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Obtaining Finance, Inflation and Rising Interest Rates – What you need to know

What is inflation anyway? Put simply ‘inflation’ is the rise in costs of goods and services over time. High inflation means the price of things is going up fast, low inflation and prices are going up slowly. Inflation is significantly driven by supply and demand, if demand is high and supply is low then prices… Continue reading Obtaining Finance, Inflation and Rising Interest Rates – What you need to know

Business optimism on show in 2022

The first quarter of 2022 showed much more optimism in business than 2021 and I attended the IFA Annual Convention in San Diego, California in March to hear from leading international business experts and entrepreneurs re the post-COVID business landscape.

I’m starting a Franchise Business – What can I finance?

When it comes to funding the expenses associated with your business start-up it is sometimes easy to think ‘it’s all the same pile of sand’; you’ve got all your costs (franchise fees, legal costs, equipment, property bond, fitout, stock, working capital) and you’ve got some money to cover those costs (savings, friends & family, investors,… Continue reading I’m starting a Franchise Business – What can I finance?

Three Financial Risks every Franchise Buyer should be aware of

Every person who starts a business faces financial risk. It is possible that you might lose all or some of your investment, or may not make as much money as you hope for.

UNPACKING YOUR FRANCHISE FINANCE OPTIONS

Whether you’re starting a new franchise or you’re already in business, the myriad of finance options available can be confusing and it’s often difficult to know which finance product will suit your business best. In this article we’ll talk about some of the different financing options available and how they can be applied to some… Continue reading UNPACKING YOUR FRANCHISE FINANCE OPTIONS

Five key questions for your financial due diligence

Financial due diligence is the process of investigating the financial potential of the franchise you’re interested in and understanding the financial risks. It’s a good idea to get advice from an expert franchise accountant, however it’s also important to know what questions to ask. In this article we’ll highlight some of the important questions a… Continue reading Five key questions for your financial due diligence

KEY INSURANCE TRENDS FOR 2021

Working with some of the world’s largest insurance carriers for over three decades, large-scale global trends emerge and recede year-on-year. Today, the industry is amid a game-changing course correction that will transform and redefine ‘business as usual’. While the pandemic has tested every business continuity plan to be true or false, there has been some… Continue reading KEY INSURANCE TRENDS FOR 2021

TIPS FOR SETTING YOUR BUSINESS UP FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2021

With 2020 behind us, it’s time to turn our attention to 2021. Many businesses are still suffering the effects of last year’s natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic, which are likely to be a consideration for the foreseeable future. We want small businesses to have the information and support they need to get back on… Continue reading TIPS FOR SETTING YOUR BUSINESS UP FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2021

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MARKETING FUND DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS

Marketing funds and associated disclosure have come under increased Government and industry scrutiny in recent times.  Now with a Federal Task Force releasing its findings, there’s a lot more for Franchisees and Franchisors to digest in terms of their responsibilities and rights. Marketing funds allow a Franchisor to obtain financial resources for promotional or marketing… Continue reading RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MARKETING FUND DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS

Support to Close Out 2020

2020 has been an incredibly tough year, and as it draws to a close, we are all hoping that 2021 brings better times. From the ongoing drought, to bushfires, floods and of course the impacts of COVID-19, small businesses have never had it tougher. As the challenges of 2020 continue to evolve, we understand many… Continue reading Support to Close Out 2020