Required Franchise Documents
Every franchise must have a franchise agreement that thoroughly describes the offering made to the franchisee. In addition, regulations require that franchisors present to prospective franchise the Disclosure Document, FDD which contains detailed information about the franchise company and its principal executives.
A Franchising Professional will prepare the Franchise Agreement defining the contractual relationship between you the franchisor and your franchisee's. This Agreement will developed in conjunction with input from the Transworld Franchise Development Program analysis and recommendations, and will be based on current industry practice and recent developments in franchise law. The Franchise Agreement defines the relationship between you (the franchisor) and each franchisee.
(FDD) Franchise Disclosure Document
A Franchising Professional will prepare and submit to our franchise attorney, for review and approval the disclosure document required by the regulations. This document will contain required information, arranged in the format stipulated by the regulations. This document protects your image and reputation. It helps ensure a uniform and consistent operation from one franchisee to the next. It helps protect an individual franchisee from adverse actions by another franchisee.
The Disclosure Document provides the potential franchisee applicant with detailed background information on the franchise company, such as: specific details about the officers - who they are and their business history; the organization structure of the franchise company; the business concept; funds required by the franchisee; training provided; termination provisions; etc.
A Franchising Professional will determine the best way of structuring your franchise, corporate entity in terms of regulatory acceptance, limitation of liability, financial disclosure requirements, tax implications, auditing standards, trademark usage, future spinoff possibilities, and regulatory requirements.
Franchise Registration, Non-Registration And Filing States
If you decide to locate your franchise company in the United States, a Franchising Professional will prepare the franchise registration applications required by your state regulatory agencies.
Franchise Operations Manuals
A Franchising Professional will develop the following Manuals for your Franchise Business:
- Business Reference Manual
- Human Resource Manual
- Suggested Employee Manual
- General Operations Manual & Forms
A Franchising Professional determines, with your input, the manual's style, scope, and format, and will document procedures and collect any materials that are to be included in the manual.
A Franchising Professional will register your trademark and your advertising logo with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and/or the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as applicable.
Marketing, Advertising And Sales Of Franchise
A Franchising Professional will develop the marketing strategy for selling your franchises. A Franchising Professional will prepare a geographic expansion plan, and determine the best methods and approaches for attracting your ideal franchisee. Many new franchisors fail because they don't have the proper marketing approach and don't know the secrets to selling their particular franchise concept.
If you presently have a website, then our web designers will develop a Franchising addition to your present website.
Our web designers have the creative talent to appeal to your sense of style, the training and knowledge of current web development standards and practices, and the ability to turn your Franchise Program into reality!
All website development programming/coding to run any special features/visitor interactivity on your website is completed and tested. Incorporation of your logo, photos and text content is included in all projects.
Domain Name Registration / Website Hosting
If needed, we will immediately secure your desired domain name (pending availability) and include the first year of service. The domain is registered in your name with your information and you will be the only registrant contact on file.
If you require hosting services, we will provide top quality hosting services. Many of our clients host their websites with us and they have great server uptime, lots of features as well as good customer support.
The franchise brochure still remains the undisputed king of franchise marketing materials and the one absolute essential. Your franchise prospect will devour this brochure and it will also be scrutinized by their spouse and their attorney.