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Franchise Articles

Evolving Application of the ADAAA

Most franchisees are familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended, which prohibits disability discrimination in places of public accommodation, the reach of the ADAAA has also continued to evolve.

Overtime Pay Rule Takes Effect December 1, 2016

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final overtime pay rule under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which will take effect on December 1, 2016.

Small Business Expansion through Global Franchising

Why not consider global franchising? International franchising is a strategic method that minimizes dependence on domestic demand. For small businesses, this may seem high risk and far-fetched.

Why is Credit score important to Franchisors?

Most popular Franchisors receive endless amounts of applications from individuals looking to join their Franchise. Many of these Franchisors pre-screen these applications and only contact individuals that meet their Franchising requirements.

The 8 Commandments for Achieving Business Success

Those who do their homework and are dedicated to succeed can reap the rewards of business ownership, personal freedom, security and satisfaction. Taking the right steps is critical. The Eight Commandments for achieving business success.

4 Biggest Mistakes that Franchisees Make Before Getting Started

At Shelton Law and Associates we are commonly asked about what causes franchisees to ground themselves before they even had a chance to liftoff. Below are the 4 biggest mistakes that franchisees make before getting started, however, they all revolve around time.

Where to Find the Best Hourly Employees

When good employees leave your employ to work elsewhere, more often than not, they discover “the grass isn’t greener after all.” Longstanding research work shows that 20 to 25 percent of supervisory and managerial employees.

How To Use POS Data To Improve Franchise Performance

This article is the second in a three-part series designed to show you how to use your POS data to retain customers, attract new customers and radically improve franchise performance.

Stages of Growth in Franchising

Last month we learned that franchise systems go through five predictable stages of growth, each offering challenges and opportunities for prospective franchisees.