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The answer: Probably not. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced that its Office of the General Counsel is going to name McDonald’s as a “joint employer” in upcoming court cases. The courts cases are based on complaints against McDonald’s franchisees. Read to see what this may Read More

Working From Home Franchise Businesses

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From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 9 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on August 29, 2014 11:13 am
There are many good choices in franchising these days. Lots of them are home-based opportunities. legitimate franchise business for sale do exist. You just have to know which ones are good and which ones are not. I have a few ideas, as you'll see in this post. Read More

It Is Really-Easy To Franchise Your Business

It Is Really-Easy To Franchise Your Business Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.thefranchiseking.com 34 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on August 5, 2014 6:53 pm
Not only is it super-easy to franchise a business, according to the person that approached my friend, and franchise attorney, Charles Internacola at the International Franchise Expo, it’s almost guaranteed to be wildly successful. Riight. Read More
Here’s some information about the world’s largest soft pretzel franchise business in the world, as well as some information on how you can get involved with their tasty brand. Check out their target markets. Read More
Nominations are now open for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards. This is your chance, fellow franchise professionals, to nominate the most influential franchise brands and individuals in our industry. Read More

Working With Franchise Salespeople

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From http://www.sba.gov 40 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on July 29, 2014 8:41 am
You’re interested in a franchise or two. You want to learn more about the opportunity. Who will you be talking to at headquarters? And, how should you approach the conversation? Find out here. Read More
Check out the AARP/SBA Encore Entrepreneurship Webinar Series. A webinar on how to buy a franchise is coming up this week. Don't miss all of the useful information. Read More
Pizza Hut and Dominos are currently battling to sell the cheapest pizza in Australia. While it’s great PR for both franchisors, it’s not being looked at too fondly from local franchisees across that country. Read More
When I was a franchise broker, several of my candidates-notice I didn't say “clients,” because they weren’t, would ask me a question that I didn't like answering. Read this post to see what it was, and why I didn't like answering it. Read More
The recent movement in Seattle and other major US cities to raise the minimum wage has franchise owners rankled. It’s not just that they’ll have to pay workers as much as $15 an hour. It’s that franchise business owners won’t get the same grace period to raise wages that other small businesses will Read More

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