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Our first Podcast featuring a Rosemary Bookkeeping Franchise Owner

We are thrilled to announce the first edition of our ServiceMaster Podcast, with episode 1 featuring our very own Rosemary Bookkeeping business owner, Grant Dye. Grant provides bookkeeping services to his clients within North Kent and the Isle of Sheppey and joined Rosemary Bookkeeping late 2019. Episode 1 is really useful for those of you […]

5 Questions to ask a Franchisor

The research process to buying a franchise is an important one. There are a minimum of 5 questions to ask a franchisor to help you in this process. These questions aren’t the typical questions relating to financials and what you get for your investment. These 5 questions are ones that could potentially help you to […]

Benefits of owning your own business

There are some great benefits to being a business owner and we are looking for enthusiastic, driven and determined business owners to own and operate Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise businesses across the country. In joining Rosemary Bookkeeping as a franchise business owner, you can enjoy the following benefits; Control your own destiny  You are the decision […]

Established bookkeeping business for sale in Chippenham

Established bookkeeping business for sale in Chippenham  A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a budding entrepreneur in Chippenham and surrounding areas, looking to set up their own bookkeeping business. Rosemary Bookkeeping Chippenham has been an established business for over 11years and provides bookkeeping and VAT returns to clients, from many sectors in and around the […]

What a client looks for in a bookkeeper

Bookkeeping is an essential part of business. Some business owners choose to do it themselves or keep it within the business, some choose to outsource their requirements entirely to a bookkeeper. So what do they look for and how can a Rosemary franchise be beneficial? Organised and methodical  Don’t worry – we got you! All […]

From beginner, to business owner

Did you know that you do not need any prior experience, or qualifications in bookkeeping or accounts to become a Rosemary Bookkeeping business owner? Whilst they are nice to have, they are not essential prerequisites to join our franchise opportunity. In fact, many of our franchise partners have come from a range of backgrounds, not […]

What makes a great Rosemary Bookkeeping business owner?

We have a great network of Rosemary Bookkeeping business owners all intent on building great businesses and delivering great bookkeeping services to their customers. But what characteristics do we look for in a Rosemary Bookkeeping owner? Driven – to succeed Confident – to win business Personable – to keep business The above key attributes are […]

Exclusive interview with ServiceMaster MD by Elite Franchise

Alan Lewin, ServiceMaster UK Managing Director of 15 years speaks exclusively with Elite Franchise Magazine on the journey and future of ServiceMaster Brands in the United Kingdom. Read in more detail about our MD Alan Lewin, our brands, opportunities, challenges, successes and innovations. This is the first interview of its kind for ServiceMaster Brands UK […]

Resale or New Territory?

The Rosemary franchise network is well established after being incorporated in 2002. That said, resale opportunities are generally few and far between because once you’re in, you don’t want to come out. Rosemary poses as a fantastic, flexible and scalable franchise opportunity. It’s well loved amongst those with young children, family and other lifestyle commitments […]

Why a Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise is a popular choice

Keep reading if you have ever wanted to go in to business but have been put off by the following: You don’t have the qualifications or experience Marketing and HR scare you Initial investments seem too high You don’t know where to start Worried how you’ll stand out in the crowd Don’t let your fears […]

New Franchise Partner in Bristol

A new bookkeeping business has just been opened by Sri Lankan born, Nilusha Thayanthurage and she looks forward to helping businesses to get back on their feet in the coming months by helping them with their bookkeeping requirements. “I was looking for more of a challenge in my career and after doing a lot of […]

Real Franchise Story – Grant Dye

We’re grateful to Grant Dye of Rosemary Bookkeeping North Kent & Isle of Sheppey for taking time out of his busy schedule to chat with Tim, at our franchise support centre about why he joined Rosemary Bookkeeping. They chat about: Why should an individual join our franchise Business ownership after redundancy Thinking about the future […]

Rosemary Bookkeeping ranked in TOP 100 franchises by Franchise Direct

#90! We are proud to announce that Rosemary Bookkeeping are shortlisted in the Franchise Direct Top 100 Franchises for 2021.  This is no mean feat and being shortlisted to position no#90 is a real achievement from the hundred’s of franchise operations in the UK. The awards take many things in to consideration including it’s size, […]

Existing Rosemary Bookkeeping business owner tells us about her business

Goska Dabrowski is the proud owner of Rosemary Bookkeeping Bournemouth and joined the franchise almost 5 years ago. We asked Goska the following questions that could prove helpful to someone looking to join the Rosemary Bookkeeping network, read on for Goska’s answers: What made you choose to own your own business?  “I needed more flexibility!” […]

