Unintended consequences of signing surety

It is an everyday occurrence for a business owner to sign surety for a business loan. The lending institution requires this form of security to cover its perceived risk in lending to the business. However, what most of these business owners do not realise is that they are not only signing surety but they there … Read moreUnintended consequences of signing surety

To Earn You Have to Learn!

The Signarama LEARN to EARN philosophy was one of the topics addressed at the free seminars held at FASA’s recent Franchise Expo by franchisor Kurt Tyack. Since the establishment of the Signarama brand in Southern Africa in 2000, 95% of the people who have purchased Signarama franchises had no experience in the signage industry prior … Read moreTo Earn You Have to Learn!

Conflict Resolution Tips: How to Handle Objections and Criticism

FASA member Penquin, a service provider that provides strategic and creative insights and services has some key points when handling conflicts in the workplace.   Nobody agrees with everybody 100% of the time and conflict is an inevitable part of our daily lives – that’s what makes the world such a diverse and interesting place. … Read moreConflict Resolution Tips: How to Handle Objections and Criticism

Pearls of Wisdom from the Experts at FASA’s Convention

FASA’s annual Franchise Convention boasted over 50 industry experts sharing their secrets to success and giving delegates invaluable information and advice regarding everything from franchise operations to franchise relationships; from finance & funding to growth & expansion; from legal to franchisees.  Some of the highlights of the convention included:   CASH CONVERTERS ON IMPROVING PROFITABILITY: … Read morePearls of Wisdom from the Experts at FASA’s Convention

Choose a Franchise Just For You at the Franchise Expo

It doesn’t just have to be in the food industry…. franchising is active in over seventeen different business sectors and there’s something for everyone – whether you are an academic wanting to start your own business or a DIY kind of person.  Here are some suggested franchises that you should visit at the Franchise Expo: … Read moreChoose a Franchise Just For You at the Franchise Expo

Franchise Expo at Mall of Africa Breaks New Ground

  Franchising is all about inventing, developing and promoting brands and what better platform to use to do that than to hold FASA”s  Franchise Expo in Africa’s largest and most popular shopping mall – the Mall of Africa – from the 29th June to the 1st July on Level 5, Entrance 22 and 25 of … Read moreFranchise Expo at Mall of Africa Breaks New Ground

FASA’s Franchise Convention Covers all Angles

With the economy showing a positive growth for the coming year and public and business sentiment more positive, the Franchise Association of South Africa’s annual Franchise Convention taking place at The Forum in Bryanston on Thursday 28th June puts the spotlight on how successful franchising can be with over fifty speakers tackling different aspects to … Read moreFASA’s Franchise Convention Covers all Angles

Buy and Sell Agreements essential in business

You are a successful co-owner of a business. Imagine the shock and emotional upheaval if your business partner dies unexpectedly. After you have come to grips with the feelings of sorrow and loss, reality sets in. How does your partner’s death affect the business?  FASA member Sanlam has this advice.   Your partner obviously did … Read moreBuy and Sell Agreements essential in business

Job Opportunities Offered by Oasis Water

Oasis Water, FASA member and leading retailer is looking for key staff in the following areas:   Franchise Manager: Business Services. Lead the Franchise Business Operations by providing thought leadership to drive the franchise business plan successfully working with franchise teams and partners / suppliers. Expectations Bachelor’s Degree in Business or similar. Minimum of 5 … Read moreJob Opportunities Offered by Oasis Water