Winkworth’s new franchising team carry out a standard application process and due diligence checks on all potential franchisees, but they also think it’s important for these individuals to meet key heads of departments within the franchisor office and introduce them to current Winkworth franchisees.
April 18, 2019
The new franchising team at Winkworth have three sustainable routes of expanding the network: helping existing franchisees open further offices, converting existing independent estate agencies to Winkworth and guiding new franchisees to open a ‘cold start’ office from scratch.
April 09, 2019
Winkworth believe that the continuous professional development (CPD) of their franchisees is of upmost importance. CPD training offers an opportunity for the franchisees to come together and network but most importantly keeps them up to date with legislative changes in the industry and franchisor news.
April 02, 2019
One of the most positive things about joining a franchise is the back-office support services that you, as a franchisee, will receive. Independent agents spend hours of their time updating their website, organising their marketing and advertising and hiring and replacing staff. Upon joining Winkworth franchising, these are some aspects of business that will be taken care of for you – leaving you...
March 25, 2019
Winkworth have a dedicated in-house marketing and PR department who not only manage all aspects of the marketing of the brand for the network of circa 100 offices, but also help with the on-boarding process for all new Winkworth franchisees joining the network.
March 19, 2019
There are over 700,000 people employed in the UK franchise industry with 37% of franchisees now being female (up 20% since 2015.) Winkworth has also seen a rise in female franchisees joining the network and can report that 31% of franchisee recruits in the last two years were women. Below we speak to some of the inspiring and hardworking women to join the Winkworth...
March 06, 2019
Winkworth was established in 1835 by Mr Henry Winkworth in Mayfair, London. After his passing, the Winkworth family kept hold of the business and ran it until 1960 when they sold it to Mann & Co (now part of the Countrywide group.) Simon Agace, who is still Winkworth’s current chairman, bought the business in 1974 and turned it into a franchised network before handing...
March 01, 2019
The UK property market remains tumultuous due to Brexit and the continued legislative changes facing the industry. Recognising the challenges faced in property sales, Winkworth has continued to invest in the lettings side of the franchise operation.
February 15, 2019
At the beginning of January 2018 Jamie Moore opened the doors to his new Winkworth office in the village of Poringland in South Norfolk. Having now been trading for just over a year, we caught up with him to see how his experience with Winkworth has been so far.
February 12, 2019
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), is the practice of increasing the number of users to a website by improving rankings and boosting visibility in organic (non-paid) search engine results such as Google.
February 01, 2019