Places to research your next franchise opportunity

It is essential that you find out further information before choosing a franchise opportunity, but where do you look? There are many places to look when doing your research. It’s important to leave no stone unturned when researching a franchise opportunity as you need to be 100% certain it is the right one. Here are […]

New Franchise Partner in Stratford

We are pleased to announce the latest addition to the Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise network, Mohammad Hossain has started his own business in the Stratford area and he looks forward to helping businesses to get back on their feet in the coming months through help with their bookkeeping requirements. “I decided on a Rosemary Bookkeeping business […]

Redundancy = Opportunity

We have recently worked with the Chantry Group on a redundancy feature. Grant Dye of Rosemary Bookkeeping North Kent tells us why he chose to join Rosemary Bookkeeping following taking voluntary redundancy. You can watch the video as featured by the Chantry Group here. If you have recently been made redundant, or are facing the […]

Research before starting your business

There are so many things to consider before starting a business. But first, you need to research a few different things to ensure that this is the right choice for you and it has an opportunity to succeed. Lifestyle  This is a big one. Most franchise agreements are for a duration of 5 years. This […]

Recipe for Success

Joining a franchise with Rosemary Bookkeeping will give you the brand, tools and support to build a great business, but to have the total recipe for success you will need ambition, drive and passion. Brand We’ve built the brand up almost 20 years in the UK, with strong ties to professionalism, honesty and integrity, customers […]

No time for bookkeeping?

As the government have released a road map in an attempt to exit out from the restrictions put in place to protect us throughout the pandemic, more and more businesses will be looking to open their doors safely. Hospitality Leisure Beauty Retail & more As such, reopening their doors will be a time consuming exercise, […]

New Tax Year – New Start

As the new tax year is almost upon us on 6th April, could it be time for a new start?  This could be for joining our franchise, or for using the services that our franchise offers. Many of us mark the new year as a point for new beginnings, but those in business choose the […]

What can I earn with a Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise?

This is a question we get asked quite often. You’ll get out of your business, what you put in to it!  Your earnings in the franchise are dependent on what you you put in to it, as we do not guarantee your earnings at any point in the franchise. We do however provide you with […]

What our Brand Leader looks for in a Franchise Partner

In order to maintain brand integrity, we carefully select the franchise partners who are to join our brand by inviting prospective business owners to an interview with our Rosemary Bookkeeping Brand Leader, Nina Ostasz. We asked Nina, 5 questions to help prospective business owners qualify themselves to join:  Q. Describe the characteristics of the most […]

2020 has proved the future is Franchising

Nothing proves that the future is bright for franchising more than the fact that 2020 was our biggest year for both enquiries and franchise partners joining our brands. 2020 was by far one of the most unexpected and challenging years for everyone. The extent of the effects of Covid-19 could not have been predicted, nor […]

Local support for your new business

If you’re considering starting your own business, but have concerns around the wider support available outside of the franchise, this blog is for you. Your local government can provide specialist help in many areas of business including finance, growth, recruitment, technology, tax and more. By the government supporting you in your new venture with funding, […]

Existing Rosemary Bookkeeping Business for sale in Northampton

Established bookkeeping business for sale in Northampton   A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a budding entrepreneur in the Northampton and surrounding areas looking to set up their own bookkeeping business. Rosemary Bookkeeping Northampton has been an established business for nearly 5 years and provides bookkeeping and VAT returns to clients, from many sectors in […]

Age is nothing but a number

According to the last undertaken British Franchise Association survey in 2018, almost 20% of franchise units are owned by individuals under the age of 30. This statistic goes to show that that age doesn’t stop entrepreneurs from achieving their dreams. This can be put down to more individuals looking to business ownership rather than employment […]

Timescales to buy

Buying a franchise isn’t like buying a loaf of bread. It’s not just a decision for there and then, it is one for not only now, but also the future. It will therefore be no surprise to you that we have had business owners join our franchise in a timescale as short as one month […]

2021 – What does it mean for Rosemary Bookkeeping?

If you are thinking about joining our brand this year, but have concerns over the current situation and the affect that it may have, this blog is for you. In 2020, the Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise became stronger as it adapted to the ‘new normal’ and as such, pushed the business model to new heights. All businesses […]

Rosemary Bookkeeping – 2020 in review

Back in 2019 when we were evaluating our brand and making decisions for 2020, we could never have predicted what was in store for our franchise in 2020. That said, our brand has developed, our franchise owners have built resilient businesses that have stood the difficult trading conditions that the pandemic has brought upon the […]