Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

How to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone With Business and Beyond

We all have a comfort zone. This is the area, or situation, where you feel less stressed and more at ease with what is going on. For some, their comfort zone is their job that they may not like, but...

Franchising an Authorized Keno Lotto Express Outlet from PCSO

Filipinos love to have fun. Filipinos also love to put their money in bets, leading to many cockpits, lotto outlets, and hangouts where they enjoy playing bingo, cards, and other games of chance. Keno Lotto is one of the popular...
working child permit

How to Get a Working Child Permit

Under Republic Act No. 9231, or the Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation, and Discrimination Act, provides that children below the age of 15 are not allowed to be employed, permitted, or suffered to work, in any public...

Franchising San Miguel Food Avenue (Formerly Petron Treats)

While traveling, motorists might find themselves in need of some food or other items that they forgot to purchase before the trip. With stores sometimes being off from the main road and grocery or mall stops going to take some...

How to Register as a Licensed Contractor Under the PCAB

Under Republic Act No. 4566, as amended, otherwise known as the Contractor’s License Law, contractors, including sub-contractor and specialty contractors engaging in the business of contracting must first secure a license to conduct business under the Philippines Contractor Accreditation Board...

Registering and Enrolling in TESDA Online Courses

With the aim of providing Filipino citizens access to technical education, the Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Online Program is an open technical resource that uses information and communication technologies. It is an effective and efficient way of delivering...
PhilHealth Employer Registration

How to Register in PhilHealth as an Employer

Under Republic Act No. 7875, or the National Health Insurance Act, all Filipinos are mandatorily covered under the National Health Insurance Program. Employees from the public and private sectors, including job-order and project-based contractors, as well as owners of microenterprises;...
sss employers' registration

Register as an Employer Under the SSS

The Social Security System (SSS) defines an employer as any person—natural or juridical; domestic or foreign—who carries on in the Philippines any services of another person who is under his or her orders as regards the employment, except those which...
Individual Lending for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs

How to Apply for Financial Assistance Under DBP’s ILAW

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) implements a special financing program specifically developed for women-owned and managed enterprises for the establishment of viable income-generating activities. The Inclusive Lending for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs, or ILAW, offers competitive rates and flexible...

How to Franchise Cebuana Lhuillier

In the Philippines, many Filipinos don’t really use credit cards or go to banks for loans as what people in more advanced countries usually do. Instead, Pinoys are fond of the so-called ‘micro loans’ they can get from pawnshops and...
Agricultural and Fishers Financing Program

How to Apply for Landbank’s Agricultural and Fishers Financing Program

In partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Agricultural and Credit Policy Council, the Landbank of the Philippines implements the Agricultural and Fisheries Financing Program (AFFP) that provides small farmers and fishers with access to formal credit to...

How to Franchise J.CO Donuts & Coffee in the Philippines

A direct competitor of the ever-popular Krispy Kreme (founded in 1937) for glazed donuts and signature coffee, J.CO Donuts & Coffee is quickly gaining popularity around the world despite it being founded only in 2006. In malls across the Philippines,...
online TIN registration

How to Register for TIN Online

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has established an e-Registration system that offers convenient online internet access to taxpayer registration services such as online issuance of a taxpayer identification number, or TIN, for individual taxpayers. The e-TIN is a module...
Small Business Puhunan Loan Program

How to Apply for DBP’s Small Business Puhunan Loan Program

As a government financial institution that supports its key development program, the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) offers financial loan assistance to micro and small-sized enterprises under its Small Business Puhunan Loan Program (SBPLP). Aiming to provide credit for...