At the time he was already making around £70,000
a year, having worked part-time for the company
four years before leaving teaching.
Porsche arrived earlier this year - a gift from
in recognition of the couple's top sales record.
They have twice won the company's distributor
of the year award.
rewards have included holidays to Florida, Arizona,
Thailand and Australia, as well as breaks in
Europe. "The company takes us away twice
a year - five-star all expenses paid for,"
father of two teenage children started his new
career in the same way as many other Kleeneze
distributors, after a friend called and put
a catalogue through the door. It cost the couple
£65 to startup their business, distributing
catalaogues and collecting and managing orders
for everything from coffee tables to mops to
most of their income now comes from managing
a network of 3,000 other Kleeneze distributors;
they can commission and royalty bonuses on their
own orders plus the orders of any other distributors
they have recruited.
does beat teaching," Mr Webb said. "I
recognise the pressures on teachers. I really
enjoyed teaching and the kids. But with all
the pressures they started loading on I thought
I would go pop, and I had to get away from it."
say to me, I couldn't do that because it's selling.
I tried double glazing for a year and I couldn't
take money off people - it didn't feel right.
But there is no selling here, and I have a class
49 year old added: "What tends to happen
with teachers is they get a bit institutionalised.
They've been in schools since they were five,
they're used to it and often they don't see
another way. But there are quite a few teachers
in the business, thought although not neccessarily
in my Kleeneze network."
has given us all the finer things in life. It
gives me the opportunity to offer the same king
of lifestyle to other people."