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Keeping it casual: Recruiting and retaining a casual workforce

Becoming a business owner|March 22nd, 2017|

Managing casual staff is a real challenge for new business owners. Having a pool of casual employees is great for the bottom line, but when you need people now, it’s galling to find that they’ve gone elsewhere. Guzman Y Gomez franchisee Tom Graham identifies his casual recruitment strategies. […]

A day in the life of a builder

Buying a business, Spotlight on small business|March 14th, 2017|

To learn more about what it’s really like to own a building franchise, we speak with Jonathon, the owner of a Hotondo Homes franchise to get the inside scoop. […]

First-time franchisee: Banking on burritos

Buying a business|March 9th, 2017|

Once a banker, Tom Graham is making his mark on the world selling mouth-watering burritos. […]

Who should you trust when buying a business?

Buying a business|February 17th, 2017|

Buying a business can be an exciting, yet stressful time, and isn’t something most people do every day. So, it’s important that you assemble a team of trusted professionals to advise you through the process. […]

Creating the perfect franchise conference

Franchisors|February 14th, 2017|

As a franchisor, conferences present a huge opportunity to strengthen the franchise as a whole, and inspire and motivate your stakeholders. To find out more about hosting the perfect conference we caught up with Michael Renwick, the Managing Director of Hotondo Homes. […]

Working for yourself, not by yourself – why franchising might be right for you

Buying a business|February 8th, 2017|

If you’re passionate about a particular trade or have a specific skill set, chances are you would have considered going into business for yourself. And you wouldn’t be alone. There are thousands of people who every day, like you, wonder what they would need to do to take the leap and go out on their own. […]

Five things a first-time franchisee needs to know

Buying a business|February 2nd, 2017|

There’s a point in many people’s lives when they consider running their own business. But not everyone has a killer idea or knows the nitty gritty of how to launch and run a business.

That’s why many would-be business owners turn to franchising. […]