FemaleFranchise UK Franchises For Women and Flexible Business Opportunities For Sale
Bright & Beautiful Case Study
Julie Brookes Launches Bright & Beautiful in Sheffield.
Julie Brookes is leaving behind a successful 25 year career working as a PA to build her own domestic cleaning and home care business.
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusAssociate
  • UK Years Established7 years
  • Current UK Coverage35%
  • Franchisee Support Staff10
  • Personal Investment Req.£2,000 approx
  • Total Startup Cost£17,995 approx
  • Home-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee employs staffYes
Next Steps

Julie Brookes Launches Bright & Beautiful in Sheffield

Sheffield mum Julie Brookes is leaving behind a successful 25 year career working as a PA to build her own domestic cleaning and homecare business, Bright & Beautiful Sheffield Hallam which will be looking after local homes and families.

Bright & Beautiful - Julie BrookesJulie, who lives in Stannington in Sheffield with her partner and two teenage sons, recently launched her new business, managing a team of cleaners to deliver ethical, professional and eco-friendly housekeeping services that include cleaning, tidying and laundry.

The launch of Bright & Beautiful is a major life change for Julie, 48, who will be leaving a long career spent working as a senior PA, within the newspaper industry for 17 years and then seven years supporting a businessman to run his seven companies.

With the launch of Bright and Beautiful, her own prestige domestic care business, Julie will be offering a pioneering service, delivering professional housekeeping services and creating a number of jobs for local women and men. The Bright & Beautiful team will also be using only non-toxic and eco-friendly cleaning products and equipment and will offer their services in the Hallam, Crosspool, Ranmoor, Fullwood, Lodgemoor, Nether Green/HangingWater, Whirlowdale, Dore, Totley and Bradway areas.

Julie says:
"I can’t quite decide if my 25 years organising various businesses as a PA or my years as a mum to two teenage boys best qualifies me to launch a cleaning business! I’ve enjoyed a great career but now I want to do something that will really put me at the helm and I’m really looking forward to delivering a great service for all our clients and managing and growing the business.

I also love new challenges so the opportunity to be my own boss and bring a new, eco friendly and ethical cleaning service to my local community is hugely exciting. We are here to help give the families of Sheffield their hugely important leisure time back by taking on all of those cleaning, tidying and ironing jobs that eat into their free time and weekends."

Bright & Beautiful is an award-winning business model that was founded by entrepreneur Rachel Ray in 2007. A busy working mum herself, Rachel spotted a gap in the market for a domestic cleaning company that provided full fair employment rights for its team, non-toxic cleaning products and an exceptional housekeeping service for its clients. Since then the business has grown from strength to strength with franchisees around the UK employing carefully vetted professional housekeepers and servicing thousands of clients.

To find out more about starting your own Bright & Beautiful franchise just click below

From Higher Education to Housekeeping for Milton Keynes MumFrom Higher Education to Housekeeping for Milton Keynes Mum

Milton Keynes mum Cecilia Amaeshike is swapping higher education for housekeeping as she launches her own Bright & Beautiful business.

Katarina Ocalan Swaps Finance For CleaningKatarina Ocalan Swaps Finance For Cleaning

Katarina Ocalan is swapping banking and finance for cleaning and ironing as she launches her own Bright and Beautiful business in Wallington.

Tracey Wheat Brings Health Conscious Housekeeping To WolverhamptonTracey Wheat Brings Health Conscious Housekeeping To Wolverhampton

Tracey Wheat is swapping cats and dogs for cleaning and ironing as she launches her own Bright & Beautiful business.

Katie Astles brings health conscious housekeeping franchise to SandbachKatie Astles brings health conscious housekeeping franchise to Sandbach

Katie Astles is swapping IT for ironing as she launches her own eco-friendly Bright and Beautiful franchise.

Joy brings health conscious housekeeping to BirminghamJoy brings health conscious housekeeping to Birmingham

Joy Sargeant is swapping HR for housekeeping as she launches her own Bright & Beautiful business in Birmingham.

Silviu Bompa launched his Bright & Beautiful business in ChesterSilviu Bompa launched his Bright & Beautiful business in Chester

Silviu Bompa has now swapped hospitality for housekeeping with the launch of his own eco-friendly domestic homecare business in Chester, Bright & Beautiful.

Eco-Friendly Business Launch for Glasgow MumEco-Friendly Business Launch for Glasgow Mum

Lynn Hutchinson brings health conscious housekeeping to Glasgow with Bright & Beautiful.

