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7 crucial questions on privacy rules

03/02/2020

The sale and purchase of a small business or franchise often includes the vendor’s client list and client personal information acquired over many years and forms part of its confidential

Do I always have to pay franchise fees?

27/11/2019

“Surely I don’t have to pay fees if the franchise lets me down?” Is this fact or fiction? Let’s take a closer look… It’s a fact of life that despite

When staff walk out with your trade secrets

02/09/2019

Thanks for the memories, oh and your confidential information! What can you do when an employee walks out the door with your valuable knowledge? It seems a common occurrence these days.

3 franchise agreement warning signs to watch out for

08/08/2019

Buying a franchise, like any major business decision is no certainty for success. Three things you can be certain of prior to signing a franchise agreement, however, are stress, anxiety

3 ways to avoid a franchise disaster

22/07/2019

Want to get into business for yourself but can’t shake the lingering doubts? While it’s normal to feel anxious about a new opportunity, it is crucial that you investigate your

7 franchise myths exposed

03/07/2019

Franchising is often a misunderstood area for the uninitiated. Potential new franchisees are often naïve about what to expect from a franchise and the rules governing franchising as a whole.

How to time franchisees start dates

17/06/2019

Setting the dates for a new franchisee to start training and business operations can be somewhat like a tug of war. Everyone and their respective professional advisors will have different

4 franchise documents every franchisee needs to review

13/06/2019

Franchising is governed by a strict set of rules and regulations, many of which revolve around documentation. But with so many lengthy agreements and franchise documents to review, how can

How to get the best franchise deal

03/06/2019

When it comes to franchising and leasing, the documents you sign will govern your business dealings for many years to come. There’s a very limited ability to renegotiate in the

5 steps to success as a first-time franchisee

28/05/2019

If you are eager to buy into a franchise business as a first-time franchisee, now is the time to prepare for major legislation changes potentially set to shake up the