Since becoming franchisees in 2010, Rob and Lynne Kerrison have worked with 2,000 families in Cambridge to provide tutoring support. They are now are celebrating after being crowned ‘Franchisee of the Year’ at the brand’s annual global conference.
Chosen from all of the Tutor Doctor franchises worldwide – which marks more than 500 – the Kerrisons were awarded for “their unwavering commitment and ongoing contributions to the network whilst simultaneously forging one of the most successful single unit Tutor Doctor franchises.
The Kerrisons have partnered with 15 local schools to provide one-to-one tutoring support outside the classroom, and have a network of 200 tutors working with them.
For the last four years their Cambridge business has ranked in the top five Tutor Doctor franchises in the world, and has recently been awarded preferred provider status with Cambridge County Council. 47 of of its tutors were also nominated for the 2018 National Tutor of the Year awards.
Speaking of their global award win at the chain’s ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’ conference in Canada, Rob Kerrison commented: “We’re delighted and so proud to have been recognised for our efforts. We’re incredibly passionate about what we do and we genuinely care about the students, the families and the tutors that we work with. And I think it shows.”
Tutor Doctor is looking for other budding entrepreneurs to follow in the Kerrison’s footsteps and make a daily impact in student’s lives while building profitable businesses.
The home tutoring chain has franchise opportunities available for a cost of £29,700 and claims some of its franchisees are generating annual turnover of up to £850,000, with a 55% gross and 25% net profit.
Roger Kennedy launched his Tutor Doctor business in Hitchin and Stevenage in January 2017.
Martin Browne has been running his Tutor Doctor franchise in Edinburgh since October 2016.
Leon Collins has been running his Tutor Doctor franchise in East London, for just five months, but already recognises that buying his franchise was one of the best decisions he’s ever made.
James Goody and Merri Applegate have traded in corporate roles to run their own Tutor Doctor business.
After relocating from Australia with his family teacher Matt Kerr has been running his Tutor Doctor business, in Bath, since November 2015.
Based in Lancashire Dominic Stone has seen his Tutor Doctor business grow by up to 60% year on year since starting in June 2010.
Mark and Joanna Butler started their Reading-based Tutor Doctor business in April 2014.
Rob Kerrison and his wife run their Tutor Doctor business in Cambridge and Rob tells us how they started.
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Mihir and Heena are hoping to continue their success and go on to travel and own a further 2 or 3 territories in Florida – "The more you put in the more you get out!"
I was so impressed with the high standard that I saw when we looked at becoming Tutor Doctor franchisees. What struck me the most was the level of professionalism
Mihir and Heena had just got married and wanted to own their own business and a Tutor Doctors franchise was the answer.
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