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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 […]

An all-year-round opportunity

An all-year-round opportunity There are many great business opportunities out there and it’s important to consider whether you wish to operate to capacity all year round, or in seasons. Seasonal work is great for those who undertake more than one venture or prefer a little time off to regenerate. However, all year round is great […]

The importance of a CRM system

The importance of a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) Whether you store customer data on a spreadsheet or via business cards, both are disorganised and likely a breach in GDPR. If you are looking to get in to business, it’s a good idea to have thought about how you intend to store customer data to […]

Ranked in the Elite TOP 100 UK Franchises

The Elite Franchise Top 100 Franchises is all about celebrating successes in British franchising by ranking applicants from 1 to 100.  Despite the difficult trading conditions in the past year, we are proud to announce that the Rosemary Bookkeeping brand has ranked within the TOP 100 franchises in a solid position of #92! You can view […]

Prospect Franchise Certificate

As proud affiliate members of the British Franchise Association, we are pleased to share their Prospect Franchise Certificate, a free course designed to help you to feel fully prepared ahead of embarking on your new journey. The British Franchise Association (bfa) is the source of impartial information on all things franchising. It’s the self-regulatory body […]

Support when times are tough

Businesses have experienced two national lockdowns, local lockdowns and tier restrictions but fortunately for the businesses that are part of our franchise network, they have received support throughout. Support is one of the main reasons cited by business owners as to why they chose to join our franchise. It’s not just received from our team […]

Why having a brand is important

Having a brand is extremely important if you want to differentiate yourself from others, ensure consistency and build recognition. A brand isn’t just a logo, it’s the whole business image and everything that it stands for. The idea of a brand is for it to become desirable, that individuals want to be a part of […]

The importance of a great website

According to a source* 88% of consumers search for products and services online before looking via other avenues. As such, a website ensures that you don’t miss out on this captive audience. The basics Websites do not need to be state of the art to serve a purpose. They need to include information about the […]

What to expect in your franchisor interview

It’s a common misconception that buying a franchise is like buying a car. That providing you have the money and a driver’s licence, it’s yours. That is simply not the case with a franchise because it’s a commitment, typically over a minimum of five years to operate the business within the tramlines of the franchise […]

Are you facing redundancy?

Was your role one of the 695,000 that was made redundant post Covid-19? According to a piece written by the Guardian, redundancies rise at the fastest rate since 2009. This has meant that almost a half of those on furlough will not be returning to their previous job. Receiving notice of redundancy can be a […]

Is now the right time to start a business?

Like many others, you may find yourself questioning whether now is the right time to start a business. This is perfectly understandable given the current climate and the uncertainty in the air. What do the statistics say? Year to date, we have seen a 70% increase in enquiries from prospective business owners looking to join […]

New Rosemary Bookkeeping business is ‘virtually’ ready to go

Alan Trewhitt has secured the Warrington territory for his Rosemary Bookkeeping business and will begin helping business owners with their bookkeeping as early as next week. Having spent over thirty-four years in accounting roles working for other people, Alan decided in June of this year that he would like to work ‘for himself, but not by himself’ and […]

Start-up Loans

Could you be eligible for up to £25,000 Finance? So you have decided that a Rosemary Bookkeeping franchise is right for you, but have concerns around raising the funding. Did you know that the government offer a Start Up Loan Scheme? You could be eligible to receive funding from £500 to £25,000 to start up or build […]

Writing a business plan

Writing a business plan First of all, congratulations for deciding to go in to business. The business plan is one of the first documents that you should complete. Whether it is to apply for finance, attract a business partner or to give you a clear path to achieving your business dreams, ensure that your business […]

Meet the Marketing Manager

Meet the Rosemary Bookkeeping Marketing Manager Victoria Tayler is the Rosemary Bookkeeping Marketing Manager and has successfully taken care of this role since January 2017. Vicky has a wealth of experience in marketing, particularly as she successfully ran her own marketing consultancy business for several years. Now taking care of the commercial marketing for the […]

Meet the Brand Leader

Meet the Rosemary Bookkeeping Brand Manager Nina Ostasz is the new Brand Manager for Rosemary Bookkeeping. Nina joins us with a wealth of experience in working in operations and leadership roles. Having owned her own business, Nina knows a thing or two about how to run a successful business because of her knowledge in all […]

Financing your franchise

It’s a common misconception that you have to be cash rich to buy a franchise business. Entrepreneurs from all walks of life are able to buy a franchise through inheritance, redundancy, savings and of course, through finance. Getting your ‘house’ in order Obtaining finance is made easier if you have a good credit history and […]