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Puddle Ducks achieve 5* franchisee satisfaction for record 9th year

Puddle Ducks achieve 5* franchisee satisfaction for record 9th year

Nationwide child and baby swim school franchise, Puddle Ducks, is delighted to have achieved glowing feedback from their franchisees, resulting in a 5* franchisee satisfaction rating.

They are one of only four franchisors to achieve a 5* rating for 9 consecutive years.

The survey, conducted by independent consultancy WorkBuzz, asked Puddle Ducks’ 33 franchisees across the UK, to review the support provided to them from their National Office team. Key themes reviewed were training and support, the system, culture and relationships, leadership, value and rewards, and general satisfaction.

Puddle Ducks were praised for the quality of their initial training and support, as well as the ongoing support provided to franchisees from the team at National Office.

Franchisees believed there was a strong peer support network, through which the network support one another and share best practice. There was a strong recognition that the Puddle Ducks brand helps franchisees to attract customers, differentiating them from competition within the sector.

The quality of leadership within the network was highlighted, with franchisees having faith in the longevity of their business success and being proud to be part of the Puddle Ducks brand.

Jo Stone, co-founder and managing director of Puddle Ducks commented: “We are thrilled to have achieved overwhelming feedback from our franchisees, resulting in a 5* franchisee satisfaction rating for the ninth successive year!

“Our team at national office work tirelessly to provide quality support and guidance to our network of franchisees. The past year has been difficult for the leisure sector, and we have been there to provide ongoing advice and updates about restrictions, as well as business support to keep our franchisees afloat when they were unable to teach lessons.

“It is wonderful to know this support has been recognised by our franchisees, who are happy to be part of our network and feel we are doing all we can to help them with their businesses.”

Steven Frost, CEO and Founder of WorkBuzz, said: “We are delighted to recognise Puddle Ducks with the 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction award for an incredible 9th consecutive year.”

“What makes this award unique is that it is based on confidential feedback from franchisees. Using a confidential online survey, we asked them about their franchise ownership experience.  Puddle Ducks was rated above the franchise industry average across all five of the key areas that we measure, including training, ongoing support and relationships. While there is no guarantee of success, franchisors like Puddle Ducks, which have been awarded 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction, are a great place to start.”

To find out more about Puddle Ducks and their franchise opportunity, including the continuous support provided to franchisees, please call 01477 410083 or visit https://www.puddleducks.com/franchising.

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