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CFA and our members are committed to promoting excellence in franchise business practices across Canada and have written a number of resource articles and white papers to help other members improve their franchise operations. Our wealth of information flows from our diverse membership, which includes over 600 franchisors and franchise suppliers from a range of industries and regions across Canada.
No matter what stage your franchise system is in – from early start-up to full expansion mode – the resources available here will provide you the answers, information and best practices you need to overcome your greatest business challenges. These quick and easy-to-read resource articles have been written by our members and address some of the most urgent challenges and issues facing franchisors today.
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The relationship between a franchisor and franchisee is an ongoing, contractual business relationship governed by a Franchise Agreement. This agreement defines the parameters of the relationship at the outset, so both parties know their rights and obligations to the franchisor-franchisee relationship. The franchisor provides the franchisee with the operating system and support services to help grow the businesses. The franchisor also researches and develops new products and services, oversees brand advertising, and provides access to training and support. The franchisee is an independent small business owner who leads the operations and management of their franchise location. As the legal employer of all staff, the franchisee is responsible for executing the day-to-day operations of the business, including employee hiring, training, scheduling, discipline, wages, payroll and remitting taxes, promotions, and terminations. The franchisee is also responsible a range of other business items including accounting, inventory management, rent, and remaining in compliance with all applicable laws. Although joining a franchise certainly provides manyClick to Read More