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During our many years working within New Zealand's franchise sector, we've learnt a great deal about the market - what works, what doesn't work, and what people involved in all aspects of franchising need to think about to succeed.

We encourage you to read as widely as possible about all aspects of franchising in New Zealand, whether you are interested in buying and then running a successful franchised business, or whether you have a business that you have already franchised or are contemplating growing using the franchising model.

If you don't find what you are looking for here in our Advice Centre then call or email us to ask for guidance - our team are ready and waiting to help you find the information you need.

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CHOOSING A FRANCHISE CONSULTANT

If you have a successful company, you might well like to expand it further. You might have been told by a consultant that you should franchise it. But what if he wants a lot of money upfront to prepare the franchise package? How can you how tell if he is reputable and that the work will be useable?

CONSULTANT BANNED AS DIRECTOR AND MANAGER

The name of franchise consultant Campbell Shorland Spencer has been published as a banned director and manager on the New Zealand Companies Office website.

DUBIOUS FRANCHISE CONSULTANTS UNDER FIRE

May 2006 - A Nelson business broker has fired a broadside at incompetent franchise consultants

HOW CAN I FRANCHISE MY BUSINESS SAFELY?

How can a prospective franchisor ensure confidentiality from a consultant invited to prepare a franchising proposal and what might a franchising plan might cost?

HOW TO APPROACH FRANCHISING YOUR BUSINESS

April 2012 - Simon Lord outlines three different approaches to franchising and invites comment from the experts

TAKE CARE WHEN YOU USE A CONSULTANT

When you are franchising your business, advice from a good consultant is invaluable – but choose that consultant wisely

TIME TO TAKE THE CON OUT OF CONSULTANT

April 2008 - With regulation in the air for franchising, is it time to regulate franchise consultants too?

WHO SHOULD WRITE YOUR FRANCHISE MANUALS?

October 2015 - When it comes to consultants and the production of franchise manuals, you don’t always get what you pay for.

 

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