News & Product Updates

We’re Hiring

Hiring: Developer January 20, 2024 – Are you interested in software development?  – Would you like to join a small team, working remotely, in an exciting and successful business?  – Are you interested in learning new technologies?  – Are you … Read More

Version 12 just released!

06 October 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE franchizemanager  Unveils Groundbreaking Version 12, Elevating Franchise Management to New Heights Sydney Australia, 6 Octber 2023 – franchizemanager, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product dedicated to the franchising industry, proudly announces the launch of Version 12, … Read More

Top 10 Reasons To Use FZM for Recruitment

#1 – Autoloaders Set up autoloaders from your website enquiry form and social media platforms, have new franchise enquiries automatically load into FZM and never key a new lead inquiry again #2 – Campaigns Set up email campaigns to have FZM … Read More

Version 11 just released!

06 September 2019 We’re very excited to announce the release of V11 of FZM (6 September 2019). This version is the largest update in FZM history. When we first started building FZM almost 12 years ago, the world of technology … Read More

Version 7 is here!

The latest release of FranchiZeManager – Version 7 – is currently being rolled out to all customers. It’s one of our biggest releases in years. We have completely replaced the front end library of widgets and tools, resulting in a … Read More

Welcome 2014

Goodbye 2013, it was good knowing you (although you seemed to go fast) and welcome 2014! We had a big 2013, taking on major new clients across a range of industries including financial services, real estate, food retailing, fitness, personal … Read More

Updated Look and Feel

We’ve given FZM a bit of an update in terms of look and feel.   Part of the new look of our franchise software. Flat icons all the way. There has been a bit of a movement towards ‘flat’ design … Read More

Franchisee Management

As you know running a franchise network is no small task. There are many people involved and lots of data. Take a few minutes out of your day to think about the data in your business. How is all this … Read More

New Version of Franchise Manager

We’re very happy to announce that the latest version of FranchiZeManager has just been released. FZM is sporting a new “look and feel” and a range of new features, improvements and advances across pretty much every module of the system. This is about … Read More

Reporting and Benchmarking

Performance measurement and reporting is a crucial part of any business. But in franchising the need to provide quality reporting is even more important. Benchmarking of results across your network can motivate franchisees to improve performance, it appeals to each … Read More

Franchisee Business Plans

Here is a confronting question: How many of your franchisees have a business plan? A current business plan, that is clearly documented, well structured and useful? The value of having a business plan is widely acknowledged. A business plan will; … Read More

The Tour Launch

Did you know that FranchiZeManager is Australia’s most comprehensive franchise management software? Over the last 3 years we have created more than 20 modules (there’s a list below) that cover all the key functions you need as a franchisor. From … Read More

A New Name

Yes. We have officially changed our name from “FRm – Franchise Management System” to FranchiZeManager. Why? Well, we did a global launch earlier this year and in order to better protect our trademarks we decided to change our name to … Read More

Franchize Profile Integration Stage One Finished

Hatch is the exclusive distributor of the FranchiZe Profile in Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia. For those who don’t know the FranchiZe Profile ( it is an online franchisee recruitment profiling tool that is used to select high … Read More

International Versions Coming Soon

We have been asked by a few off shore clients when our international version is coming out. The answer is “very soon”. The technology is basically ready. We mostly need to sort out invoicing and support. So when is that? … Read More

Version 2 is Now Ready

We have officially launched the new version of the FranchiZeManager. We have moved the first 3 clients across to the new system and the feedback received has been very positive. The best parts (based on client feedback) appear to be … Read More