The future growth of TaxAssist Accountants in Australia has
been mapped out by Master Franchisee Terry Murphy and business
partner Celeste Godwin, following a visit by the company’s UK-based
International Development Team.
Senior Manager UK & International Franchise Development, David
Paulson, and Richard Chatten, International Support Officer,
visited Terry and Celeste to provide further support to his
Australian business, including its Support Centre staff and three
The fortnight enabled David and Richard to provide training
and support to staff at TaxAssist practices in Burleigh,
Woolgoolga, Taree and Forster, as well as providing them with the
opportunity to discuss the overall strategy for the next 12 months.
As part of this vision, they were able to highlight any additional
training to further enhance franchise recruitment and
David and Richard also visited franchisees Avendra Narayan,
Panbo Ye and Colin Lua, who are all based in and around the Sydney
area, as well as approving a shopfront location in Sydney Central
Business District (CBD) territory for Colin.
The duo also met Ian Watt, Senior Business Development Manager
Franchising – New South Wales (NSW) and Australian Capital
Territory (ACT) of Westpac bank, to further strengthen the
relationship with TaxAssist Accountants to benefit new franchisees
joining the network.
Terry said: “Being able to show David and Richard our success
to date and discuss my business strategy for the coming years with
them in person was not only appreciated, but beneficial to us all.
Their visit highlights the level of assistance TaxAssist
Accountants provides to its Master Franchisee and single unit
David added: “Richard and myself have had an extremely
productive trip providing further guidance and support as we work
together to ensure the success of TaxAssist Accountants in
“Terry and his team have made a fantastic start, and all of
the ground work has been done and it is now just a case of building
on these solid foundations. It is a pleasure to see how well
TaxAssist is working and growing in the short time since my last
visit in March.”