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Is starting your own business as scary as it sounds?

There’s no doubt that going into business for yourself can be as terrifying as it is exciting, but is starting your own business really as scary as it is sounds? […]

November 16th, 2017|Buying a business|

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The 5 ‘Ps’ to being your own boss

If you have reached a career hiatus and are wondering what move to make next, then small-business ownership might be worth considering. […]

September 20th, 2017|Buying a business|

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Five ways to maintain your work-life balance

How much time do you spend ‘in the office’ even when you’re not physically there? One of the biggest issues with maintaining a work-life balance is not how to balance your lifestyle, but actually recognising there’s a problem to begin with. […]

Tips on owning a business with your partner

Managing a relationship with your partner can be challenging at the best of times, so what happens when you decide to buy a business and begin working AND living together? […]

Keeping it casual: Recruiting and retaining a casual workforce

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

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. […]

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

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. […]

February 8th, 2017|Buying a business|

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