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.
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.
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.
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.
Franchise: Flying High with a Solid “Train the Trainer” Program
Any franchise brand knows that training isn’t always a smooth flight. The lessons taught during training and ongoing support need to be passed along – via the franchisee and his or her managers – to employees of those independent businesses.