Awarded Top UK Franchise
At Bright & Beautiful we have been recognised as a Top Franchise with a variety of awards over the last few years. Here are a few:
Finalists in the BFA 2018 Franchisor of The Year Awards, sponsored by HSBC
This recognition for the training and support team at Bright & Beautiful has helped kickstart the New Year in style. With 57 franchise owners providing Bright & Beautiful domestic housekeeping services reaching these prestigious business award finals in the world of franchising will give everyone in our business a sense of achievement.
Elite Franchise 100 Finalist
Competing with major brands such as McDonalds & Subway, we are delighted to have been named the highest ranking domestic housekeeping franchise in the inaugural Elite Franchise 100 – a league table that recognises and rates the 100 best and brightest franchises in the UK.
Bright & Beautiful comes in as the highest ranking domestic housekeeping franchise at number 38. This is a fantastic recognition of our business that has grown to more than 55 franchises nationwide, employing over 500 people, with a multi-million-pound turnover and delivering more than 10,000 home service cleans per month.
Best Business Women Awards 2016
We were thrilled to have been named winner of the Best Business and Best Franchisor categories in the prestigious 2016 Best Business Women Awards which are designed to recognise the achievement of women across a wide range of business categories in the UK. The judges were very generous, praising us as ‘an outstanding example of an excellent franchisor.
Forward Ladies Regional Awards 2016
We are honoured to have been named the winner of the SME Growth category in the 2016 Forward Ladies North West Women in Business Awards. Forward Ladies, founded in 1999, supports women in their professional lives and celebrates and champions the role of women in the workplace.
In 2016 Bright & Beautiful won the overall Top Franchise Award from www. Workingmums.co.uk
We were delighted to announce that we had won both the Overall Top Franchise Award and the Continuous Improvement Award in the Workingmums.co.uk Top Franchise Awards. These annual awards celebrate and publicly recognise franchisors who help women combine business success with raising a family. Bright & Beautiful was praised by the judges for being “a model for other franchise businesses” and “a franchise that would work for anyone from any background”.
In 2016 Rachel Ray (MD) won the “Outstanding Entrepreneur” in the Northern Power Women Awards
Rachel was named Outstanding Entrepreneur at the inaugural Northern Power Women Awards. The awards, hosted by BBC Newsround presenter Leah Boleto, aim to recognise, showcase and celebrate exceptional role models who are supporting gender equality across the Northern Powerhouse region. The awards took place at the Manchester Hilton Hotel on 3rd March 2016 where 51 people were shortlisted in nine categories that had been selected from 700 nominations
In 2015 our very first franchisee Faye McDonough was recognised by the BFA as one of the Top Female Franchisees in the UK
Faye McDonough was a finalist in the Female Franchisee category of the prestigious 2015 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards. Faye received her award at a dinner hosted by the BBC’s business correspondent Steph McGovern in recognition of her success in running her business and helping other women, both locally and in developing countries.
In 2014 Rachel was recognised as a finalist by the British Franchise Association in the Franchisor of the Year awards
Bright & Beautiful was recognized as a finalist in the British Franchise Association Franchisor of the Year Awards 2014. Director of the BFA, Brian Smart presenting the award to Rachel said “The Bright & Beautiful model adheres to BFA best practice and ethics and her head office team is permanently on hand to provide business management support, expertise and training.”
In 2013 Bright & Beautiful won Barclays WIBA Best Home Based Business of the Year
Bright & Beautiful were awarded “Best Home Based Business of the Year” 2013 by Barclays Women in Business Awards. This was in recognition of the flexible entrepreneurship opportunities provided by the franchise system. This is empowering women across the UK to run their own successful home-based businesses.
In 2011 Rachel Ray won the Manchester Women & Business Award
The award recognised the fact that Bright & Beautiful is improving the lives of women across the UK and beyond. In 2011 Rachel was the winner of the Manchester Women & Business award presented by Manchester City Council. This recognized the fact that Bright & Beautiful is improving the lives of women across the UK and beyond. As a result of this in 2012 Rachel was honoured to be invited to a lunch with the Queen as part of the Jubilee Celebrations.