About Jim’s Mowing

Jim’s Mowing was the first division in the Jim’s Group, which now numbers 37 separate divisions, operating in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and now expanding in the UK. Jim Penman founded Jim’s Group over 25 years ago based on the strong principle of delivering excellent customer service. The popularity of the basic ethos lies at the heart of the success of all the Jim’s business owners, past present and future. To find out more about the strength and breadth of the Jim’s Group click on this link www.jims.net

The Jim’s Mowing franchise model was created in Australia in 1989 to offer the public a garden maintenance brand that stood for high standards of work, delivered by a highly trained and accountable team at a great value price. Today the ever growing Jim’s Mowing brand delivers its services to an average of 10,000 customers every day around the globe!

weddingJim’s Mowing Franchise owners don’t just mow lawns! As the name suggests, their principal service is cutting grass, however they can do almost anything their clients require in their garden and grounds, as frequently as they would like it, including:

  • Lawn mowing
  • All year round lawn maintenance including scarifying and aeration
  • Hedge trimming
  • Pruning
  • General gardening such as weeding and planting
  • Pressure washing
  • Artificial turf installation
  • Gutter guard installation & maintenance

A Day In The Life Of A Jim’s Mowing Franchise Owner

jims-mowing-franchise-1As a Jim’s Mowing Franchise owner, you will spend your days working in the fresh air and working flexible hours delivering your Garden Maintenance Business services to clients in your local area.  Not a bad way to earn a living whilst building your own local business at the same time is it?

As demand in your area grows through repeat business, referrals and local marketing, you will have the option to increase your capacity by employing staff and investing in more equipment. Many Jim’s Mowing Franchise owners have chosen to expand into neighboring territories, whilst others have chosen to limit the number of jobs they do in accordance with the work-life balance they want – it’s their Garden Maintenance Business and their choice!

Very few Jim’s Mowing Franchise owners join already with a high degree of gardening skill. Most are looking for an opportunity to be their own boss and in most cases, leave their work suits in the wardrobe and regimented working hours in the past, to embrace a new life working in the great outdoors!  Let’s look at how it works.

At Jim’s Mowing, they are proud of their proven and successful business model, their exceptional approach to customer service and unrivaled training and business development support they provide to their Jim’s Mowing Franchise owners.

What does it cost?

jims-mowing-franchise-2You will receive:

  • A comprehensive package of equipment, training and marketing before you visit your first customer and as you would expect from a global brand, there is on-going support for work generation
  • A central admin centre which distributes new leads generated from national advertising to Jim’s Mowing Franchise owners
  • Use of an excellent enquiry management system
  • Bulk buying discounts and much, much more.

And with the Jim’s Mowing Work Availability Guarantee Scheme, they will help to sponsor your growth in the early stages of trading until you start to reach a certain level of income.

The Franchise Fee for a Jim’s Mowing Franchise is just £15,000 (plus VAT where applicable), which includes £2,500 worth of equipment.

jims-mowing-franchise-4After that, you pay a modest and fixed monthly management fee that means the more you work, the more you keep. You should also budget for sufficient working capital to get you through the first few months, however, in your start-up phase the Jim’s Mowing Franchise offers an income guarantee of £550 per week until you have sufficient clients to generate income in excess of this.

The main franchise banks will often lend you between 50% and 70% of the total investment of your Garden Maintenance Business, so make sure you consult with their dedicated franchise teams – Jim’s Mowing will be happy to make an introduction for you if borrowing is required.

So, if becoming part of the Jim’s Mowing Franchise network, the hugely successful Garden Maintenance Business sounds like the change in lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of.