Entries by Tom Page

Merry Maids LIVE Q&A!

Do you have questions about franchising? We have the event for you. At 4 PM on 29th May 2024, Merry Maids UK is hosting a Q&A session LIVE on YouTube to answer all your questions about franchising and our brand. Hosted by ServiceMaster Brands UK Franchise Recruitment Manager Matt Fowler, the session is your opportunity […]

Over 30 ServiceMaster Clean and Merry Maids Business Owners and staff recognised for business excellence

Franchisees and staff from ServiceMaster Clean and Merry Maids were recognised for a range of awards at the recent ServiceMaster Spring Forward event. ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services and Merry Maids businesses from across the UK recently rallied in Coventry for our Spring Forward event. The day was packed with informative sessions from Team Academy on […]

Merry Maids UK seeks to recruit six ambitious domestic cleaning franchise business partners by the end of 2024

Looking for your next business opportunity? You just found your people. With over 30 years of franchising experience across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, Merry Maids UK is springing into 2024 with ambitious goals to help driven entrepreneurs expand their portfolio with a proven franchise opportunity. Who is Merry Maids UK? ServiceMaster, a prestigious […]

Merry Maids Springs Forward Into 2024!

 Merry Maids and ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services franchisees SMASHED into 2024 at this year’s ServiceMaster Spring Forward event. Over 120 franchise business owners from ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services and Merry Maids businesses across the UK rallied in Coventry this month for our Spring Forward event. The day was packed with informative sessions from Team Academy […]

Merry Maids UK becomes official partner in aid of Alzheimer’s Society

Merry Maids have become official partners of Alzheimer’s Society. We are thrilled to announce that Merry Maids has become an official charity partner in support of Alzheimer’s Society as of 2024. This blog post has all the details. What does the partnership mean? We have named Alzheimer’s Society as our charity of the year. And […]

Merry Maids of Croydon Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Celebrating 20 years of Merry Maids of Croydon. The end of 2023 marked 20 years in business for Merry Maids of Croydon. Business Owner Debbie Walker, who was recently a finalist in the BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards, started her business in 2003 after a successful career working in corporate roles. With a background in […]

Merry Maids Relaunches in Northampton under brand new ownership

(Re)introducing Merry Maids Northampton, bringing brand new and improved cleaning to Northampton and the surrounding areas like never before. Merry Maids Northampton has reopened this week under the management of franchisor ServiceMaster Ltd. We spoke to Office Manager Becky Gardner about the changes and plans for the new and improved Merry Maids Northampton. Northampton, a […]

Merry Maids Croydon attends BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards

Merry Maids of Croydon’s Debbie Walker achieved finalist status in the BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards. The results are in for the prestigious BFA HSBC Great British Franchise Awards, held by the British Franchise Association at the end of their annual conference to recognise the best of British franchising, and were attended by some of our […]

How to write an effective and reliable business plan

The essentials of writing a great business plan. So, you’re ready to write your business plan. First of all, congratulations on deciding to go into business! The business plan is one of the first (and most important) documents to complete when starting a business. Making it a good one is vital for many reasons. Whether […]

New Merry Maids business launches in Bedford under industry pro

After years of working in care, a Bedford-based businesswoman is expanding upon her long career in care by opening a home cleaning franchise with Merry Maids UK.  Mercy Ikeji, who lives and works in Bedfordshire, has recently made great strides towards self-actualisation as a small business owner with the support of the nationwide Merry Maids […]

The first steps to buying a franchise

Turn the corner using a proven franchise business model.  A franchise is the perfect route if you want to be in business for yourself but not by yourself. They offer the benefit of an established brand, a proven business model and support in the areas where you need it. There are almost 48,000 franchise businesses […]

Father’s Day: Spotlighting Merry Maids Sutton Coldfield

We sat down with Merry Maids Sutton Coldfield for Father’s Day. In honour of Father’s Day – we’re spotlighting the father/daughter business Merry Maids Sutton Coldfield – co-owned by Helen Bielby and Becky Hewitt – but has been in Helen’s family for many years. Helen’s father still works within the business and so the pair still enjoy […]

Merry Maids Bromley donate Easter eggs to Dandelion Time

Spreading Easter cheer and chocolate. Over Easter, Richard Wall and his team at Merry Maids Bromley and Orpington partnered with Reed Employment to donate chocolate eggs to Dandelion Time. Richard, who has previously engaged in other charity work, such as running the Cambridge Half Marathon to raise money for Dementia Friends, says he and his business are always looking for ways to […]