Hiring veterans adds experience, flexibility and workplace diversity to franchise businesses, while strengthening a sense of camaraderie. By Tim Courtney, CFE Franchisors with a diverse ownership are likely to own a larger consumer market share in their industry and be more successful. CruiseOne believes
Moni Singh’s training as an engineer has been vital in her quest to ensure the feasibility of her STEM franchise concept. By Miriam L. Brewer, CFE Growing up, Moni experienced opportunities that changed her life. She was born in a community where girls and education
By Miriam L. Brewer, CFE CruiseOne Franchise Owner Ralph Santisteban CruiseOne is a home-based travel franchise that is committed to being “Rich in Diversity” and it empowers all owners, agents and employees to reach their highest potential by leveraging their broad range of talent,
Nearly a third of respondents to SBA notice endorse IFA’s position in whole or in part. By Elizabeth Taylor and Rolf Lundberg A delegation of franchisees and franchisors representing the more than 26,000 franchise establishments throughout North Carolina met with legislators in Raleigh on
Clearing potential stumbling blocks to business ownership in this rapidly growing demographic sector. By Marlén Cortez Morris By sheer numbers alone, Latinos are in a solid position to influence the way companies do business in the United States for years to come. The Latino
As the business landscape becomes more global, increasing diversity and inclusion quotient can help turn shifting demographics into new opportunities. By Earsa Jackson, CFE What’s your company’s largest asset? Is it your proprietary products? Property? Client base? According to diversity and inclusion expert, Dr.
By Terry Hill The U.S. National Labor Relations Board’s arbitrary, pro-union joint-employer decision to expand franchisors’ responsibilities — making them more liable for the employment practice of their franchisees — could trigger an exponential increase in litigation, International Franchise Association President & CEO Steve
IFA builds on momentum of legislative wins in state legislatures to halt National Labor Relations Board’s anti-franchise campaign. By Jeff Hanscom On April 10, Tennessee. Gov. Bill Haslam (R) signed into law Senate Bill 475, which clearly defines the independent contractor nature of the