With unemployment on the increase, many people are facing the prospect of redundancy through no fault of their own. Others have returned from overseas to make a fresh start. One option to consider is buying your own business – but how do you make a safe and sensible decision?
Buying a franchise can offer you strength in numbers, as you can read in the latest issue of our magazine. Get your free print copy or download a free digital copy now. There’s lots more info on this website, too – from how to choose the right business to finding finance, and legal and accounting advice. There are also profiles of opportunities and a Directory of franchises for sale and advisors.
Anchor franchisees give credit where credit is due
25 Years of Winners
See the results of the 2019 Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards
One of the questions that anyone who works in franchising is regularly asked is ‘What’s the next big thing, then?’ Here are some thoughts to help readers decide the answer for themselves
Philip Morrison of Franchise Accountants explains what financial reports can tell you about the business you’re buying
Protect your own interests as you assess any franchise business opportunity. Translated versions of this article are available in Hindi, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Korean.
What do you need to know before you buy a franchise? Here's a comprehensive list of over 250 vital questions to ask the franchisor that will help you make the right decision.
April 2020 – Facing redundancy? Simon Lord discusses the pros and cons of buying a franchise
In Our Latest Issue
Fresh Start - When you lose your job, is buying a business a good option? We talk to four people who decided to invest in themselves.
10 Financial Reasons To Buy A Franchise - Thinking of buying or starting a business? Here are ten reasons why a franchise could be your best financial option.
What Can You Afford? - Before you start looking at any particular franchise, you need to know what’s possible. Here's how to evaluate your own financial position.
No Experience Required - How can you build a business in a completely new industry? Franchising can help you do just that, and online training makes it even easier
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