Immigration

Articles focussing specifically on information and advice for new immigrants to New Zealand.

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Here’s a selection of the most popular articles in this section.

Advice for new residents in NZ (in 5 languages)

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.

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Advice for new residents in NZ (in 5 languages)

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.

franchising for CHINESE IMMIGRANTS

March 2011 - Chinese immigrants are increasingly turning to franchising as a way of getting into business in New Zealand. Simon Lord hears expert opinions on the reasons, the benefits and the issues

CHINESE LANGUAGE: what's in the disclosure document?

The attached translation of one of our most popular articles has been supplied by our friends at AsiaWide Franchise in Singapore. Click to open the pdf.

STARTING AFRESH in New Zealand

Simon Lord considers the opportunities and issues for immigrants looking at franchised businesses

The changing face of franchising

February 2015 - Most buyers of existing franchise units are recent immigrants. What challenges does that pose for franchisors, and where are the opportunities?

Advice for New Residents in Traditional Chinese

This advice is intended to help non-English-speakers assess any franchise business opportunity. These guidelines in Traditional Chinese have been specially prepared by Franchise New Zealand magazine & website for the Franchise Association of New Zealand. You will need Traditional Chinese fonts installed to read this article.

Advice for New Residents in Simplified Chinese

This advice is intended to help non-English-speakers assess any franchise business opportunity. These guidelines in Simplified Chinese have been specially prepared by Franchise New Zealand magazine & website for the Franchise Association of New Zealand. You will need Simplified Chinese fonts installed to read this article.

Immigration to NZ, Brexit and the Trump Factor

Simon Lord talks to Bill Milnes of Laurent Law and Andy Chang of Westpac about immigration trends and their impact on franchising

Immigration rules explained

June 2015 - Immigration is always a hot topic for franchisors, potential franchisees and existing franchisees looking to employ staff. Bill Milnes summarises the current position

Franchises suffer as Immigration New Zealand changes rule interpretation

A change of attitude by Immigration New Zealand in 2014 made it harder for franchisees to find suitable staff at a time when unemployment is declining.

Getting in, Getting on

September 2009 - Bill Milnes provides a guide to immigration issues for franchisees and franchisors

Good English matters for franchisee success

A study reveals that English literacy can have a major impact on franchisee performance

IMMIGRATION ADVISORS – what should you believe?

October 2011 - Tammy Bell, an expert on settlement and migration in New Zealand from the move2nz website, suggests that some immigration advisors are scaremongering for their own financial gain

Advice for New Residents in Korean

This advice is intended to help non-English-speakers assess any franchise business opportunity. These guidelines in Korean have been specially prepared by Franchise New Zealand magazine & website for the Franchise Association of New Zealand. You will need Korean fonts installed to read this article.

NZ businesses need to integrate with immigrants

When it comes to immigrant groups, it is New Zealand businesses which should be integrating with the diverse cultural needs of those groups, rather than the other way around. So says Simon Nikoloff of KiwiHost New Zealand.

Award-winning immigrants prove value of franchising

If you think it is hard to recruit staff or franchisees at the moment, spare a thought for the businesses of Westport.

Emigrating to NZ - The Franchise Option

Buying a franchise is an option for many immigrants to New Zealand. Simon Lord looks at the issues involved in starting your own business in a new country.

Franchise advice for migrants to NZ

December 2009 - What can new migrants expect when they buy a franchise – and what should they look out for? Philip Morrison offers some advice

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