December 21, 2017 / 0
How can you prepare your business for the holidays?
Christmas is only around the corner. Decorations have been put up and the office Christmas parties have taken place. With all the fun and festive cheer, it can be difficult for businesses to fight their way through Christmas. Read More
Without a doubt, one of the main mistakes we see in franchising – particularly with prospective franchisees – is regarding legal advice.
Cultural fit is difficult to define, but very clear when it is missing.
To hire staff effectively, it’s important to consider cultural fit. Our director, business expert Carl Reader, believes firmly in the concept of Hire For Culture, Train For Skills – check him out in the Daily Mail just last week talking about it!
To put it simply, cultural fit is the likelihood that a person will be able to effortlessly fit with, share and indeed live your business core values and behaviors.
We hear a lot these days about businesses being targeted by fraudsters. Phone calls or emails from scammers purporting to be someone they are not, in order to extract money from unwitting businesses are getting more and more common. There have been instances where communications are received that appear to be from a known and trusted email address, and recently even a case of a scammer calling up on the phone representing themselves as a debt collection agency demanding payment.
Investments are rarely a simple decision.
There is a lot to consider when taking on a franchise, not least the matter of investment.