Dwyer Franchising, LLC (“Dwyer Group”), one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, yesterday announced it has been acquired by Harvest Partners, LP (“Harvest Partners” or “Harvest”), a New York-based private equity firm. The deal marks the fourth and largest private equity transaction of Dwyer Group in the franchise organisation’s history. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
It's the weekend, yet again DIY stores up and down the country will be full of people looking to enhance their homes. This could be new light fittings, chrome switches, etc...
So it's only a couple of wires, anyone can do that right?
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Mr. Electric, the UK’s leading electrical franchise brand, has teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton Homes to trial a new smart heating system, Heat Genius, to help homeowners reduce their energy consumption and bills by only heating the rooms that are being used. Mr. Electric Wolverhampton is one of the electrical businesses involved in the six month trial and recently installed the new intelligent heating system into one of City of Wolverhampton Council homes managed by Wolverhampton Homes.
NICEIC and ELECSA have today (May 24) launched a new national consumer campaign to promote the use of registered electricians. Entitled ‘Ban the Bravado’, the campaign will look at some of the dangerous DIY electrical jobs people will take on around the home. Former footballer and TV star Dion Dublin will front the campaign which coincides with the May Bank Holiday weekend – when traditionally more DIY jobs are carried out around the home.