Minster Cleaning is delighted to have won bronze place as Franchisor of the Year 2021 at the annual HSBC/bfa awards ceremony held on Tuesday 30th November.
Mike Parker, Managing Director, comments: “This is a huge industry award to win and it recognises the immense team effort across the whole of the business to be the recognised by HSBC and the British Franchise Association as the number 3 top Franchise in the UK. May I thank everyone in the whole Minster Cleaning team, across the UK and in the Network Support Centre for their hard work, particularly over the last 20 months or so when life has been pretty tough. We all have stuck at it. We have encouraged each other to grow again and push that little bit harder to fly higher. A superb effort.”
Minster Cleaning began in 1982 and has been a full member of the bfa since 1992. The company has branches across the UK and employs more than 5,000 people. Half of Minster’s franchisees have built up businesses with sales of more than £1million and the top branches have each achieved annual turnover of over £2million.
Training and support have always been crucial to the success of Minster Cleaning franchisees. Minster Cleaning has invested heavily in improvements to internal training programmes and enhanced operational platforms to increase efficiencies and improve standards.
Franchisees benefit from a highly effective marketing strategy, and ongoing support covers operational management, administration, accounting and IT, as well as professional advice in the complex fields of employment law and health and safety.
The Minster Cleaning network has recovered well from the Covid-19 pandemic and turnover is now well in excess of £40million!