Top 100 UK Franchise - Position 39!

Rhythm Time is so proud and delighted to have been voted by Elite Franchise Magazine as one of the Top 40 UK franchising companies, alongside big brands such as McDonalds and Subway.

Elite Franchise 100 recognises the best brands UK franchising has to offer.  It judged the franchises on their financial growth and the scale of their networks including the support offered to franchisees and the ability to keep innovating. The impressive panel of judges included Mark Scott, head of franchising at Natwest; Fiona Boswell, partner and head of franchising and commercial services at law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors; Paul Clegg, managing director of Coconut Creatives; Clive Sawyer, chair of Encouraging Women Into Franchising; and Carl Reader, director of Dennis & Turnbull.

Kathy Doolan, Founder and MD of Rhythm Time music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, was thrilled to hear that Rhythm Time had been awarded position 39 in the UK’s Top 100 Franchises.

“This is fantastic news for Rhythm Time as I'm passionate about encouraging talented people into franchising and providing a rewarding, flexible career that fits around their own personal commitments. I’m delighted that Rhythm Time has been recognised for its achievements and want to thank all my fabulous franchisees, my dedicated team at Head Office and all our lovely customers for making this the fantastic organisation it is!” says Kathy.

mumandworking 2018 Awards

mumandworking 2018 National Awards

Kathy Doolan, Founder and MD of Rhythm Time music classes for babies toddlers and preschoolers is thrilled and very proud to have been awarded the winner for ‘Best Franchisor’ for Rhythm Time. Isobel Bickley, from Rhythm Time's Head Office was also 'Highly Commended' for 'Flexible Employee of the Year.'

The mumandworking awards are designed to celebrate examples of how family-friendly working 'works' and how it can bring enormous benefit to all.
These national business awards highlight amazing individuals, inspiring employers & the many advantages of flexible, family-friendly employment.

Best Business Women Awards 2017

The Best Business Women 2017

We're delighted to announce that Rhythm Time has been nominated in three categories for the 'Best Business Women Awards 2017'.  Kathy Doolan, Founder, is a finalist for 'Best Franchisor' and 'Best Business Woman working with Children and Families'.  Frances Donkin, Franchisee for Cheshire is a finalist for 'Best Franchisee'.

These Awards recognise great women in the business community and are aimed at female business owners who are making a real impact for their clients.

Franchisee Satisfaction Awards

Rhythm Time are proud to have been awarded for the second year running, Smith & Henderson's 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction Award 2016, gaining an overall satisfaction score of 91%.  This independent survey is undertaken by Franchisors across the UK to determine how satisfied its franchisees are across the 5 areas of training & support, the franchise system, culture & relationships, stewardship, and value & rewards. This means that Rhythm Time have achieved above average results across all areas, and will be shortlisted for Smith & Henderson's national awards ceremony later in the year.

Venus Awards

Claire Rees (Warne), Rhythm Time franchisee for the Isle of Wight, is delighted to have won Business Mother of the Year 2016 in the Venus Awards.  The Venus awards, known as the 'working women's Oscars', were formed to in 2009 to recognise, reward and celebrate local working women in business. 

Networking Mummies Awards

Rachel Turner, Rhythm Time Franchisee in Warwickshire, has won Networker of the Year in the prestigious Networking Mummies UK Ltd Recognition National Business Awards.  These awards were created to recognise all the hardworking mums and dads across the country.  The organisation was set up to support parents and families in business with networking events and workshops. 

Encouraging Women Into Franchising Awards

Kathy Doolan, Founder of Rhythm Time music classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, was recognised as a Finalist in the Encouraging Women Into Franchising Awards 2016.  "This is great news for Rhythm Time as we're passionate about encouraing talented women into franchising and providing a rewarding, flexible career that fits around their family," quotes Kathy. 

These awards are designed to celebrate the achievements of women throughout the franchise industry and help them to come together to recognise each other's successes.

Top Franchise Awards

Rhythm Time are delighted to be shortlisted for's first Top Franchise Awards 2016.  These awards celebrate the best family friendly franchisors and franchisees.

They recognise franchisors both big and small who have empowered women in business - not only by providing a successful, flexible business model, but by giving franchisees the advice and support they need to succeed.

Whats On 4 Kids Awards 2017

Rhythm Time have been nominated for the What's On 4 Kids Awards 2017 Best Franchised Baby & Toddler Activity.

These prestigious awards celebrate the nation's best providers of children's activities as voted by the parents themselves.

What's on 4 Kids Awards 2018

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