Due diligence


I wonder if I’d feel too constricted being a franchisee?

4:08PM | Tuesday, 12 April 2011 |  Being a franchisee involves being comfortable in conforming to set business policies and procedures initiated by others.

Are franchisees well protected from rogue franchisors in Australia?

3:34PM | Thursday, 24 March 2011 |  It pays to do your own due diligence when delving into the world of franchising.

Our account keeping is in a bit of a mess. What do we do?

2:45PM | Monday, 21 February 2011 |  Given that your accounts are in a bit of a state, it may certainly be a red flag for anyone performing due diligence.

A potential investor wants to perform due diligence on my start-up. How can I prepare for this?

1:36PM | Friday, 14 January 2011 |  Due diligence is a lot like the mythical “ball of string”. It can take as long, be as complex and as expensive as you and your potential investor allow it to be.

What should I find out about a potential acquisition target?

8:58PM | Saturday, 28 August 2010 |  Due diligence is the term given to the process whereby the potential buyer of a business investigates the company’s performance and valuation.

A new survey shows almost 30% of franchisees don’t trust their franchisor

8:38AM | Wednesday, 25 August 2010 |  A new survey of conflict management issues in the franchise sector has revealed an extraordinary level of distrust between franchisees and their franchisor.

What are people referring to when they talk about a business being investor ready?

8:31PM | Thursday, 19 August 2010 |  The best way to approach this question is to think about how you might buy a computer or a new television.