Entries by Emma Nicholson

TruGreen North East joins the network!

A Longframlington businessman has made a switch from working in procurement in the housing sector to professional lawn care as he launches his own franchise business to serve customers across the North East.  Andrew Jack has undergone significant training with international franchise TruGreen Professional LawnCare, which is a franchise of one of the UK’s leading […]

TruGreen named in top 100 franchises in the UK

TruGreen Professional LawnCare, one of the UK’s leading lawn care franchises, has been named in the top 100 franchises in the UK, according to a guide by Elite Franchise. The Elite Franchise 100 recognises the sector’s brightest businesses and ranks them according to a broad range of criteria from their financial performance and heritage in […]

TruGreen to exhibit at The National Franchise Exhibition

TruGreen Professional LawnCare, one of the UK’s leading domestic cleaning franchises is to exhibit at The National Franchise Exhibition in Birmingham, this autumn. The exhibition takes place on 13th and 14th October at the NEC in Birmingham and is one of the largest franchise exhibitions of the year, with over 100 franchisors on display and […]

TruGreen reports 15% growth

TruGreen Professional LawnCare, one of the UK’s leading domestic lawn care providers has reported 15% growth for the year ending December 2016, which is on top of the 27% growth the business achieved in 2015. The franchise business has posted a record 29 months of consecutive growth, with local revenues up by up to 85% […]

TruGreen awarded full bfa membership

TruGreen Professional LawnCare, which is part of the world’s largest lawn care company, has been awarded full membership of the British Franchise Association (bfa) after completing the association’s accreditation process. Established in the UK in 2005, TruGreen is a franchise of ServiceMaster, which is one of the UK’s largest multi-brand franchisors. The brand currently operates […]

Swapping suits for stripes in Downlands

A businessman with over 30 years’ experience of managing multi-million pound, customer-facing companies has ditched the pinstripe suit for lawn stripes and an outdoor lifestyle as he launches his new lawn care franchise in the Downlands area. Jonathan Bell, 53, is the owner and operator of TruGreen Professional LawnCare Downlands and will provide bespoke lawn […]

Milton Keynes franchisee claims excellence award

An already award-winning business woman in Milton Keynes has claimed the ‘Award of Excellence’ from within the franchise network in which she operates in. The annual award is presented to the franchise owner who exemplifies the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of their business. Karen Burdett, the owner and operator of TruGreen Milton Keynes […]

TruGreen franchisee shortlisted for national business award

A former mortgage advisor who swapped loans for lawn care less than 18 months ago has been shortlisted for a national business award thanks to his record-breaking performance. Mike Lethbridge owns and operates the Newbury & Basingstoke franchise of professional lawn care company TruGreen from his home in Kingsclere. He’s one of just three people […]

125th customer for Teesside lawn care franchise

A Teesside lawn care company has reported serving its 125th customer, having launched as TruGreen Professional LawnCare Teesside in early May 2016. Martin and Kay Rogers, both of Teesside, chose to purchase the license to operate as a TruGreen franchise to help grow their existing lawn care business. Martin underwent extensive training under the tutelage […]

Edinburgh resident launches first Scottish TruGreen franchise

Local Edinburgh resident, David Inglis, 34, has launched his own business and the first Scottish, TruGreen Professional LawnCare franchise, as the gardening season moves into full swing. David, who previously held a career in training and development with HSBC, invested in the franchise, which is part of the world’s largest lawn care business, after developing […]

April 2015: Financial Services Executive swaps tie for overalls as lawn care franchise is launched

As we enter the busiest season for lawn care, gardening and DIY, Stebbing-resident and former Financial Services Executive, Martyn Horton has launched his own business after buying into the professional lawn care franchise, TruGreen. Part of the world’s largest lawn care business, TruGreen UK operates across the country, helping customers create beautiful lawns by using […]

March 2015: ServiceMaster finalists for two Franchise Marketing Awards

ServiceMaster’s marketing team has been recognised as a finalist for no less than two Franchise Marketing Awards. The team entered the categories Best Online Marketing Campaignand Best Overall Marketing Campaign in the tenth year of the awards. Head of Marketing at ServiceMaster, Hannah Banfield said: “We are so pleased to be recognised as finalists in […]

February 2015: Kingsclere resident launches professional lawn care business

With the key growing season fast approaching, Kingsclere resident, Mike Lethbridge has launched a professional lawn service business after investing in a leading lawn care franchise. With a distinguished career spanning 25 years in IT and financial services, Mike chose to take a change of direction and invest in TruGreen Professional LawnCare, which is part […]

December 2014: Former Grenadier Guardsman launches new franchise in Cumbria

TruGreen, the world’s largest lawn care company, has expanded its operation into the Cumbria/Lancashire region, after selling a franchise license to lawn care professional and former Grenadier Guardsman, Ian Goodman. Originally from the North West, Ian held a career in security and management spanning 23 years and prior to that, served for 11 years as […]

December 2014: TruGreen launches first Northern Ireland franchise

A professional lawn care business has been launched by two brothers from Derry/Londonderry, after they purchased the first Northern Ireland franchise from the world’s largest lawn care company, TruGreen. With a family history of farming dating back to the 17th century and experience in both green keeping and agriculture, Alan and Trevor Lynch are perfectly suited […]