This issue of Business Franchise Magazine follows the successful Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo in Sydney, which showcased the accomplishments of the industry and the enthusiasm of those who work within it. Read all about it on page 84.

The next Expo will be held in Perth on 6 May, followed by Brisbane 21-22 July, and Melbourne 25-26 August. Business Franchise readers can get free tickets when booking online using the code BFM. You can also visit our stand at the next expo to meet us in person!

Workcover WA’s Stephen Psaila-Savona has shared his advice on page 60 for how to protect both yourself and your workers when accidents occur, so that you can enjoy the opportunities of franchising without letting your responsibilities hinder your success.

This issue features Fixed vs Mobile Franchises, in order to help you decide what kind of territory is right for you. Starting on page 33, this feature explores the benefits of running a mobile franchise, working from home, or operating from a fixed location.

On the cover is customised furniture success story BoConcept. Franchisee Bill Zheng shares his story on page 10 of how he reached out to the brand to set up the first BoConcept site in Australia.

As always, the magazine is packed with all this and more of the latest news, expert advice, and opportunities from the franchising industry.

Enjoy the read,
Joanne Tuffy