How many franchise disputes end up in court? [infographic]

By Sarah Stowe | 29 Oct 2015 View comments

Buying a franchise can be a life-changing experience. There are many reasons why you might consider becoming your own boss and open or buy a franchise.

In Australia, the franchising industry is rising rapidly. Currently there are approximately 1180 franchisors in Australia.

The below infographic demonstrates the increase in demand for franchises and the most popular industry sectors.

The franchise infographic also indicates that more than 76 percent of franchise disputes are settled at either mediation or through information resolution with a solicitor. Only 24 percent of all disputes reach litigation stage.

Franchise Disputes in Australia