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Success Stories

“I was looking at opening my own workshop of some sort and looked at a franchise as well. I chose franchising mainly for the structure. For me it just seemed the perfect fit and I haven’t looked back from buying a franchise.”
Warren D’cruz, Auto Masters multi-unit franchisee
“We bought the first InXpress franchise in Australia and started in our garage at home. We’ve really grown professionally come a long way in the past 10 years and we have the warehouses and the call centre and that sort of thing.”
Jason Hand, Wendy Hand and David Begg, InXpress franchisees
“I had worked a job that required long hours for an average wage, and it was very stressful. I tired of working for and answering to someone else. I wanted to be back in control and missed the training and camaraderie that came with EFM from years gone by. I briefly considered going out on my own, but when an opportunity came up to buy an EFM franchise that was just missing a little TLC, it was a no-brainer to come back.”
Jason Heshusius, EFM franchisee

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FCA Media Releases

Business excellence recognised at State Franchising Awards

16 November 2020

High achieving small business owners have been recognised by the Franchise Council of Australia at the 2020 Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards, which were held virtually across Australia during late October and early November.

Survey shows business optimism about 2021

28 October 2020

A national survey of franchise businesses has shown 64% of respondents indicated they were optimistic about business conditions in the next six months following improved trading during the September quarter, compared with the previous three months.

Victorian roadmap to recovery must not take business backwards

2 September 2020

Victoria is at a critical fragile point in our path to recovery, and businesses must not be taken backwards through complexity and further restrictions, the Franchise Council of Australia says.