Are Franchisees Considered Employees?

We all know what franchising means. It sounds good right? Grow a business, have multiple locations, recognition, branding, etc. (learn more about franchising). But do you fully grasp what the franchising relationship is really about? What are franchisees, are they employees? Can a franchisor directly control a franchisee’s business? There are all kinds of misconceptions surrounding franchise relationships such as: the…

Is Franchising For Control Freaks?

We all probably know someone who can be described as a “control freak”. Control freaks are typically people who need to manage every part of what is going on around them. For example, a parent who wants to know if a child has finished their assigned homework is not a control freak. However, a parent…