Don Doolan – 2017 Franchisee of the Year

We at First Class Financial Group are pleased to announce Don Doolan as our 2017 Franchisee of the Year. Don, from First Class Accounts Asquith, was announced the winner at our annual gala dinner, which was held at the Grand Chancellor Hotel in Hobart. Don has been a First Class Accounts franchisee since 2012 and [..]

Why Our Franchisee Of The Year Has Kept Choosing First Class Accounts, Again and Again

Is it possible to run your own successful business, set your own hours and chase after two small children at the same time? For Chelsea Sanginiti, the answer is yes - you can even become Franchisee of the Year. When Chelsea took over a First Class Accounts franchise from her mother in 2009, it wasn’t [..]

A chat with Irene Latoa from First Class Accounts North Wollongong

When Irene Latoa made the leap from corporate high flyer to small business owner, finding herself part of a supportive, passionate community was not something she expected to find. Irene spent most of her working life in the corporate world. As a highly successful CPA at Nespresso, she spent 7 years growing and managing Nespresso’s [..]

Baby boomer’s next steps

Pictured: Clive Barrett, Executive Chairman First Class Accounts and Peter Morgan Peter Morgan, our franchisee from Moorooka in Brisbane, came to bookkeeping later in life. Recently, Peter talked to us about his career change, and about how First Class Accounts has helped him achieve success. "After more than 30 years as a mechanical engineer, I [..]

You’re never alone when everyone’s Yammering at you!

  One of First Class Accounts greatest strengths is the power of our network. Donna Ireland, our franchisee from Broadbeach in Queensland, talks to us about how the network has helped her succeed. "One of the most daunting things when starting a new business is the feeling of striking out on your own. Thankfully, when [..]

What makes our Franchisee of the Year tick?

Don Doolan, First Class Accounts Asquith was announced as our 2015 Franchisee of the Year in 2015. Don was a popular choice as he is always willing to assist and mentor his peers. In just over 3 years Don has been able to build a thriving bookkeeping business, so how has he done it? What makes [..]