Simon and Liz Baker to start running Bright & Beautiful in Sutton ColdfieldSimon and Liz Baker to start running Bright & Beautiful in Sutton Coldfield

Simon and Liz Baker are about to embark on their first business venture together, running Bright & Beautiful in Sutton Coldfield.

Katalin Pfortner Is Inspired To Launch Her Own Bright & Beautiful Business!Katalin Pfortner Is Inspired To Launch Her Own Bright & Beautiful Business!

Katalin Pfortner is on a mission to prove that you really can balance work and a family with the launch of her Bright & Beautiful business.

Helen Opie swaps international career for Bright & Beautiful businessHelen Opie swaps international career for Bright & Beautiful business

Helen Opie started her Bright & Beautiful business as it allows her to have a career that is both flexible and family friendly.

Gary Ross launches Bright & Beautiful FormbyGary Ross launches Bright & Beautiful Formby

Gary Ross decided to launch his own Bright & Beautiful business which would enable him to work locally and see more of his young family.

Caroline Campbell is set to clean up with Bright & BeautifulCaroline Campbell is set to clean up with Bright & Beautiful

Caroline Campbell is set to clean up the homes of Staines, Egham, Chertsey, Virginia Water and their surrounds with the launch of her own Bright & Beautiful business.

From CID to Domestic Cleaning with Bright & BeautifulFrom CID to Domestic Cleaning with Bright & Beautiful

Former CID police officer and mum of two Marie Mariegaard has launched her own Bright & Beautiful business.

Carly-Ann Cole launched her Bright & Beautiful business in May 2015Carly-Ann Cole launched her Bright & Beautiful business in May 2015

Carly-Ann Cole is set to clean up the homes of Redhill and Reigate with her Bright & Beautiful business.

Four new business owners for Bright and BeautifulFour new business owners for Bright and Beautiful

Domestic cleaning and home care business Bright and Beautiful welcomes on board four new business owners.

Flexible franchise that gives Jo and unlimited earning potential and a great quality of lifeFlexible franchise that gives Jo and unlimited earning potential and a great quality of life

Jo Wilkinson decided to help look after the homes and families of Lincoln with her Bright and Beautiful domestic cleaning business.

Bright and Beautiful are pleased to introduce Adam and HayleyBright and Beautiful are pleased to introduce Adam and Hayley

Hayley talks about the Bright and Beautiful business that she runs with her husband, Adam, in Manchester, Wilmslow and Alderley Edge.

Introducing Lucie Edwards from Bright and BeautifulIntroducing Lucie Edwards from Bright and Beautiful

Stevenage mum, Lucie Edwards, swaps commuting for cleaning with Bright and Beautiful.

Nottingham Mum becomes Queen Of Clean with Bright and BeautifulNottingham Mum becomes Queen Of Clean with Bright and Beautiful

Mum of two Sarah Cox knows a thing or two about juggling career and family and will be putting her many skills to a very different test by launching her own Bright and Beautiful cleaning business caring for the homes and families of Nottingham

Meet Diane Levitt from Bright and BeautifulMeet Diane Levitt from Bright and Beautiful

Diane Levitt talks to us about her Bright and Beautiful business in Shrewsbury & Telford

Introducing Faye McDonough from Bright & Beautiful in Altrincham & HaleIntroducing Faye McDonough from Bright & Beautiful in Altrincham & Hale

Faye McDonough tells us about running her Bright & Beautiful business and being a mum!

Why Choose Us

Bright & Beautiful were winners of Outstanding Entrepreneur 2016 in the Northern Power Awards, Winner of Overall Top Franchise Award 2016 with Workingmums, winner of the Best Business and Best Franchisor categories in the prestigious 2016 Best Business Women Awards

A 21st Century management franchise opportunity on the cutting edge of a recession proof industry

Highly profitable and rewarding business for you

Related Franchise Categories
Related Franchise Types

FemaleFranchise

Women in Franchising, franchises for women, UK Franchise Opportunities. Discover what is Franchising and explore new career opportunities and alternatives to jobs for women, careers for women, work from home franchises and business opportunities.

Latest News
To subscribe to our newsletter about the latest franchise opportunities and information, please enter your email address:
Latest Tweets

Business Resale of the Day: Trophy Pet Foods Franchise @TrophyPetFoods in the North East for £39,000 - t.co/V5Eb216Xce

11:00 AM Apr 20th

Take a look at the franchises other people have been requesting this week - t.co/Rgj1y06xJs #FridayNewst.co/YWMp7vAFhs

10:00 AM Apr 20th
You have selected no franchises Complete your requests