IFA 2017 Convention

IFA to Host Annual Convention Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2017

First Financial Franchise News

#IFA2017 Introduces All-New Courses and Programs for Franchise Professionals The International Franchise Association — the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising globally – has announced its 2017 dates.  The IFA’s 57th Annual Convention will take place Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2017 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.  With emphasis on providing education to drive performance, growth and sustainability of franchise brands, #IFA2017 will offer world-class …

Jason Leverant - President and COO of AtWork

AtWork Group’s Jason Leverant Receives Volunteer of the Year Award

First Financial Franchise News

American Staffing Association (ASA) presented the first Volunteer of the Year award to President and COO of award-winning national staffing franchise Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group, a top multi-specialty staffing franchise has received the Volunteer of the Year award by the American Staffing Association (ASA). This new awards program recognizes individuals who have been outstanding volunteer contributors on an ASA committee, …


First Financial SBA Loan

REVISED FRANCHISE PROCEDURES On July 27, 2016, SBA revised its regulations governing affiliation with respect to the Business Loan, Disaster Loan and Surety Bond Guaranty Programs (81 FR 41423). Under the revised regulations, the principles of affiliation with respect to these programs can be found at 13 CFR 121.301(f). The regulation identifying affiliation based on franchise and license agreements is found in §121.301(f)(5) and …