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last updated 25/10/2020


Next webinar: Business after Redundancy

last updated 25/10/2020


15 October 2020 - Our webinars on buying a business after redundancy are proving popular. Get free, independent advice from leading experts on how to make a safe and sensible decision. Our next webinar is on the evening of Wednesday 28th October. To register, all you have to do is email editor@franchise.co.nz with your name and which area of the country you are from.

Dean Madsen of Westpac., Simon Lord of Franchise New Zealand and Philip Morrison of Franchise Accountants offer advice in this free webinar

This webinar is for:

  • Anyone facing or following redundancy who is looking at buying a business
  • NZ residents and returning Kiwis
  • People wanting to know more about franchising as an opportunity

The webinar will be presented via Zoom so you can join in from a computer, device or just your phone. Places are reserved for people in the above categories, not advisors or franchisors.

To register for this free event, all you have to do is email editor@franchise.co.nz. Please give us your name and let us know which area of the country you are from. You will then be sent a log-in code for the webinar and a reminder shortly before the event.

Your experts

The presenters have over 70 years of experience helping people find and evaluate franchise businesses, including Dean Madsen, Senior Franchise Manager of Westpac; Philip Morrison of award-winning Franchise Accountants; and Simon Lord, founder of Franchise New Zealand. No franchisors will be represented; this is not a sales session - it's just to help you find out what you need to know.

Topics covered

About franchising

  • Redundancy as a new beginning
  • The franchise market in New Zealand
  • Pros and cons of buying a franchise
  • How to find an opportunity

Funding a business

  • The current market
  • Finding funding in challenging times
  • Using assets to secure funding
  • Cashflow lending (borrowing against the business)

Will it make money?

  • Redundancy payments – taxed or not?
  • Do the numbers work?
  • What are the critical factors for financial success?
  • What are the financial risks?
  • What can you afford?
  • The value of advice

Question time

  • You can submit questions in advance or via the chat function in Zoom. Attendants will also receive links to online resources for further information.

Is it worth it?

Participants have rated the seminar 4.4 out of 5 for being helpful. Attendees valued the fact that it was:

'Independent and impartial'
'Real people talking on franchise opportunities and what to be careful to do'
'Really helpful'
'Gave valuable perspective'
'Provided insights'
'Valuable resources'

Date & Time

Business after Redundancy webinar
Date:  Wednesday 28 October
Time:  6.00pm (New Zealand time)
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost:   FREE
Location:  Anywhere you can get on to a computer, phone or device.

REGISTER NOW

To register for this free event, all you have to do is email editor@franchise.co.nz. Please give us your name and let us know which area of the country you are from. You will then be sent a log-in code for the webinar and a reminder shortly before the event.

Please note: This event is for people interested in buying a business only, and is not open to franchisors or advisors.

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