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Are You Ready For Something More?

January 2, 2020

The secret to escaping your job and running your own successful business, is choosing a franchise that:

  • Has a tried and tested business model
  • Guarantees you a minimum of £80,000-worth of leads* in your first year
  • Puts you in touch with existing franchisees so you can find out what it’s really like
  • Gives you all the support and training you need to launch your successful business
  • Is an established brand – recognised by 11 times as many customers as the nearest car repair competitor – according to a recent YouGov survey.

The ChipsAway franchise is all of the above and more.

Keep reading to understand how you can create a better lifestyle for you and your family without the uncertainty that often comes with starting a business.

Are you ready for something more?

Imagine if you could leave the frustrations of your current job or business behind and, in a very short space of time, be totally in control of your own life. You’re not stuck behind a desk – you’re out on the road, meeting people and providing a great service for them.

You’re free to choose how much work you take on, and when you do that work. And it’s easier for you to make time for the most important people in your life. Whether you need to fit work around your children or other family members, or you just want a more flexible lifestyle, you can have it all with the ChipsAway franchise.

Who Are ChipsAway?

Established for 25 years, our market-leading car repair franchise makes it simple and straightforward for you to start your own business. You don’t need any car body repair experience, because you’ll receive four weeks of expert, hands-on car repair training at our bespoke facility – accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) – before you start work.

How much will you need to invest to get started?

Your ChipsAway franchise will cost £29,995 +VAT, but with our various pricing options you’ll only need £15,000 +VAT to get started.

How do you know whether this franchise will work for you?

Everything is set up for you to succeed. Although you’ll be your own boss, you definitely won’t be going it alone. As well as the practical training, and a course in sales and marketing, you will benefit from national marketing campaigns such as TV, which last year alone generated over £57 million worth of customer enquiries to the ChipsAway network.

And, you get unlimited support from our head office, plus your own mentor – an experienced franchisee – who you can call whenever you need to.

What does success look like?

You choose how far you want to take your business. Some franchisees are happy to stick to one van and work alone. Others have several vans or have set up a car care centre and taken on staff. Keith McGowan has been with us since 2001 and has the biggest ChipsAway car care centre in the UK. Turning over more than £1million, he demonstrates what’s possible if you’re prepared to put in the work. 

Request a free info pack today to read his full story.

Go behind the scenes with a new ChipsAway franchisee

Andy Hobbs was frustrated in his sales job. He was working every weekend and every bank holiday, while his boss didn’t show any appreciation for his hard work. His children were growing up, and he didn’t want to just work, work, work. He wanted to have a life! He looked at a few different options, but the numbers didn’t stack up. He could see he’d have to work long hours to make a living – which wasn’t what he wanted. Then he discovered ChipsAway.

“What I like about it is the freedom it gives you. You’re under no pressure at all. You come out to people’s houses and people are generally very nice. It’s a better level of leads than I expected. On my first day I went out and did 5 quotes, booked 4 that day and booked the other one later. Right now I’m booked up with work for the next three weeks.”

“It’s a good lifestyle – I’m thoroughly enjoying it – and it’s a good company to work with. Although you’re on your own day to day, you do feel like you’re part of an important team. And the support you get is absolutely brilliant.”

Just 4 months in, Andy was already earning roughly the same as he did in his previous job – without the hassle of an ungrateful boss. And he was getting more quality time with his kids at weekends.

If you’d like to learn more, request your free info pack here.

*The average franchisee received over 1,000 enquiries via head office in 2018, which at our average repair value equates to over £80,000.


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