August Newsletter

While the military is by far and away the greatest investor in drone technology, clearly the best use of drones is to save and protect human life. How are drones going to work when it comes to emergency services?There is always something new out of Africa,” the ancient Greeks used to say. Back then, the proverb referred to the continent’s extraordinary diversity, but today it can be applied to the accelerating pace of change as Africa begins to reshape its economic destiny.These 20 startups that are shaking up their industries and have great futures ahead of them. If you haven’t heard about them before, you’ll know to pay attention to their names in the future.New EGM of marketing and brand at Suncorp Mim Haysom is helping drive the financial services and insurance provider’s transformation. There has been no ease-in period for Mim has already helped deliver a new app, and is leading the marketing to bring 12 separate brands together under the one Suncorp Group.The current parliamentary inquiry into the Franchising Code of Conduct has many franchisees sceptical over the economic environment of the sector, however Boost Juice founder and Shark Tank investor, Janine Allis remains confident.

Good to see validation of the successes of franchising, and a reminder that any business needs hard work and commitment to succeed. There are no guarantees in life!The roast chicken champions are officially partnering with the country’s largest hunger relief organisation in the 2019 financial year.Rolls-Royce, one of the world’s most famous engineering firms, has an unusual, but awesome idea for carrying out engine maintenance on future aircraft: using a pair of innovative robots inspired by the natural world.Watch out Fastway, DHL et al…here comes the out-of-town driverless bush utility vehicle!Join the Franchise Simply Team at the Melbourne Franchising Expo we’d love to see you there, come and see us at stand B21!!!The 2019 NextGen in Franchising competition entries close soon and you don’t have to be an FCA member to apply!The Franchising Code of Conduct gives all franchisees entering into a new franchise agreement a seven day cooling off period.

While this provides a chance for franchisees to pull out of the agreement, franchise arrangements carry serious contractual obligations which should not be entered into without careful consideration.Greg Nathan is a psychologist, author and an international expert on the franchise relationship.Branding is essential for startups that want to compete and come out on top of their competitors. Yet even if you have the greatest product, a poor brand image could spell disaster for your sales.Soul Origin franchisee Sherwin Djamil is moving as swiftly as the fast-growing healthy fast food franchise. He’s opened nine stores since starting out with his first franchise in Sydney’s Parramatta, even dipping his toes into the Melbourne market.

Here are his tips for achieving a million dollar business.Investing in a business can be one of the largest investments, and biggest risks of your life. Going in uninformed makes no sense when for a very small amount of money, you can be looking at the type of information you need to make the decision, and have a reasonable discussion with the Leasing Agent if you are going into a Shopping Centre.Get the latest tips and tricks on how to start or run your own franchise from this great magazine.

Franchise Opportunities

10 Financial reasons to buy a franchise

Franchise Tips & Advice Our next Kickstart Franchise Weekend Workshop is on September 8th & 9th and the next is on the 17th and 18th of November. If you’ve not attended one yet make sure you attend this one. IT’S A MUST! See what members Kevin Scrimshaw, National Drones, Melbourne and Simon & Sandra Allars, Soothe Mobile Massage, Melbourne had to say. And remember, these workshops are internationally accredited and include points towards the FCA’s CFE program.

The Franchise Simply team are taking a well-earned break from 21st December until 8th January and we wish you all a wonderful Christmas break and a hugely successful year ahead.

I hope you enjoyed this.Remember to drop into the Franchise Radio Show area of our website where you can find a great selection of our interviews, with new ones being added regularly. And don’t forget you can speed up the replay with Enounce ‘MySpeed’. Incidentally, our members get exclusive access to 75+ of these and 1:1 mentoring with me and our team of ‘franchise savvy’ experts as well as numerous videos, operations manuals, guides, webinars and lots more…I hope you enjoyed this.

To your success,

We believe in doing business… …for good

Our quest is to continue to help business owners who want to grow their business into a more valuable asset.

We do this through a number of our enterprises.

Through Franchise Simply® we help business owners who want to grow their business into a more valuable asset through franchising. The team of expert advisors at Franchise Simply® does this this through our simple three step Franchise Success Path which can be delivered in many different ways to suit you. We work closely with our team of leading franchise experts to provide the full range of services to the franchise industry, from carefully crafted legal agreements and operations and procedure manuals, to expert advice on corporate structures, fee structures, territory planning, franchisee support, recruitment and much more…The result - our members implement fast and get everything they need to succeed all in one place. Click here to join our inspiring community of entrepreneurs and you can be our next success story.

We believe in giving back and so a percentage of every program is given to MicroLoan Foundation Australia to help women in Southern Saharan Africa to build businesses and take their families out of poverty. To date we have helped provide over 60,000 loans impacting on 355,000 impoverished people.