By becoming a Chemex franchise owner, Margaret Crinks has been able to manage a successful franchise with her husband Stephen and run a household while looking after their daughter.
Following the birth of their daughter, Margaret and Stephen Crinks decided to become self-employed so that they could spend more quality time together as a family. After two years of thorough research, the couple found their ideal franchise – hygiene and cleaning product supplier Chemex. Fast forward 17 years and the couple have gone on to build a successful business with 250 repeat clients.
“When I found out I was pregnant, my husband Stephen and I made the decision to change careers and build a family-friendly business,” reflects Margaret (pictured 4th from the left with Stephen). “That way we would have complete control over the hours we worked and would be able to fit running the business around taking care of our daughter. Full story.