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Success Stories

We’re hugely proud of our success and the success of our business franchise partners.

There’s no such thing as a ‘typical franchisee’ or a ‘typical day’ with Barking Mad. Here are just a few individual stories which we hope you’ll find interesting and inspiring:



Success Story Photo.jpgAndy Kemp - Business owner in Tunbridge Wells

Andy joined Barking Mad in 2013 by buying an existing business and took the buisness to a whole new level and became VAT registered in 2015. With his team, he continues to grow the local business and build on the Barking Mad brand. Read his story...



Success Story Thumbnail photo.jpgMelissa Sincock - Business owner Middlesex

Melissa made the decison to make her career fit with her family rather than the other way around in 2014, and she hasn't looked back since!. Read her story...

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Tina Young - Business owner in Northumberland

Tina made a life changing decison and launched her Barking Mad business in 2005. With her team of Colin and Ann, she runs her successful franchise as well as bringing up her two children. Read her story...


Small_case_study_photo.jpgNicola Sheard – Business owners in Southport

Nicola bought an exsisting franchise in 2013 and immediately developed it's full potential and grew the business by 50% in just eight months. She now has 2 members of staff working for her and is looking to futher increase her team! Read her story...


Small_case_study_photo.jpgAmanda & Alan Hartley – Business owners in Leeds

Amanda and Alan started their Barking Mad franchise in 2011. They were Barking Mad hosts for many years and fell in love in the business concept. When the business came up for resale they immediately knew this would be the perfect opportunity for them. Read their story...

Case Study Thumbnail.jpgJakki Gunn & Trudi King – Business owners in North Glasgow, Lanarkshire & Falkirk

Jakki started with Barking Mad North Glasgow back in 2004 and is our longest serving franchisee. Trudi joined the buisness in 2007 and they expanded their empire to cover Lanarkshire and Falkirk in 2013. Read their story...