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Franchising Advice

Learn more about making the choice to become a Franchisee, by reading the following articles. 


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Franchising Code
The Franchising Code of Conduct is a mandatory industry code of conduct that has the force of law under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act).   Purpose

The code aims to regulate the conduct of participants in franchising towards each other and to ensure that they are sufficiently informed a...

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Franchise Due Diligence


Buying any business including a franchised business is an important step. The wrong decision can affect your bank balance, your health and your marriage/relationships.

It is not something to be rushed. At Bywaters Timms we have advise...

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11 Franchising Tips for 2011...

1) Franchises have a higher likelihood of success than other business models-
Some studies show that franchises have a success rate of approximately 90% as compared to only about 15% for businesses that are started from the ground up. The exact accuracy of these statistics are constantly argued by those in the industry, however, it is only ...

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Multi-unit franchisee recruitment the key

There may be a potential franchisee recruitment market franchisors are overlooking, according to Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence Researcher Dr Stephen Bennett.

“Instead of only considering single unit suitability in the initial franchisee recruitment process, franchisors should consider suitability for multiple unit ...

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Angel Investors Funding Franchises

So the bank has politely declined your request to finance your franchise purchase- but they’ll keep your mortgage for the moment off course! 

Before you abandon your dream of owning a franchise, it may be time to consider the other funding alternative – angel investors.  To be clear, this involves exchanging a degre...

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Ralph Fioretti is a man on a mission; to bring Zarraffa’s-style drive thru coffee to Brisbane for the first time. ...Read more

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Twice the Coffee for Major Gold Coast Arterial Road

In what may be considered a surprise move, franchisees Jimmy and Bernadette Williams will open the doors today to another Za...Read more

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Expert Advice

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What is the formula for franchise growth

In order to penetrate a market, rapid franchise unit growth is important. However few franchises appreciate the impact of...Read more

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Six 'Cs' for international franchise expansion

With many franchises looking to expand their franchises internationally we thought it was time to revisit Asiawide Franchise...Read more

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Event Apps and Exhibitor Portal Launched.

Event technology company, iVvy, is adding more valuable, inclusive features to its eventmanagement system; increasing productiv...Read more

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