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Advice & Tips

Mistakes to avoid when buying a franchise

Buying a business|May 11th, 2017|

Preparing to buy a franchise and become your own boss is an exciting time – but it can also be overwhelming as you endeavour to invest well in your future and give yourself the best chance to succeed. […]

4 ways to really prepare your business for sale

Selling a business|May 5th, 2017|

Selling a business is different to selling almost anything else, and can be mentally and emotionally demanding. Before you get started, it’s important to understand your business from a buyers’ perspective. […]

What you can learn from current franchisees: topfranchise Awards & Gutter-Vac

Franchisors, Trends & News|April 27th, 2017|

What does it mean to be a top franchise? We caught up with topfranchise Award winners, Gutter-Vac to find out! […]

Four ways to become a franchisee

Buying a business|April 6th, 2017|

Becoming a franchisee can be a great way to become your own boss and own a small business, without the stress and unknown requirements of a start-up. […]

The small business guide to seeking, hiring and retaining talent

Becoming a business owner|April 3rd, 2017|

Great people are essential to running a successful small business or franchise. But how do you find great people? And once you’ve found them – what can you do to retain them? […]

Revving up for growth: topfranchise Awards & Smartline

Franchisors, Trends & News|March 27th, 2017|

What does it mean to be a top franchise? We caught up with eight time topfranchise Award winners, Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisors to find out! […]

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. […]