Financing A Nursery Franchise

Posted on 21. Oct, 2016 by in Franchise Information

Mumsnet recently published a story about our Monkey Puzzle day nursery in Mitcham focusing on the  finance loan they received from HSBC. As with any new business or franchise the initial capital investment is crucial to ensure the business hits the ground running. It is a fact that High Street lenders are more likely to […]

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Nurseries Could Save Money On Property Tax Rates

Posted on 12. Nov, 2015 by in News

Three nurseries in Buckinghamshire have recently successfully challenged the amount of property tax they were required to pay, saving thousands of pounds in the process. Their success uncovers the real possibility that nurseries across the UK could be missing the chance to save money because they are paying inflated property taxes. The three nurseries, our […]

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Highbury Monkey Puzzle Islington Prepare For Early Years Inspections Conference

Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 by in News

On 21st October Capita Conferences will be hosting the 5th National conference for Early Years Inspections. Manager Joy Wood and Operations Manager Anthony Kent from our Monkey Puzzle Highbury Nursery in Islington will be one of the guest speakers, focusing on making parents a key part of inspection success through effective engagement. The 30 minute […]

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Why Choose A Nursery Franchise

Posted on 24. Sep, 2015 by in Franchise Information

Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries have been operating day nurseries for over 30 years, during that time we have grown to become the UK’s largest day nursery franchise. The founders of Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries believed that the fastest route to achieve this status was through franchising. Franchising is a proven model for creating business success […]

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Childcare Market Continues To Grow

Posted on 13. Aug, 2015 by in In the media

The childcare and day nursery market continues to display strong signs of growth with childcare broker, Redwood Dowling Kerr seeing record levels of completions. During the run up to this year’s General Election the market showed signs of uncertainty but these have now been overcome due to a stable economic outlook. This news has been […]

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Highbury Monkey Puzzle Conference Appearance

Posted on 30. Jul, 2015 by in News

Our Ofsted Outstanding nursery franchisee in Highbury have had their success recognised after Capita Conferences have invited Nursery Manager, Joy Wood and Operations Manager Anthony Kent to lead a session at an Early Years Inspection Conference to be held in Central London this October. Since their opening less than two years ago, the core of […]

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Financing A Franchise

Posted on 20. Jul, 2015 by in Franchise Tips

If you are considering owning a franchise, it is imperative that you understand completely the financial aspects of your new venture, both from a funding and business planning perspective. Without doubt you will be required to have some capital to invest, but may not need to find the whole whole amount needed up front. With […]

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One Month, Three New Day Nurseries, Two More On The Way

Posted on 28. Jan, 2015 by in News

Well, to say it has been a busy start to the new year here at Monkey Puzzle Towers would be a slight understatement… January has seen the opening of three new Monkey Puzzle nursery franchises Solihull, Bromley and Irthlingborough, and as if that wasn’t enough we are pleased to announce a further two openings in […]

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Help With Franchise Start Up Costs.

Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 by in In the media

Many aspiring entrepreneurs come up against a brick wall when trying to finance a business idea. For that reason purchasing a franchise is often the best available option to the aspirant. A proven franchise business model will always be looked upon favourably by lending institutions as they demonstrate a successful business that has flourished over […]

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One Week, Three Great Ofsted Reports!

Posted on 31. Jul, 2014 by in News

What a week it’s been! First off we received a call from one of our newest franchisees, Geoff Kent, with the news that his Highbury Monkey Puzzle day nursery had been rated OUTSTANDING, following their first ever Ofsted inspection, the fantastic news comes just a couple of months after another new franchisee, Cheryl Law, was […]

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Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries Heading to Glasgow!

Posted on 30. Jun, 2014 by in News

We are all excited here at Monkey Puzzle towers as we remain on target to open our first day nursery in Scotland. The Nursery due to open later this year will be in Glasgow and once the “I”‘s are dotted and the “T”‘s crossed, we will begin renovating and redesigning the building to create what […]

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The Importance Of Training For A Successful Franchise

Posted on 20. Jun, 2014 by in Franchise Tips

We have always believed that a successful franchise is built on the quality of training and support offered by the franchisor. Our day nursery franchise network has that at its core. Every new day nursery that opens under the Monkey Puzzle banner will have left no stone unturned, so when the doors open the owners […]

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The Pros And Cons of Franchising

Posted on 30. May, 2014 by in Franchise Tips

If you are considering starting your own business you must be aware of the challenges that you will face in making a success of it, because many fail and even fail during what are considered the economic “good times”. For this reason franchising has become an attractive option as, as a rule, it is considered […]

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How To Get Franchise Funding

Posted on 22. Apr, 2014 by in Franchise Tips

You’ve done the research, chosen your preferred franchise, the excitement and optimism is building, with hard work business success is just around the corner. But hold on just a minute, what about how to get funding for a franchise? Don’t panic! There are three main avenues you can pursue to obtain funding so lets take […]

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UK Franchise Sector Goes From Strength To Strength

Posted on 08. Jan, 2014 by in In the media

If ever you were considering a day nursery franchise, the omens for success could not be more positive! Once again franchised businesses across the UK have reported continued growth with record highs in turnover and full time employment as reported by the 2013 NatWest/BFA survey. This most recent survey looked at the 5 years since […]

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5 Top Tips For A Successful Franchise

Posted on 27. Dec, 2013 by in Franchise Tips, In the media

Here at Monkey Puzzle Nursery Franchise we pride ourselves on the effort and preparation we put in to assist our franchisees to succeed with their new business. This is one of the reasons we are the largest nursery franchise in the UK. Yet no matter how hard we work to make a success of each […]

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What Qualifications Are Needed For Nursery Staff?

Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 by in Career Requirements

There are many people who know early on that they want to pursue a career in childcare. Why wouldn’t they! If you love helping babies and young children develop, then a career as a nursery nurse could be the one for you. But what qualifications are needed for Nursery Staff? Well the good news is […]

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How To Start A Nursery

Posted on 22. Nov, 2013 by in Franchise Information

If you are considering starting a day nursery, it can be an exciting but daunting experience with so many questions that need answering. Creating a business plan, securing funding, understanding all the necessary regulations, finding business premises, staff recruitment…the list can at times seem endless! Throw into the mix that you may have no experience […]

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Baby Boom Will Lead To Shortage Of Childcare Places

Posted on 07. Aug, 2013 by in News

You are probably unaware of this but 2012 saw the highest level of births since 1970, nearly half a century! This statistic points to a massive shortage of free childcare places come the next general election in 2015, according to United For All Ages. If you also take into consideration the latest drop in childcare […]

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Is Now The Time To Start A Leading Franchise?

Posted on 29. Jul, 2013 by in Franchise Information

With a few signs of green shoots appearing in the economy, now could be the perfect time to put those ambitious plans to start your own business into action. But which route should you take? Well looks at recent statistics from the 2012 British Franchise Association’s (BFA) annual survey. Remember these figures were collected during […]

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