm. It is now looking for applications from individuals who have the determination and drive to start their own franchise, and share in the success of 0800 repair.
About 0800 repair:
www.0800repair.com is one of the largest professional appliance repair companies in the UK, with teams of qualified engineers located across Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. The business is owned by Pacifica Group Limited, which was established in 2003 and is now one of Europe's leading suppliers to the domestic appliance industry.