Dolly Char

Summary of Operation:
Local introductory domestic cleaning agency.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
Self-motivated, physically fit, do not wish to reinvent the wheel, have basic computing skills (ECDL), hold a full UK driving licence plus have your own vehicle, possess man management skills, have plenty of self-motivation and also a good professional and very clear telephone manner.

Training Provided:
Four days in total, but more if required franchisees get more. It is important that franchisees are conident in their ability to go away and operate their own Dolly Char business.

Training Location:
On location in franchisee’s own territory.

Support Services:
Regular phone contact, yearly meeting, local advertising ongoing, regular website tweaking to keep franchisees websites ahead of the opposition, initial stages three month initial daily/weekly targets, franchisor piloting new systems, Franchisor available seven days per week to help or assist, just taken on a new member of staff and part of his role is to support franchisees.

Year Established: 2001
Year of First Franchise: 2006
Number of Company Outlets: 1
Number of Franchised Outlets: 19
Franchises Planned: 125 in total through UK and Northern Ireland.
Areas of Priority Development: UK

Overseas Opportunities Exist: Guernsey.
Overseas Opportunities Planned:

Total Cost of Franchise: £7,995 + VAT
Initial Investment: £7995
Management Service Fees Payable: Yr 1 £150 per month; Yr 2 £210 per month; Yrs 3-5 £270 per month
Breakdown of Package: Dolly Char £7995 + VAT Franchise Package.
Financial Assistance Available: Through a third party (subject to status)

BFA Member: No
IFA Member: No

Year 1£25000/£33000£18,000 to £25,000
Year 2£50,000+£36,000 to £42,000 approx.
Year 3£70,000Not Known