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Winkworth - Behind the brand

Starting your own business, no matter which industry it's in, can be a daunting prospect. Joining a franchise has the benefits of an established brand and back office support, bonuses that 'going it alone' doesn't have. Read on to find out more about Winkworth - behind the brand. That's why when you're thinking of joining a franchise you have to be sure of the support they can offer you - something we at Winkworth take seriously. Upon joining us, we will not only provide you with an established and trusted high street brand on which to launch your business, but also offer a full and comprehensive back office support system in central London's Mayfair, a poignant attribute to our circa 100 offices, 3 of which are international. We don't have any corporately owned offices, unlike other franchise operations, so we are 100% focussed on our franchisees and offering them the services they need to succeed. Winkworth's marketing and communications department work hard throughout the year to achieve positive media coverage ' year on year they generate over 1,000 pieces of positive press for the brand from market coverage to property features. The team also offer tailored packages to successfully launch new individual offices, national advertising across the UK, bespoke designs and much more, as well as always being on hand to aid with all aspects of promotion. Winkworth.co.uk receives an average of 270,000 visits per month. This renowned website is the ideal platform on which to launch your franchise and attract new business. Every office benefits from a mini-homepage, with the option to feature a local blog and Twitter feed as a means of interacting with the public. Our IT team will help you start up and troubleshoot your software in your office throughout your time trading as Winkworth. We are committed to staff development and provide continuous training for all levels of employees, from franchisee to staff administrator. Our in-house training academy provides circa 96 courses per year catering for over 400 staff members. Our courses range from day long inductions to full 4 day ARLA qualifications. Our head of academy also recognises the difficulty in removing staff from the office to attend training, so is free twice a week to come to you. Our international, China desk and country house departments offer a level of exposure that independent agencies and small chains simply cannot offer. The country house department markets our prime country properties to high net-worth individuals in the capital and internationally, whist our China Desk provides an imperative link to the Asian market. Winkworth has a team of 7 dedicated business consultants who make up to 1,000 calls a day to generate new business for our front offices via market appraisals and financial services referrals from our current database. Over 700 applicants register with Winkworth every day, so we realised the need to be more efficient and opportunistic about ensuring we maximise every opportunity that comes our way. Within the first 3 months of set up, the business consultants had generated circa £20 million of instructions for the Winkworth offices. We offer all of our Franchisees full support from head office, and whilst imperative, this is only a small part of our brands success. Winkworth's achievement is thanks to the personalised and bespoke service our franchises offer to their clients and the commitment they show to the brand. By becoming a Winkworth franchisee, you can join them in running prosperous businesses that rank in the top three local agencies. Meet the executive team: If you're interested in joining Winkworth and owning your own office, please contact James Trimble or Gina Piper on 020 7355 0200 / jtrimble@winkworth.com / gpiper@winkworth.com

Starting your own business, no matter which industry it's in, can be a daunting prospect. Joining a franchise has the benefits of an established brand and back office support, bonuses that 'going it alone' doesn't have. Read on to find out more about Winkworth - behind the brand.

That's why when you're thinking of joining a franchise you have to be sure of the support they can offer you - something we at Winkworth take seriously.

Upon joining us, we will not only provide you with an established and trusted high street brand on which to launch your business, but also offer a full and comprehensive back office support system in central London's Mayfair, a poignant attribute to our circa 100 offices, 3 of which are international. We don't have any corporately owned offices, unlike other franchise operations, so we are 100% focussed on our franchisees and offering them the services they need to succeed.

Winkworth's marketing and communications department work hard throughout the year to achieve positive media coverage ' year on year they generate over 1,000 pieces of positive press for the brand from market coverage to property features. The team also offer tailored packages to successfully launch new individual offices, national advertising across the UK, bespoke designs and much more, as well as always being on hand to aid with all aspects of promotion.

Winkworth.co.uk receives an average of 270,000 visits per month. This renowned website is the ideal platform on which to launch your franchise and attract new business. Every office benefits from a mini-homepage, with the option to feature a local blog and Twitter feed as a means of interacting with the public. Our IT team will help you start up and troubleshoot your software in your office throughout your time trading as Winkworth.

We are committed to staff development and provide continuous training for all levels of employees, from franchisee to staff administrator. Our in-house training academy provides circa 96 courses per year catering for over 400 staff members. Our courses range from day long inductions to full 4 day ARLA qualifications. Our head of academy also recognises the difficulty in removing staff from the office to attend training, so is free twice a week to come to you.

Our international, China desk and country house departments offer a level of exposure that independent agencies and small chains simply cannot offer. The country house department markets our prime country properties to high net-worth individuals in the capital and internationally, whist our China Desk provides an imperative link to the Asian market.

Winkworth has a team of 7 dedicated business consultants who make up to 1,000 calls a day to generate new business for our front offices via market appraisals and financial services referrals from our current database. Over 700 applicants register with Winkworth every day, so we realised the need to be more efficient and opportunistic about ensuring we maximise every opportunity that comes our way. Within the first 3 months of set up, the business consultants had generated circa £20 million of instructions for the Winkworth offices.

We offer all of our Franchisees full support from head office, and whilst imperative, this is only a small part of our brands success. Winkworth's achievement is thanks to the personalised and bespoke service our franchises offer to their clients and the commitment they show to the brand. By becoming a Winkworth franchisee, you can join them in running prosperous businesses that rank in the top three local agencies.

Meet the executive team:

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If you're interested in joining Winkworth and owning your own office, please contact James Trimble or Gina Piper on 020 7355 0200 / jtrimble@winkworth.com / gpiper@winkworth.com

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