Valuable community service sweeps across UK

Driving Miss Daisy, a New Zealand-based franchise with networks in Australia and Canada, is now fully operating in the UK. Driving Miss Daisy are offer aspiring business owners the opportunity to do something for themselves whilst offering their local community a terrific service.

Driving Miss Daisy is a business with a heart. They are renowned for offering a safe, caring and reliable service for those in the community who find it difficult to get out and about. Franchisees provide transportation and companionship for the elderly, disabled and children, among many others! They offer assistance with anything from medical appointments to a trip to the hairdressers or make social outings possible and, most of all, enjoyable.

“Driving Miss Daisy enables us to do some good, have some fun and make some money. We’re creating a sustainable operation that benefits some of the most vulnerable people in the community. We offer you support with the business side of things so experience there is less essential but the most important thing is the absolute drive and passion to make a difference in people’s lives,” explains Greg Blezard, chief operating officer of Driving Miss Daisy.

The Driving Miss Daisy franchise package is available for £12,000 and you will also have your very own Driving Miss Daisy branded car, specially modified for your services. A great opportunity if you want to run a successful and valuable service.

According to Age UK, there are currently 11 million people aged 65 or over in the UK and 3 million aged 80 or over. By 2030, the number of people aged 60 or over is projected to pass the 20 million mark. Not only are our communities rapidly aging, the physically and cognitively challenged are also facing more isolation than ever before. Driving Miss Daisy sets out to empower the least mobile of society to live more independent lives and provide a social service for those who live alone.

Driving Miss Daisy are looking to partner with people who have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A caring attitude toward others.
  • Self-motivation and are energetic and enthusiastic.
  • A determination to succeed.
  • Honesty, integrity and trustworthiness.

Sound like something you could do?

You can find out more about the Driving Miss Daisy franchise by calling us on 0333 014 6211 or visiting

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