Resources

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Franchise

Three Big Questions to Consider If You Are Thinking of Franchising Your Concept (Download)
List of Franchise Registration States and Fees (Download)
2016 Franchise Compliance Training (Download)
CBL Franchisor Sales Checklist (Download)
Annual Unit Change Chart (Download)
Top 15 Considerations in Developing a Social Media Policy (Download)
SBA Issues in Franchise Agreements (Link)
SBA Approved Brands (Link)
Franchise Registry (Link)
International Franchise Association (Link)
Blue Mau Mau (Link)
Franchise Times (Link)
FTC Rules for Truthful Advertising (Link)
NASAA Franchise Registration and Disclosure Guidelines (Link)

General Business

Corporate Formalities Annual Review (Download)
Sample Annual Meeting Minutes Form (Download)
Florida Division of Corporations (Link)
Missouri Division of Corporations (Link)
Obtain an FEIN (Link)

Trademarks

USPTO – Trademarks (Link)

Commercial Leasing

3 Tips For Negotiating Reduced CAM Costs (Download)

Employment

5 Common Employment Handbook Pitfalls (Download)
US Dept of Labor (Link)
Florida Commission on Human Relations (Link)
Missouri Department of Labor (Link)
Employee Resignation Exit Interview (Download)