Friday September 25, 2020

Franchise sector a good bet in turbulent times

The loss of jobs due to Covid-19 may bounce many workers into setting up on their own, and franchises have a robust business model for surviving a recession

12th September, 2020
David Killeen, chairman of the Irish Franchise Association

The Covid-19 crisis will see many workers lose their jobs and many already have. This experience may prompt the newly unemployed to set up their own business, said David Killeen, chairman of the Irish Franchise Association and managing partner of Killeen & Associates, franchise and business expansion specialists.

“It is difficult to assess now what impact the crisis is having on the Irish economy,” he said.

“The government supports are still in place...

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