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Celebrating success in 2020

2020 has brought its challenges in more ways than one, but at Home Instead we continue to have a positive outlook and wanted to share some good news. We thankfully have many reasons to be cheerful and to look back on some of our achievements during 2020. Our franchise offices across the UK have continued … Continued

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Sunday Times highlights growth of live-in care

We were delighted to be featured in an article by Sunday Times social affairs correspondent, Emily Dugan, yesterday (20th December) ‘Care home fears drive boom for live-in carers’. As reported in the piece, such is the demand that our franchise offices are currently recruiting for 800 live-in carers. Offering live-in care allows franchisees to care … Continued

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Home Instead is the No.1 franchise in top 100

We are delighted to have been named the No. 1 UK franchise company for the third time in the Elite Franchise Top 100. The Elite Franchise Top 100 recognises the sector’s brightest businesses and ranks them according to a broad range of criteria from their financial performance and heritage in the industry to their contribution … Continued

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National Office Team Take On ‘Challenge 500’

A team of five colleagues from our National Office are on their way to raising £1,000 for the Bring Joy Foundation’s ‘Challenge 500’ by attempting to walk, run, cycle, and swim 500km. The Bring Joy Foundation is Home Instead’s charity. It is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the lives of seniors across the UK and … Continued

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Home Instead wins ‘Gold’ Franchisor of the Year award

We are absolutely delighted to share the news that we were named ‘GOLD’ winner in the Franchisor of the Year category at last night’s virtual bfa HSBC Franchise Awards ceremony (30th November 2020). This award represents the pinnacle of franchising and is presented following a rigorous judging process. In making the award (virtually) to Home … Continued

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Home Instead Senior Care is proud to be a finalist for ‘Franchisor of the Year’ in the bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards which represent excellence in franchising. The award is for companies that are strong advocates of ethical franchising, have successfully evolved to deal with economic challenges and changing consumer demands, are recognised through this … Continued

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Why we celebrate franchise resales within our network

For some, franchise resales can be seen in a negative light. Surely it’s a ‘fail’ that a franchisee would wish to leave the business? That’s not how it is, especially with a mature franchise like Home Instead, it marks success. Indeed, we start planning a franchisee’s exit from the day they sign up. It’s not … Continued

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Cath wins EWIF ‘Woman Franchisee of the Year’ award

We are delighted to announce that Cath Chalton, co-owner of the Home Instead Senior Care Wirral office has been named ‘Woman Franchisee of the Year’ at the NatWest EWIF (Encouraging Women into Franchising) awards 2020. This year, this exciting event was held virtually, the team at EWIF did an exceptional job of ensuring that the … Continued

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Covid Taskforce Shortlisted for National Award

We are really proud that our Covid Taskforce, set up at National Office at the start of the pandemic, has been shortlisted for a Care Heroes Awards 2020 in the Home Care (Innovation) category. With responsibility for over 217 franchise offices, 12,000 CAREGivers and 14,000 clients it was really important that we did everything we … Continued

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Home Instead shortlisted for two EWIF Awards

  We are delighted to announce that we have two finalists in the EWIF (Encouraging Women into Franchising) Awards 2020. EWIF is a not-for-profit organisation which encourages women to consider buying a franchise, encourages businesswomen to franchise their existing operations and helps franchisors attract more women to their networks. Cath Chalton, owner of our Wirral … Continued

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