The Franchise Association of South Africa has spent the last couple of years working with government to have its Code of Ethics & Business Practices accepted for the industry. Since the Code was gazetted in 2017 it has gone through several revisions and simplifications. Franchisors and stakeholders in the franchise sector are asked to peruse … Read moreCode of Ethics & Business Practices for the Franchise Sector
With the economy showing a positive growth for the coming year and public and business sentiment more positive, the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) is poised to spearhead initiatives and events such as the Franchise Convention and the International Franchise Expo that will nurture entrepreneurship, encourage small business development, add to skills growth and … Read moreFranchise Sector Comes Under the Spotlight with Exciting Events
Survey results released by FASA in 2017 show that the franchise sector’s performance remains on an upward trend and with South Africa’s economy heading for welcome growth NOW is the time to take action and ride the next wave of prosperity by attending the 2018 International Franchise Expo (IFE) taking place on Level 5, Entrance … Read moreVisit the Franchise Expo (IFE) and Plan Your Future Success
Over the past few years, the idea seems to have taken hold among franchisors the world over that franchise exhibitions are a relic of the past. Their argument was that with people becoming increasingly internet-savvy, a slick web presence is all that’s needed to attract quality prospects. It now appears that this was a classic … Read moreFranchise Expos are Dead! Or are They?
On the back of the positivity of the appointment of Cyril Ramaphosa as our new President and his past involvement in franchising, and with the economy growing by 1,3% in 2017, exceeding National Treasury’s expectation of 1,0%, entrepreneurship and small business is once again taking centre stage. FASA’s International Franchise & Entrepreneur Expo taking place … Read moreFASA’s 2018 International Franchise & Entrepreneur Expo Takes the Lead in Economic Growth
Fintech start-up Lulalend released some interesting statistics at the end of last year on what happens in an average business day across South Africa. Read about this and more in the Feb/March issue of Your Business Magazine which focuses on being more innovative and surviving and thriving in 2018. 7.8 million people get ready for … Read moreBusiness Going Strong in South Africa
The SONA speech by President Cyril Ramaphosa and his commitment to supporting small business and entrepreneurship has been welcomed by Tony Da Fonseca, the Franchise Association of South Africa’s Chairman, who in 2017 had already met with the chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Trade & Industry to pave the way for greater co-operation … Read moreFranchising Sector Ready to Lend a Hand