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The secret ingredient of a successful franchisee

By Aaron Smith, KX Pilates founder Many in the franchising industry believe that you shouldn’t recruit franchisees with zero business experience. Here’s why I think...

Want to get more out of your business by doing less? Tips for budding franchisees

There’s a common misconception in the small business world that being your own boss means you sacrifice a healthy work/life balance. While putting in...

Franchising: a secure, flexible career refresh

The recently released Franchising Australia Report from Griffith University tells a positive story for franchising, and particularly the retail sector. The report revealed there...

Thinking of starting a franchise? Here are three characteristics you’ll need to succeed

Recent research from Griffith University’s Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence shows there are an estimated 70,700 business format franchised units in Australia. That’s thousands of...

“We’re responding to an outdated ‘hope and pray’ recruitment model”, says iRecruit’s CEO

Fed up with the time and money they’d each wasted on a 'trial and error' approach to recruitment, serial entrepreneurs Aleksander Svetski and Todd...

Government releases updated Franchising Code of Conduct

The Abbott Government has released an updated Franchising Code of Conduct, which Small Business Minister Bruce Billson says will save the sector an estimated $8.6 million per year.

Taking risks in business

Many business owners shy away from taking their own enterprise to the next level. Expansion can be hard and it involves risk. However, there are...

Froyo: passing fad or lasting success?

Krispy Kreme and Starbucks outlets may have dotted the streets of cities around Australia just a few years ago, but frozen yogurt has taken over.

Is it time to consider a franchise?

In the search for a balanced life that matches ambition, flexibility and achievement, franchising keeps popping up and raising its hand for attention. And...

When franchising meets innovation

Find out how one of Australia’s most innovative franchisors brought a brand back from the brink, and successfully navigated one of the toughest economic climates in history.

Audi’s first all-electric RS model confirmed for 2021

The Audi RS E-Tron GT will be Audi’s first all-electric RS model and is set to grace roads in 2021.

Biden presidency will likely bring more stability for Australian businesses, experts say

With the announcement of Joe Biden's win over the US election earlier this week comes news from experts that Australian SMBs are...

‘Caring for country is part of our charter’: Narelle Anderson

Narelle Anderson is the Founder and Managing Director of Envirobank Recycling, an Indigenous-owned company that aims to incentivise bottle and can recycling....

Indigenous engagement should be prioritised by businesses, new guide says

The local network of the UN Global Compact, the Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA), today launched The Australian Business Guide to Implementing...

Celebrating and supporting Indigenous businesses during and beyond NAIDOC Week 2020

As Australia celebrates NAIDOC Week 2020, it is vital to put the spotlight on Australia’s thriving Indigenous businesses. We celebrate up-and-coming and...

Let’s Talk: Black Friday

After an incredibly challenging year, the upcoming Black Friday sales on the 27 November presents as an attractive opportunity for engaging new...

Small businesses receive stronger protections against unfair contract terms

Commonwealth and state and territory consumer affairs ministers have agreed to strengthen existing unfair contract term protections in the Australian Consumer Law,...

Sustainable packaging startup hit by Chinese-Australian trade tensions

Australian sustainable packaging startup Planet Protector Packaging has been one victim of the Chinese-Australian trade tensions, after their deal to provide the...