The daily grind of the 9 to 5 can make it hard for parents to find a balance between work, life and parenting. Business ownership may be the perfect option for parents looking to spend more time with their kids while still pursuing a rewarding career.

pizza-capers-franchise-partners-aiko-and-simon-trewStarting your own business might sound daunting, but it offers an array of benefits for parents looking to enhance their work-life balance or just have more time to spend with their kids.

Retail Food Group’s Chief Franchise Officer Mike Gilbert believes parents should look to franchising as it provides an experienced support network and the security of an existing business model, which is designed to help them succeed.

“Owning your own business gives you a lot of freedom that you simply don’t have in a 9-to-5 job,” Mike says.  “A franchised business is also a great opportunity to bring the family together and create a career for not just mum and dad, but the kids too.

michels-patisserie-franchise-partner-rob-verni“We offer franchisees expert training in a world-class training facility, ongoing support and development opportunities, barista training and coffee excellence training, strong supply chain relationships and access to superior buying power.”

Retail Food Group offers a multitude of iconic franchise options, including Donut King, Brumby’s Bakery, Michel’s Patisserie, Pizza Capers, Crust Gourmet Pizza, Squires Coffee, The Coffee Guy, Caffe Coffee, bb’s, Cafe2u and Gloria Jeans Coffee.

You can discover more about franchising at the Retail Food Group Family Fun Day on September 25. The day won’t be all about business though, as Crust Gourmet Pizza will be attempting to create the world’s largest pizza and Di Bella Coffee is hosting a Latte Art Smackdown.

Visit www.rfg.com.au


Words // Nicholas Grech



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