New Year, new you, heard it all before?

New Year, new you, heard it all before? If your answer is yes BUT you never take lasting action on this commitment, perhaps this time you WILL. You are talented, skillful, resourceful and have the passion for a different future for yourself and your family. One where you are the boss, you are the success, […]

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Lights on at The Factory – supporting emerging start-ups

Domestic Angels were invited to take part in this ground-breaking event targeting emerging start-up businesses and budding entrepreneurs. Several local businesses determined to support and service the audience had exhibition stands warmly welcoming the delegates, openly sharing knowledge, business experience and plenty of encouragement. The event was peppered with seminars to enrich the delegate day […]

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Sam attends a Festive All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Women and Enterprise

Yesterday was the monthly meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Women and Enterprise in the festive Houses of Parliament. Representing Domestic Angels, Sam Acton, attended the meeting followed by Christmas drinks and speeches from the Women in Parliament APPG in the Thames Pavilion. We are particularly excited to have been appointed to […]

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Tested by MBA students

When we were deciding to franchise our precious business we took the whole matter very seriously and not only worked with a very talented mentor, we also recruited the services of some seriously clever mature students completing their Masters in Business Administration at Bournemouth University. They researched, challenged and analysed every element of Domestic Angels […]

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Parliament Week 2016 – #dodemocracy

Our commitment to the Parliament Week initiative since 2013 delivers an annual event to the senior schools of Bournemouth, bringing 60+ students into the Town Hall to practice and nurture their debating skills with the support of local, national and European politicians. The students prepare extensively and overcome nerves to participate in debates on current […]

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Samantha Acton: Women in Business, There Should Be More of Us

The infographic shown here clearly displays the classic reasons why women are more reluctant than their male counterparts to start their own businesses. It is my concern that these statistics reflect belief rather than fact, that us ladies just need to believe in ourselves a little bit more. ‘It’s too risky’ – yes, businesses fail […]

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Our brand strength + your natural talents = Your Success

You want to start your own business, be your own boss, work on your terms all with a strong brand and reputation which takes years to build. Over the years you have become highly organised, customer focussed and have established strong people skills. Domestic Angels has been operating successfully since 2002 building an enviable reputation […]

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Mentoring service prepares Angels for franchising

Samantha Acton, who founded the business, said: “I requested a Dormen mentor as I have been trading since 2002, doing well enough and exceptionally well during 2012 and 2013 and I needed to establish whether the business was really robust and had the potential I suspected. “As my Dormen mentor, Martin has objectively examined the […]

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Intellectual Property, the benefits of a strong protected brand.

The Domestic Angels brand is very important to all of us including our franchisees. As your franchisor, we look for opportunities to ensure we are informed and up to date with legislation without creating onerous and inhibiting requirements. Today we attended the Lacey’s Solicitors Intellectual Property seminar at the divine Chewton Glen Hotel in Hampshire. […]

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