Don’t Miss FASA’s Upcoming Events

With the country’s renewed energy and more positive outlook, both on the political and economy front and for those wanting to go the franchise route, whether as a prospective franchisee or as a developer of a new franchise concept, FASA has the following events and initiatives during 2018 which include:   FASA’s Awards for Excellence … Read more

Can Your Business Thrive Without It’s Key Employees

When speaking to business owners one often hears the phrase “my employees are my biggest asset”. That is obviously meant in a figurative sense. But have you ever thought about the fact that one or more of your employees can literally be an income-producing asset?   Who are these employees? They can be your super … Read more

Top 10 Fastest Growing Economies in Africa in 2018

Africa’s economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2% in 2018 and to a further 3.5% in 2019. This is according to the latest World Bank report released early 2018.   According to the report, non-resource intensive countries are expected to expand at a solid pace, helped by robust investment growth. South Africa, Nigeria … Read more

20 Years of Loyal and Dedicated Service as Team Member at Minuteman Press in Strijdom Park

2018 is a year of milestones for Minuteman Press in Strijdom Park, South Africa. Not only is the business celebrating its 21st anniversary but Tiny Mamabolo, who joined the business shortly after it opened its doors, has retired after 20 years of loyal and dedicated service.   Tiny, with a wealth of experience having been … Read more

International Key-Note Speaker at FASA Convention

International Franchise Consultant Farrah Rose of The Franchising Centre will be the guest closing key-note speaker at FASA’s Franchise Convention, sponsored by Absa, giving her perspective on the global health of franchising. She recently addressed a global Microsoft retail event in Las Vegas and is recognised as one of the leading authorities on international franchising. … Read more

Secure Your Business Intelligence

IntelliCred, a leader in the verified-connected space, is offering FASA (members only) a 50% off Business Identity Seals for their Franchise or other company website. The special offer of R399.50 for the year is less than R34 per month for offering visitors to their websites peace of mind that they are engaging with a real … Read more

Study Finds Restaurant Owners Support Smoking in Public Ban

With pending regulations to ban smoking in all public spaces, remove branding from cigarettes packs and control electronic cigarettes, the University of Cape Town (UCT) have conducted a study to find out if South Africans are ready for the ban of smoking in public areas.  The study, conducted with more than 750 restaurants across South Africa, found … Read more

SBI SME INDABA – Creating jobs against all odds!

  #SMEIndaba Cape Town Bookings to the SBI SME Indaba in Cape Town is filling up! We are very excited to share the provisional programme to the SBI SME Indaba in Cape Town on 13 June 2018. click on the button below to view the full programme. Be sure to reserve your seat!! Date: Wednesday 13 … Read more

Visit the Franchise Expo (IFE) and Plan Your Future Success

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 more