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6 Key Strategies For Gearing Up Your Automotive Franchise

Automotive franchises are a wonderful opportunity for car enthusiasts who want to get into their own business. There are so many automotive related franchise choices, such as car wash, service and repairs, tyres, batteries, tools, car rentals, and the list goes on.   While the lure of owning an automotive franchise might sound exciting, remember,… Continue reading 6 Key Strategies For Gearing Up Your Automotive Franchise

The Recipe for Rescuing a Failing Franchisee Business: Inspirational Turnarounds

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In the world of franchising, not all franchise ventures guarantee success, as many franchisees encounter challenges that threaten the sustainability of their businesses. This opinion piece explores strategies crucial for revitalising struggling franchisees and emphasises the important role franchisors play in leading and supporting them. Drawing from real-world examples of franchises that have successfully turned… Continue reading The Recipe for Rescuing a Failing Franchisee Business: Inspirational Turnarounds

The Integral Role of Intellectual Property Protection in Safeguarding Your Franchise’s Future

In the dynamic and competitive world of franchising, intellectual property (IP) serves not just as a legal asset but as the very cornerstone of brand identity and market presence. Building on our previous article on comprehensive strategies to shield your franchise, this article delves deeper into the critical role of IP protection. We focus particularly… Continue reading The Integral Role of Intellectual Property Protection in Safeguarding Your Franchise’s Future

Maximising Profitability: Cost Management Strategies for Franchise Owners

All businesses operate in a competitive environment, and times of change can often mean margin squeeze and reduced profitability. Franchise businesses are no different, and sometimes also face their own unique challenges when it comes to what factors might be (or seem to be) outside of the control of the franchisee.   That having been… Continue reading Maximising Profitability: Cost Management Strategies for Franchise Owners

Ensuring the Franchising Code of Conduct delivers for Franchisees and Franchisers.

The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to work closely with the Franchise Sector on the ongoing evolution of the Franchising Code of Conduct to support the success of franchisees and franchisors.   Minister for Small Business the Hon Julie Collins and Independent Reviewer Dr Michael Schaper have both acknowledged the… Continue reading Ensuring the Franchising Code of Conduct delivers for Franchisees and Franchisers.

Simple checks for super success

As an employer, paying super is a critical part for setting up your employees’ long-term financial security.  To ensure their superannuation guarantee (SG) is paid in full, on time and to the right fund, here’s some simple checks for super success:   Check your employees’ eligibility  Time to check your workers are correctly classified!  … Continue reading Simple checks for super success

Home service franchises at risk of brand damage

Any franchise where staff enter private property to perform their service is at risk of brand damage. For example, what if someone is caught on camera doing something inappropriate?, what if a worker is accused of stealing something? or what if the client alleges that faulty workmanship led to a serious injury? I could go… Continue reading Home service franchises at risk of brand damage

Home Services – Taking care of business

Do you remember that great song “Takin’ Care of Business” written by the Canadian rock group Bachman -Turner Overdrive (BTO) for their 1973 album?   Maybe this is showing my age! The song was about a recording technician who would take the 8:15 a.m. train to work, inspiring the lyrics “take the 8:15 into the city”.  … Continue reading Home Services – Taking care of business

Managing the tricky side of the home service sector

All those years ago when I first became involved with franchising, the franchised home service industries were pretty much limited to lawn mowing and cleaning domestic properties. Franchised businesses were concentrated in the bricks and mortar arena. Predominantly retail and food. Why? Because franchisees attracted to these areas had the skills to take on the… Continue reading Managing the tricky side of the home service sector

4-3-2-1 – Kaboom! The reason that Franchising in the Home Services industry has blown up

As a franchise consulting firm with over 50% market share in Australia we have a very close view on the franchise sector through the brands that we assist launch into franchising and through the recruitment services we offer.   We have seen a significant increase in the number of home service franchises entering the market… Continue reading 4-3-2-1 – Kaboom! The reason that Franchising in the Home Services industry has blown up