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New financial year, new start

It’s the start of a new financial year. Ready to make a change? It’s April, signalling the arrival of spring, Easter, and a new financial year. A time when businesses take time to take stock of their finances and plan for the year ahead. When making a big life change, there is a lot to […]

What our Franchisees Love about Owning a Rosemary Bookkeeping Business

Happy Valentine’s Day from Rosemary Bookkeeping! In keeping with the theme of the day, we’re sharing the love. We asked the franchise owners within our national network to share what it is that they love about franchising, and owning a Rosemary Bookkeeping business. Whether it’s being a part of an established network of friendly franchisees, […]

All There is to Love About Owning Rosemary Bookkeeping Franchise

As we head into February and closer to spring, here are all of the things to love about starting a Rosemary Bookkeeping business now. Spring is approaching, and whilst there is no bad time to purchase a Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise, this is an excellent time to start thinking about growing with a new business. As […]

New Year, New Start: The benefits of franchising

Ready to make a change this New Year? Why not join a leading UK franchise with Rosemary Bookkeeping? Happy New Year from all of us at Rosemary Bookkeeping. With 2022 here, many will be looking ahead and as a result, you make be thinking about making some changes in your life and career. If this […]

How to increase your chances of finance assistance

If you don’t have finance to start a business, it doesn’t mean it’s the end of your dream. You may be eligible for finance through major banks, franchise finance providers or even the UK Government start up loan scheme. So how do you increase the likelihood of them borrowing money to you? Know exactly what […]

How to make your franchise a success

So you are thinking about joining a franchise, but how do ensure that your investment in to the franchise pays off? This is important, particularly as it is estimated that as many as 90% new start ups fail. First and foremost, the benefit to joining a franchise is that you’re using an established brand, a […]

Sales skills you’ll need to have or gain

A Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise is a sales and marketing franchise. That means that you’ll need to conduct marketing to gain interest to your business and then convert it, using sales techniques to win business. Some of us are naturally blessed when it comes to sales. That’s because selling is often more successful when it’s done […]

Tips on how to run a business from home

Rosemary Bookkeeping is a great option for those who are interested in working from home. It is favoured because there is no commute in the busy traffic, there’s added flexibility by being at home and you can choose your work environment, rather than it being chosen for you. But how do you get the most […]

Retaining clients

Much of the Rosemary Bookkeeping model is based on not only attracting, but retaining clients. But why is it important to retain clients? That’s because the lifetime value of a client is greater in a Rosemary Bookkeeping business because of regular recurring income. It is very much a numbers game of attracting and servicing more […]

Rosemary Marketing Academy

Marketing is an essential business tool to help you to create, build and maintain a relationship with your customers. For that reason, marketing takes an important spot on our initial training academy and is also supported throughout your whole business journey with us. Marketing support has always been offered through our marketing team and via […]

Ranked one of the 23 most profitable businesses in 2021

Did you know that bookkeeping is listed as one of the most profitable businesses in 2021? According to NerdWallet that is the case! Ranked at position 18, bookkeeping and accounts represents a great business opportunity. But why? That’s because business owners pay for these services by the plenty, as to them, bookkeeping and accounts are […]

New Franchise Partner covering Shrewsbury & Telford

Sarah Connop from Shrewsbury brings bookkeeping services for small and mirco businesses to Shrewsbury & Telford. Sarah is ACMA qualified and has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of financial roles, working for small businesses and both FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies to help them understand their finances. After her long […]

What is a starter package?

If you have been research different franchise opportunities, you may hear the phrase ‘starter package’ quite regularly. A starter package is in effect, items that you will find beneficial when you start your business that are included either within the franchise fee or for a set additional fee. What might you expect? Products to undertake […]

Centralised support

Rosemary Bookkeeping are one of six brands owned by ServiceMaster. Being one of six brands as part of a world-renowned franchise is beneficial for many reasons and one being that we’re able to offer centralised support to all of our brands. But why is this a good thing? Greater learnings – Having the six brands, […]

Lower risk businesses

If you are new in to business, you’ll need to ensure that you’re not diving in feet first, rather dipping your toe in the water with the lowest risk opportunity possible. There are ways that you can ensure your business is at low risk of failure. Choose a sector where your services will be high […]

Low cost entry in to a money-making market

Did you know that a Rosemary Bookkeeping Franchise is a low cost entry in to owning your own business in a money-making market? No, well, here’s why! No office – You don’t need to buy or rent an office space to set up your business, so there’s no costs here No expensive products or equipment […]

Why franchises fail

Not the usual type of post you would expect to see, but some franchises do fail. Here’s some reasons why that may happen and how you can prevent it from happening to you; Unrealistic expectations  It’s possible that your expectations may not have been inline with the capabilities of the franchise. This for some makes […]

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 […]

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 […]