Danayal Zia had been advising clients for more than 17 years with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB). He enjoyed the work but had lost the passion he once felt. When he found the ActionCOACH consultancy franchise, the buzz came back and he knew this was the franchise business for him. “My last assignment with the bank was in the City of London. The City culture just wasn’t for me and I started to look around for something different. When I came across ActionCOACH, I fell in love with the organisatio...Read More
It's key to understand that Business Opportunities and Franchises are not the same. There are less restrictive nature in terms of operation, branding and territory restrictions, their low initial investment fees and lack of ongoing fees when running and operating a Business Opportunity instead of a Franchise. However, remember that you don’t get the ongoing franchise support for a business opportunity, and that you need to conduct extra research with a business opportunity compared with the franchise research undertaken, since it may not have the same legal obligations as franchises do to disclose certain details about the business, like the financial health of the operation. A Business Opportunity does not include documentation such as The Franchise Agreement.