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. [...]
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We’re celebrating again… and it’s only March! Craig Bishop, Snap-on franchisee for North Dorset, has been shortlisted for a national business award. Hand-picked by a panel of judges, the young entrepreneur is now in the running to win the title of the British Franchise Association’s ‘Young Franchisee of the Year’. “To be a finalist is [...]
There are no secret formulas or tricks of the trade which have amounted to Craig Bishop’s success. The 31-year-old earnt the title of Snap-on Tools UK ‘Newcomer of the Year’ this year for his commitment to customers and his sheer determination to succeed. His approach to business is simple – to be the best, you’ve [...]
We're celebrating again this week after being named as one of the five top franchises in the UK. Ranked as both best van-based and best automotive franchise opportunity, Snap-on were confirmed as the UK’s 4th best overall franchise by the Elite Franchise Top 100. Allowing UK franchisors to duke it out on everything from growth to [...]
National Franchise Manager, Lisa Law, answers the six most burning questions that we get asked and explains why Snap-on is a great business opportunity for all. 1) What does a Snap-on franchise entail? A Snap-on franchise is a mobile tool store. When you buy a franchise you get a state-of-the-art van, starter stock, territory and all [...]
40-year-old Steve Handrick, from Chippenham, is a Snap-on man with a plan. With a decade as a franchisee with the world’s leading tool brand already under his belt, his dream is to build an empire for himself and his new wife to enjoy, well into their retirement. With the wheels already in motion, Steve won’t [...]
46-year-old Kenny Ferguson launched his Snap-on franchise, in Mallusk, Northern Ireland, in June 2014. Four years on, the former mechanic has recently expanded the business, taking on an assistant, a second franchise and a territory covering most of the north coast of Ireland. With his sights set on another expansion before the end of the [...]
“For me, the best thing about being a Snap-on franchisee is being responsible for your own success. The feeling of pride I get from running my franchise tops anything I’ve felt before in my working life. Me and my family are reaping the rewards of close to ten years of hard work and dedication to [...]
As automotive technology advances, the demand for diagnostic tools have increased dramatically. To help franchisees capitalise on this upward trend, Snap-on Tools have invested over £670k in a specialist programme, completely focussed on tapping into this booming market. At our National Franchise Conference in January 2018, we unveiled seven brand new Diagnostic Trucks - that’s [...]
“By far, the best thing about being a Snap-on franchisee is getting the best of both worlds. You’re a business owner, so you can work to your own schedule but you’ve also got the support if you need it. I really appreciate being part of something bigger and being able to provide for my wife [...]