Paul Macisaac, 38, started his career with Snap-on back in January 2012, operating a mobile store for another franchisee. But it wasn’t long before he wanted a cut of the action for himself! Just two years later, he invested in a franchise in his own right. Since then, he’s doubled the size of his business [...]
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Scott Jarvie is the definition of hard-working and it’s a badge he’s worn proudly for 30 years. After leaving school, he went straight into full-time employment, working his way up through the merciless world of corporate sales. In early 2017, the single dad found himself tired of the constant travel, tireless regime and lack of [...]
Here at Snap-on, we're celebrating as we've been named the number one franchise opportunity in the UK! We've topped the polls in the annual Elite Franchise Top 100, fighting off competition from hundreds of other industry leaders to secure first place. This is our fourth national accolade of 2019 – something we're proud to celebrate [...]
Alun Jones, 39, wanted to do one of two things when he ‘grew up’ – work in Motorsport or be Snap-on man. Unlike many who are quick to disregard their childhood dreams, he’s managed to achieve both! His varied career has indeed involved a stint working for Motorsport teams across Europe. But it is his [...]
Paul Bevington is proud to call himself a Snap-on franchisee. He’s worked in sales and had an automotive garage of his own but says it felt as though he’d found his true calling when he launched his Northumberland-based franchise in 2016. Combining his passion for impeccable customer service and his experience of the tool trade, [...]
Three things motivate 26-year-old dad of one and Snap-on man, Lajwer Khattak – known as ‘Laj’ by his family, friends and customers – to succeed. His desire to earn a good living for his wife and young son, his dream to stay out from behind a desk and his passion for the Snap-on brand. And [...]
31-year-old James Dainton made the life-changing decision to start his own franchise after suffering the loss of his mum to ovarian cancer in September 2018. Having spent most of his adult life working in catering, he turned his back on the late nights and hot kitchen, in favour of his dream career and a new [...]
It’s time to celebrate once again for Snap-on! Franchisee, Craig Bishop, was crowned Young Franchisee of the Year at the bfa HSBC Franchise Awards 2019. Out of hundreds of entries from across the UK, 32-year-old, Craig, who runs his successful Snap-on franchise across North Dorset, was named as one of the best in the industry. [...]
Snap-on Tools welcomed a record-breaking number of new franchisees in the first quarter of 2019. Joining our 430-strong UK network, a whopping 14 new recruits launched their businesses between January and March. With stable growth in the tool and diagnostics industry, we continue to cement our position as the number one professional tool brand for [...]
Snap-on has been recognised with two highly-coveted business accolades, for innovation and international trade. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business honours in the UK, with just six other companies being chosen in multiple categories. Winners of The Queen’s Awards can expect an invitation to attend a special reception at Buckingham Palace. [...]