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Welcome to Green Machine, your gateway to a prosperous and secure future in the commercial cleaning industry. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the elements that set our cleaning franchise apart and make it an attractive option for potential franchisees. Discover why choosing Green Machine means unlocking a world of opportunities, even in challenging times.

1. Recession & COVID-19 Resilience:

In a world marked by economic uncertainty and the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Green Machine’s cleaning franchise stands strong. Our business has not just weathered these storms but has grown and become even more robust. We’ve faced the complexities of COVID-19 head-on, ensuring the safety of our employees and clients while maintaining the quality of our services.

We are committed to providing safe and effective cleaning solutions. With Green Machine, you’re not just joining a franchise; you’re becoming part of a resilient and adaptive business model.


2. Thriving Commercial Cleaning Sector:

The UK commercial cleaning sector is a thriving market worth over £5.6 billion, and it continues to grow year on year. Every business in the UK, regardless of size or industry, has the potential need for commercial cleaning services. This translates into endless opportunities for our franchisees to build profitable and successful businesses.

At Green Machine, we understand the immense potential of the commercial cleaning sector. Our cleaning franchisees are positioned to tap into this growing market, providing essential cleaning services that businesses rely on to maintain hygiene, safety, and professionalism.

3. Recurring Income & Earning Potential:

Financial stability is a cornerstone of Green Machine’s franchise model. We specialize in B2B commercial cleaning services, with 90% of our core business made up of contracted customers. This strategic approach ensures our franchisees benefit from a recurring income stream every month.

Contracted customers engage us for specific cleaning services over set periods, guaranteeing a steady flow of revenue. We provide a clear structure, such as daily hours and service weeks, to establish a reliable income source. Our agreements typically span two years initially, with continuous annual renewals, securing long-term financial stability for our franchisees.

4. Diverse Range of Services:

Green Machine offers more than just basic commercial cleaning. Our franchisees have the opportunity to diversify their service offerings, catering to various market segments and client needs. Our services include:

  • One-off builders cleans
  • COVID-19 cleaning services
  • Consumables
  • Washroom services
  • PAT testing
  • Window cleaning
  • Carpet cleaning and hard floor maintenance programs

Each of these services boasts high-income margins, enabling our franchisees to maximise their revenue potential. By providing a comprehensive suite of offerings, Green Machine franchisees can become one-stop solutions for their clients, further enhancing their profitability.

5. Low Start-Up Costs:

In any successful franchise business, keeping costs and overheads low is essential. Green Machine recommends starting your new business from your home address, minimising initial expenses. All you need is:

  • A desk workspace
  • Computer
  • Telephone connection
  • Internet connection

As your business grows and your contract base expands, we’ll provide guidance on when to consider relocating to commercial premises. We recommend planning for this transition once your annualised sales exceed one million pounds.

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6. Exclusive Franchise Territory:

Green Machine has strategically mapped the UK into 85 high-growth regions based on business numbers. When you choose Green Machine, you secure an exclusive cleaning franchise territory tailored to your needs. Your territory has the potential to grow into a million-pound business, following our agreed franchise development plan.

7. Bespoke Franchise Business Development Plan:

We understand that each franchisee is unique, with distinct aspirations and needs. That’s why Green Machine designs a bespoke franchise business development plan that aligns with your goals. Our plans focus on key areas, including:

  • Growth and development for years 1 to 4
  • Sales appointments arranged for you in year 1
  • Three-month digital marketing campaign tailored to your trading area
  • Targeted marketing plans
  • Sales appointment targets
  • Business sector targeting
  • Monthly reviews with Jerome, our founder

With Green Machine, you have the flexibility to choose between accelerated or steady growth plans, ensuring your business aligns with your vision.

8. Franchise Operations Manual:

Our comprehensive operations manual is a valuable resource for our franchisees. Constantly updated with the latest industry best practices and innovations, it covers:

  • Branding guidelines and training
  • Vision and values training
  • Communication charter training
  • Setting up new customers
  • Service delivery training
  • Employing staff training
  • Technical training
  • Business systems training
  • Business management training
  • Ongoing support training

This manual serves as a foundation for our ongoing support, providing you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive.

9. Business Management Support:

At Green Machine, we manage all your monthly invoicing, credit, and credit control functions in-house, allowing you to focus on growing your business. Our start-up checks and annual audits ensure that your business remains compliant with HMRC liabilities, UK company legislation, and commercial insurance requirements.

10. Business Software Support:

Our proprietary software, Cleanlink, simplifies service delivery and customer management, while Ezi-Tracker facilitates staff management. Together, these tools enable you to efficiently run your commercial cleaning business.

Your Journey to Success Begins with Green Machine

The Green Machine advantage encompasses resilience, growth, financial stability, diverse service offerings, low start-up costs, exclusive territories, bespoke business development plans, comprehensive support, and advanced business tools. When you join Green Machine, you’re not just starting a franchise; you’re embarking on a journey to prosperity with a partner dedicated to your success.

Your path to success begins with Green Machine. Join us, and let’s build a thriving and profitable future together in the commercial cleaning industry.

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