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Behind the Headlines – With Jason Gehrke

Franchisee with $300m annual sales terminated   The largest franchisee of electronics and furniture retail franchise Harvey Norman has been terminated after two of his staff were charged with fraud, according to a media report.   The former franchisee, who had been involved with Harvey Norman for more than 30 years, operated wholesale franchise Harvey… Continue reading Behind the Headlines – With Jason Gehrke

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.

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

How to Advance Your Career While Working Remotely

Advancing your career while working remotely can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. Here’s how to climb the ladder while working from home. The remote work movement has been steadily gaining traction since mid-2020. The age of technology has provided all the necessary tools to collaborate with team members, host virtual meetings, and submit work… Continue reading How to Advance Your Career While Working Remotely

BUSINESS SENTIMENT PLUMMETS AS RESTRICTIONS BITE

Growing concern about the continuing impact of government lockdowns is undermining business optimism of recovery in the next six months, according to the latest Australian Franchise Business “Pulse Check” survey.

COULD A HOME SERVICES FRANCHISE BE THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOU

The home is one of our most valuable assets, so it’s no surprise that maintaining and improving our biggest investment is always going to be high on our priority list. There is always something that needs improving, fixing or renovating around the house.   Furthermore, as a nation, we are busier than ever and with… Continue reading COULD A HOME SERVICES FRANCHISE BE THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOU

BEHIND THE HEADLINES

Franchising Code exposure draft changes & supporting guide released The federal government has released an exposure draft of proposed changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct and a supporting guide relating to the changes, and accepted public submissions for just three weeks, closing on Friday, December 4. The exposure draft identified specific changes to the… Continue reading BEHIND THE HEADLINES