Franchisee Transactions with Advantage Wealth Solutions: What your CPA Doesn’t Know (or Isn’t Telling You)!

 This presentation covers investment and tax strategies that may allow more of your capital work for you. Content will include reviewing events that might trigger personal and/or corporate tax liabilities, current tax policy and non-product specific solutions meant to mitigate those taxes. Kyle Kadish, the President of Advantage Wealth Solutions, conducts this program along…

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Coffee Sector Poised for Rebound

While the coronavirus pandemic has changed many things in our daily lives, it has not had much of a jolt on coffee consumption. In fact, our collective thirst for coffee is only expected to grow next year. For Dunkin’ franchisees, that is just the kind of reassurance they need after a uniquely challenging year and…

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Still Learning After all These Years

Steve Catalano applies lessons learned over three decades in the Dunkin’ system After 30 years in the business, it’s safe to say that Steve Catalano knows a thing or two about donuts and Dunkin’. He started baking donuts at a Mister Donut owned by his father, Frank Catalano, at night while attending Westfield State University,…

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COVID-19 Lawsuits on the Rise: 5 Steps To Minimize the Risks

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought small business numerous challenges. We can now add another to the list: Employees filing increasing numbers of COVID-19 related lawsuits. In fact, according to the Fisher Phillips Employment Litigation Tracker, as of November 1, COVID-19 related lawsuits have been filed against 950 employers. The highest number of lawsuits were filed…

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Upcoming Wednesday Webinars

As the end of 2020 (thankfully) is rapidly approaching, DDIFO continues to bring you timely and valuable information with our Wednesday Webinar Series. We have 2 more events scheduled before we kick this year to the curb and gladly welcome in 2021. You can register now for these final two webinars right on the DDIFO…

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Improving Retention, Recruitment and Employee Wellness Through On-Demand Pay with Tapcheck

 The pandemic has forced you and other businesses across the United States to try and quickly adapt to the “new normal.” While layoffs and safety protocols were the initial concerns, the “new normal” presents different challenges in employee recruitment, retention and employee financial wellness. Alex Abid, Customer Success Manager for Tapcheck, Inc. will present…

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Workforce Systems and Operation Done Easy with UKG

There’s an easier way to manage your workforce with HR, payroll and timekeeping solutions all in one unified paperless system. Join us for this presentation to hear from Wyclif Kpanou, Director of Business Operations for Westside Donut Ventures LLC, as he discusses how streamlining operations in his workforce increased efficiency and mobility, all while saving…

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Navigating Loss Prevention during COVID-19 with Dri Mark Products

This exceptional presentation features Keith Aubele, CPP, LPP, founder of Nav1gate, who has enjoyed a long career at Walmart as the Director of Loss Prevention & Safety and Senior Vice President of Loss Prevention & Risk at The Home Depot. Keith will be joined by Mark Dobbs, a marketing and sales executive with 40 years…

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House Passes Relief Bill, Excludes Franchises

Late yesterday, by a highly partisan vote of 214 – 207, House Democrats approved a revised, $2.2 trillion HEROES Act that included $120 billion in direct assistance to independent restaurants, food trucks and bars but specifically excluded franchises! This version is the first that includes the $120 billion proposed by the Independent Restaurant Coalition in…

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Miscellaneous

According to a recent poll by the Gallup Group, public approval for labor unions and organized labor activities is on the upswing. Historically, support of organized labor has been dropping from its peak of 75 percent approval reached back in 1957 to a low of 48 percent recorded just over a decade ago in 2009.…

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