Business Advice

Is Buying A Franchise Like Buying A House?

The words “buy” and “sell” are often used in relation to the acquisition and transfer of franchise businesses, but what do franchisees actually buy? The overwhelming majority of people who are attracted to franchising are first timers in business who are drawn by the branding, support and infrastructure provided by a franchise chain that takes the ...

What is due diligence?

At the point of receiving disclosure documentation, many potential franchisees are recommended by their franchisors to use the Franchising Code’s 14-daywaiting period to undertake their due diligence on the franchise investment. The problem for many potential franchisees at this point is that they don’t know what due diligence is and may have never heard the t...