buying a franchise - Watkins Tapsell

How to Navigate the Franchised World to a Successful Business

Franchising is a $144 billion sector in Australia. Franchising adds a layer of experience and certainty to a new business venture that is not present in a non-franchised start-up. It is similar to purchasing a new business, but without the responsibility of taking over existing hidden liabilities. The Franchisor is expanding their business by allowing

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Protecting your business during challenging economic times for the Building & Construction Industry

By all accounts, the Building & Construction Industry is experiencing a significant downturn. These financial pressures have resulted in job cuts, substantial debts and in many instances, corporate collapses. In recent years a high percentage of companies that have been wound up were within the Building & Construction Industry. The question that many are now

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Is your landlord planning to redevelop?

Redevelopment of shopping centres is a hot topic at the moment. In the Sutherland Shire, Westfield Miranda have officially announced their plan to redevelop the Shire’s major shopping centre. Some leased premises have already been vacated to make way for the major overhaul, with more moves and changes on the way. The Kareela Shopping Centre

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Asset protection and your business

In looking at asset protection I thought of situations that have arisen for some of our clients. Let’s call them Charlie and Sarah, who are both local business people. They have good reputations and lots of jobs ‘on the go’. They each run their own business as sole traders. They also happen to be good

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