Home Instead is the only UK care franchise business specialising in the non-medical care of older people. It’s currently inducting nine new franchise owners across the country.
Brocklebank says: “There is no doubt that interest levels in franchise businesses increase during a recession. Many people face redundancy but walk away with a lump sum, giving them the option to explore business opportunities they would otherwise not have considered, and for many, setting up their own business is a dream come true.
“I also think that during difficult times people take a step back from what they are doing and re-evaluate their work-life balance, and also their own impact on society. It is a common thread with all our franchise owners that they want to ‘give something back’.”