Tony’s Vision for the Future is Revive!

What can be the deciding factor when choosing a franchise? For some it might be the brand, industry sector or start-up cost – but for Tony Barker, new owner of Revive! Bedford, it was Revive!’s four company values of Integrity, Outstanding Customer Service, Technical Excellence and Unity that sealed the deal. Having spent over 30 […]

Revive! named in Elite Franchise’s Top 25 for fifth consecutive year

Revive! UK are delighted to have placed in Elite Franchise magazine’s Top 25 British franchises for the fifth consecutive year after placing 21st in the EF100. The EF100, established in 2017 in association with HSBC, is the definitive list of top franchising opportunities in the UK. It recognises the sector’s brightest businesses and ranks them […]

It’s a Family Affair

With  such complementary business skills, it made complete sense for father and son team Anthony and David Tinsley to join forces and become the new owners of Revive! Cardiff. But it wasn’t always that way. Dad Anthony started out as a professional musician and even played guitar in his own rock band, Raw Prawn before […]

I did it My Way

There comes a moment sometimes in life when you have to look at yourself in the mirror, take a big breath and say ‘can I make it on my own? Stand on my own two feet and go for it?’ That’s exactly the position  Justin Macal (50) , new owner of Revive! Southend-On-Sea found himself […]

Revive! ‘Perfect Fit’ for Seasoned Franchisee

Kyle Thorburn, new owner of Revive! Slough is no stranger to franchising.  He and his wife Joanne were top five franchisees in South Africa for a leading travel brand.   Originally the dynamic couple each had their own businesses. Kyle a company that sold, refurbished and serviced cooling towers while Joanne ran her travel franchise. When their three children came along, they decided it would be operationally easier for them to have a single focus. Kyle sold his business and went into partnership […]

Steve’s Seal of Approval

According to sales operations and business development specialist Steve Bartley, Revive!’s bespoke CRM system is better than any other system he has experienced Steve is the new owner of Revive! Farnham. He was introduced to the tablet driven CRM app designed in -house by Revive!’s own IT department during his training week at the franchisor’s […]

From Iraq to Wigan

After 14 years as a close protection officer in Iraq, when the COVID pandemic set in, it was time to take stock for Graham Szymanski, the new owner of Revive! Wigan. Isolated in a foreign country, far away from his wife and family and unable to get home, the penny ‘finally dropped’ for the 47-year-old […]

Work-life balance, being your own boss – why Jai and Reena chose Revive!

In choosing a career path, sometimes knowing what you don’t want to do helps guide the thought process. That was certainly the case for Jinesh Patel, the new owner of Revive! Gloucester who has set up the new business in partnership with his wife Reena. With a family background in retailing, after completing his business […]

Is franchising the solution to redundancy?

The end of the furlough scheme (currently scheduled for September this year) is expected to lead to another rise in redundancies, which is causing concern to many. According to a recent YouGov survey, most furloughed workers (57%) worry about the prospect of redundancy. Those aged 25 to 44 are most anxious about losing their job, […]

Mark engineers his own success with Revive! Northern Ireland

Motorists’ heads in Belfast are being turned by Mark Pronger’s Revive! branded Mitsubishi pick-up truck. For Mark getting the truck is part of his new life – in control of his own destiny and looking forward to building a business to be proud of. A mechanical engineer by trade, 33-year-old Mark worked all over the […]