About Alliance Partners
The Alliance Partners of the FCA provide specialist services for the franchise sector and support the FCA and our members. If you have a need for - Promoting your business at expos (Franchising Expo), Telecommunications (Pacnet) or Printing (Whirlwind) - then simply click on the icons above to find out more.
Security Services - Predict, Prevent, Protect
Charter Security was established in 1996 as a security provider specialising in security services to corporate and government organisations. Charter Security has built a range of services that are tailored to the corporate business sector, protecting business assets - both physical and intellectual, minimising risk, and strategic planning security developments. Click here for more information.
Franchising & Small Business Expo
Since 1987, The Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo has brought franchisors and franchisees together. Exhibitions are a unique advertising medium allowing franchisors face to face communication with potential franchisees. Our events are visited by over 35,000 people annually and give potential franchisees the opportunity to quickly research a large number of business options in one place, and get a wide range of specialist advice on going into business for themselves. Exclusively endorsed by the Franchise Council of Australia, we are committed to delivering the best shows for the franchising community.
The event is held annually in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Visit us at www.franchisingexpo.com.au.
Franklyn Scholar is a Registered Training Organisation that specialises in the development and delivery of training to the franchise sector. We are the education partner of the FCA and over the coming months will be launching a number of training initiatives designed to benefit you as members of the FCA. The success of our delivery strategy is built upon helping businesses meet and exceed their goals via quality training programs. You as FCA members will now be able to access training programs to strengthen your business.Click here for more information.
As a leader in offset printing and with a focus on upgradable, cutting edge technology, Whirlwind services clients Australia wide, including many of the country's top franchises. By continually pushing the envelope on behalf of clients and employing passionate print people, Whirlwind is working towards its vision to become the most sustainable printer in Australia. Click here for more information.
Insurance & Risk Management Servies
Willis is a leading global insurance broker, developing and delivering professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services to corporations, public entities and institutions around the world. Willis has more than 300 offices worldwide, with a global team of approximately 16,000 employees serving clients in some 190 countries. Click here for more information.
In 2012, according to BRW, over 25% of the fastest growing companies are using World ManagerÂ®. In early 2012, over$1.4million in new upgrades were launched creating ground breaking Online Operations and HR tools that have not existed in corporate history.
Franchise Operations teams and managers now use tablets and mobile phones in location to complete all reporting. Just a sample of these new tools include:
Operations Suite: Online location reviews, incident reports, customer surveys, mystery shopping, with tracking on Area Manager KPI's and reporting country-wide.
Human Resources Suite: Manage online recruitment, self-appraisals, peer appraisals, two way evaluations and employee surveys.
Training Suite: Creating engaging online training, recording policy sign-offs, location checklists, managing live workshops and tracking reporting nationally.
Communication Suite: Communicate with your team using the calendar, notice boards, forums, contact tools, and image galleries to bring your company culture to life.
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Aon is Australia's leading provider of broking and consulting services for risk management, insurance transactions, reinsurance, human capital consulting and financial planning. Aon is a global leader in the design and provision of risk services and products.
We go beyond arranging protection through insurance cover. We believe our specialist resources can enhance your business and help you deliver the results you are looking for.
With almost 1,600 employees in Australia, we are the largest organisation of our type in the Australia Pacific region. We operate three businesses focusing on the management of business risk - Aon Hewitt, Risk Solutions and Aon Benfield. Our global network means you have access to Aon group resources worldwide.
Shoebooks online accounting software provides a comprehensive yet simple platform for bookkeeping and financial management for SME’s and franchise networks.
From small business requiring the minimum to manage its financial accounts, to complex businesses requiring payroll, job costing, division reports, inventory, debtor management and network performance bench-marking reports, Shoebooks provides the solution.
Shoebooks was developed from the ground up and since its launch in 2003, Shoebooks has undergone constant development based on SME's and franchises needs and feedback that now provides a online financial platform for success. Shoebooks is proudly owned, operated and data is securely hosted, in Australia.
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile, and in store. PayPal was created to enable secure and convenient online payments and has 5 million active accounts in Australia. PayPal has now expanded its product range to allow business owners to accept credit and debit card payments on their mobile phone using PayPal Here, allowing them to trade wherever there is a phone signal. PayPal is constantly working with consumers and merchants to identify and solve for unmet needs - making payments easier, more secure and more rewarding. PayPal is an eBay Inc company. More information can be found at www.paypal.com.au
The PayPal service is provided by PayPal Australia Pty Limited (ABN 93 111 195 389). Before deciding to use PayPal you should consider PayPal’s PDS at www.paypal.com.au.