24th December 2021

Christmas 2021

A Christmas message from owner of BIG TOM, Tom Ingram “Wishing everyone reading a very happy and peaceful Christmas. Let’s hope that friends and family can […]
13th December 2021

Controlling your work diary

Driving instructors will often complain of a sense of loss of control of their work schedule, typically involving the following: A ‘pay as you go’ driving […]
13th December 2021

The unconfident driving instructor

We all suffer from bouts of self-doubt where we don’t feel confident in ourselves at certain times. Driving instructors are particularly susceptible to this due to […]
9th December 2021

Open a Kent Branch

 James travelled up to us from Gillingham in Kent to have a BIG TOM intensive driving course and look what his feedback said! On the BIG […]
8th December 2021

Core values for the BIG TOM franchise

  The number one priority for BIG TOM franchisees is to maintain safety for customers and other road users.  We incorporate many techniques to nurture this […]
7th December 2021

Data Privacy for BIG TOM Franchisees

Data Privacy for Franchisees This policy (together with our terms of use in the BIG TOM Privacy Policy) set out the basis on which any personal […]
7th December 2021

Privacy Policy BIG TOM Driving School Franchise Ltd

Privacy Policy BIG TOM Driving School Franchise Ltd Notice of Privacy Policy for BIG TOM Driving School Franchise Ltd This privacy policy explains how we use […]
23rd November 2021

Helping people to learn how to learn

At its very core, this is what BIG TOM does in barrel loads. We help people to learn how to learn. We make learning easier. How […]
12th November 2021

Communication Skills

When you are working with a pupil while providing in-car driving training, clear communication is essential. The effective two-way communication that driving instructors should find so […]
3rd November 2021

BIG TOM Driving School Franchise Wellbeing Charter

Introduction from Franchise Owner, Tom Ingram:      Never before have there been so many pressures placed upon the day to day working of driving instructors. The […]
20th April 2023

A growth mindset

BIG TOM has been providing driving training that encompasses a growth mindset via intensive courses and pay as you go driving lessons for over 13 years, […]
2nd April 2023

Questions for a driving school franchise

When you start a new career as a driving instructor, there will be a few concerns that you naturally have. Read this blog here to see […]
30th March 2023

BIG TOM Driving School Performance 2022 – 2023

The following information is being provided here on the BIG TOM Franchise website to reassure prospective driving instructors of our commitment to being a responsible training […]
28th March 2023

Driving Instructor for Beginners 4

In this next article we will be looking at some of the challenges that we come across as driving instructors.    As you would expect, working […]