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Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

By Chiagozie Nwizu 3 min read
Findings from the DFID 2016 franchise study indicates that there are over 460,000 Nigerians with minimum investible…
Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

By Adenike Adeyemi 6 min read
The hospitality industry typically refers to businesses that provide  lodging/accommodation, tourism,…
Social Media Listening for Businesses

Social Media Listening for Businesses

By DIY Law 1 min read
Social media listening simply involves following conversations on social media that are relevant to you, the business…
Trending Opportunities in Agribusiness in Nigeria

Trending Opportunities in Agribusiness in Nigeria

By Edobong Akpabio 4 min read
According to the Collins English Dictionary, a trend is "a change or development towards something new or…
How to Calculate Startup Cost for Small Business

How to Calculate Startup Cost for Small Business

By Temitayo Ibrahim 2 min read
Start-up Cost can be described as the expenses incurred during the process of starting a new business.…
Pros and Cons of Joining an Association

Pros and Cons of Joining an Association

By Oluwafunmilayo Adesina-Babalogbon 2 min read
An acquaintance stopped me after church service one Sunday and requested I clarify whether it is mandatory to join the…
MSME Tax 101 - What is VAT?

MSME Tax 101 - What is VAT?

Value added tax (VAT) is a compulsory consumption tax charged and payable on the supply of all
By Deloitte Nigeria 5 min read
How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

How To Effectively SafeGuard Your New Business Without Regrets

From my interactions with small and growing businesses in over 5 years, one extremely important
By Timi Olagunju 4 min read
Regulatory Requirements for Starting a Creche Business in Nigeria

Regulatory Requirements for Starting a Creche Business in Nigeria

With more and more women holding down full-time jobs or running a business full time, there is a
By Oluwakemi Afolabi 3 min read
How to appoint a Director

How to appoint a Director

Who is a director? The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) defines directors as "persons duly
By DIY Law 3 min read
Red Flags You Should Watch Out For in Contract Negotiations.

Red Flags You Should Watch Out For in Contract Negotiations.

Brymo is a Nigerian artiste with a number of hit songs, remember Ara mbe? Or Good
By DIY Law 2 min read
 What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

What You Should Know Before Registering with a Business Name

Most MSMEs in Nigeria are often registered as either Business Names or a Private Limited Liability
By DIY Law 2 min read
How to Write a Business Plan Investors will Love

How to Write a Business Plan Investors will Love

A business plan is a very fundamental document that will remain useful throughout the course of
By Oluwakemi Afolabi 4 min read
Effective Research Tips to Know Before You Buy a Franchise.

Effective Research Tips to Know Before You Buy a Franchise.

So, you have decided to buy a franchise and that decision must have been influenced by something or
By Chiagozie Nwizu 2 min read
The Importance of Insuring Your Small Business

The Importance of Insuring Your Small Business

Business Insurance is an important aspect of the business startup process that is often over looked
By Oluwakemi Afolabi 2 min read
Understanding Goal Setting

Understanding Goal Setting

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." - Les Brown Running a small
By Gideon Olukotun 2 min read
Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

Absolutely tired of my Co-founder. How can I remove my Co-founder?

It's always darkest before the dawn. But, sometimes it's also darkest before a thunderstorm. So,
By DIY Law 2 min read
Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

With more and more entrepreneurs taking advantage of franchising opportunities in Nigeria, there is
By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read
When Do You Need a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

When Do You Need a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

Take a minute to remember the many times you told a close friend a secret only to have someone else
By DIY Law 4 min read
What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

A contract is defined by L.B Curzon's "A Dictionary of Law" to be a legally binding agreement. In
By DIY Law 1 min read
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