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Matt Ewer is only 36 and is already on his second successful franchise business. When he was looking for a new challenge, he chose ActionCOACH to help him exit his Premier Sport franchise and, at the same time, ensure the ActionCOACH franchise was exactly what he was looking for. “In 2008, I joined the family more »

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Laurence Duncan has gone from renewable energy to energising business owners. Immediately prior to purchasing his ActionCOACH franchise, Laurence Duncan spent a decade specialising in the renewable energy sector. “I began to realise I was living by other people’s agendas. I wanted to take control of the direction my life was going, not be at more »

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What did you do before buying your franchise? I worked in HR roles for 13 years at global brands. How have you found the past year? Whilst setting up my business was hard work, I can’t imagine what it would have been like to do it on my own… Being part of ActionCOACH gives you more »

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Stuart Wright was drawn to business ownership from an early age. He started his first business at the age of 21 with just £26, selling his basket of sandwiches around local offices in Harrogate. Six years later his business had grown to £1.5 million turnover and 40 staff and, by most people’s standards, Stuart was more »

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Redundancy provided the investment for a future with ActionCOACH for Helen Pethybridge Helen Pethybridge had worked in senior HR director roles for 13 years at global brands before redundancy allowed her to take time to consider her future. “It was clear that changes were coming at PepsiCo and I wanted a change but I didn’t more »

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Estuary Logistics is a global supplier of logistics and freight forwarding. Based in Essex, the company was started by James Circus and handles high-volume, time-sensitive shipments, collecting from anywhere in the world via any means of transport. “In summer 2012, the business was a year old and we’d achieved £2 million turnover but less than more »

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Chris Spratling and his wife Rachel met through work and have been married for 20 years. Working together wasn’t easy back then so what made Rachel give up a £100,000 a year job to start working with her husband again? Chris starts the story, “Over the last six years I ran a consultancy business working more »

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Jeff Shrimpton admits to having the realisation that he stopped working for other people and began to work for a lunatic – himself – when he chose to start his own business after 15 years of frustration in the nightclub management business. “I decided to set up a business with my wife, Lucy. Soon, our more »

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Looking for a reason to get out of bed in the morning, Sanjiv took Action. Sanjiv Dodhia lives in Surrey with his wife and three children, but had spent much of the last 15 years working away from home in varying roles with Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing more »

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Kevin tells us about his driving purpose that has kept him motivated over the last decade. Why ActionCOACH? Kevin was used to advising companies; a chartered accountant, with lots of experience in regional practice and industry, he’d had been working as a self-employed freelance Finance Director for 15 years but, in 2006, he was ready for more »

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After recently returning to the UK, Tim’s career with the police had to be curtailed due to a serious knee injury. However, both Tim and Juliet wanted to stay involved in society in a way which was helpful and allowed people to enjoy a better quality of life, so they chose to invest in an more »

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After returning from two years of backpacking around Australasia, Tanya and her husband Scott, decided to start their own upholstery business, Hill Upholstery. Tanya’s background was fashion design where she trained and worked as a children’s wear designer for Tammy Girl. Scott had worked for one business for 35 years, but this had ceased trading more »

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John Cottrell became an ActionCOACH franchise partner in December 2007 having spent over 7 years working all over the world for hba consulting and training teams to improve productivity in their businesses. John has many stories since he joined the world’s no. 1 business coaching firm but he has 3 main reasons why he chose more »

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Alan Smith had spent 18 years in the corporate world but decided he wanted to do something for himself. He attended a NatWest Franchise Seminar in Birmingham in October 2013 and it sparked his interest. Alan has been running his own ActionCOACH franchise in Edinburgh since April 2014. Alan had a positive experience with the more »

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Paul Whitfield, owner of ActionCOACH Blackburn, has been helping local businesses in the area achieve success. Simon Dresdner is one of Paul’s clients. Paul has helped Simon’s business, Merco, double his business’ turnover in just 6 months. Paul has been coaching businesses since 2011 and enjoys the rewarding nature of the job. “In 2014, our more »

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It’s been just over a year since I invested in the business and already I’m well ahead of my initial target of 12 clients in 12 months, in fact I just signed up my 16th client today, so technically I’m 33 per cent ahead of my expectations!

Ellis Bardsley  read more

It was a small company called Academia Ltd, which was turning over £3.5m. The company is now in the Sunday Times Top 100 fastest growing tech companies with a turnover of £44m.

Rob Pickering  read more

Within the first few months I had half a dozen clients, and by the end of the first year I’d more than exceeded my expectations with income.

Mandy Hildred  read more

I would definitely buy an ActionCOACH franchise again. I’m getting the work-life balance I was looking for at the beginning and I have much more time to spend with my children.

Lucy Cameron  read more

Since the beginning of 2009, Shweta has worked with, and improved, the operations of more than 300 businesses in the London area.

Shweta Jhajharia  read more

I knew it would take me a long time to build the level of intellectual property that ActionCOACH offered and their longevity and business culture really appealed to me.

Nigel Jew  read more

After the realisation that his previous managerial roles lacked the tempo he desired, Simon looked to ActionCOACH for a new route to success.

Simon Buck  read more

I have always been a keen sportsman and had been involved in growing and developing a number of small businesses, so the concept and value of having a business coach really resonated with me.

Stephen Unwin  read more

ActionCOACH seemed like the perfect next step for me because coaching and training staff in business management had been a prerequisite in my role as CEO.

Rob Carter  read more

For anyone that is thinking of being a business coach and has those qualities, then I’d definitely recommend it. And I would certainly recommend joining ActionCOACH.

Vanda Hollinshead-Rowell  read more

Finding ActionCOACH has been one of the most rewarding, challenging and exciting decisions I’ve made. I’m realising my dream.

Marco Soares  read more

It’s run by a great team in the UK who are fun to work with and always looking for ways to ensure the best chance of success.

Andy Hemming  read more

If you want to grow as a person, help others and have a great life, then give ActionCOACH a call.

Andrew Kureishy  read more

I’m free, fulfilled and financially secure – not many people can say that.

Roger Pemberton  read more

I could see from the outset that ActionCOACH had an energetic, vibrant and inclusive culture with great support systems. During my due diligence and meeting
existing ActionCOACH franchisees.

Shweta Jhajharia  read more