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5 new JUMP! Swim Schools set to rebuild image

18/04/2019

Embattled franchise JUMP! Swim Schools is making inroads on repairing its damaged image with a string of new site openings. Over the last five weeks, five new JUMP! Swim Schools have been

Rules Around Franchising: Everything You Need To Know

17/04/2019

With the release of the parliamentary inquiry into the franchising findings, you may have found yourself wondering what the rules around franchising are. All franchise systems are bound by a strict set

Jon Smith Subs Australian first

17/04/2019

Jon Smith Subs Australian expansion now has a fixed date, with the brand’s  inaugural Australian location to launch in May. In June last year, parent company United Franchise Group (UFG) announced

$60,000 KFC franchisee fine after worker suffers third-degree burns

16/04/2019

A KFC franchisee in NSW has copped a $60,000 fine after a kitchen worker suffered serious burns to his leg. The KFC franchisee fine has prompted warnings from SafeWork NSW

Chemist Warehouse wage rise ends strike

16/04/2019

After a lengthy battle that saw two weeks of employee strikes, Chemist Warehouse has agreed to a major wage increase. The Chemist Warehouse wage rise will jump by as much

History made with Anytime Fitness Antarctica announcement

15/04/2019

Global fitness franchise, Anytime Fitness is set to achieve true worldwide representation, following a world-first announcement. The opening of Anytime Fitness Antarctica sees the gym franchise become the first with

Service station chain, Westside Petroleum facing court action

15/04/2019

Independent service station chain, Westside Petroleum is facing legal action following allegations of underpayment. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) alleges that the chain, which operates franchised sites underpaid 22 employees

FWO springs Gami Chicken with surprise audits

15/04/2019

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has conducted a series of surprise audits on fast food franchise, Gami Chicken and Beer. The Gami Chicken surprise audits come after the FWO received

The Little Cha expansion targets 30 new stores

15/04/2019

The Little Cha expansion efforts are underway, with the brand announcing national growth plans. The bubble tea franchise’s proposed growth will see 30 new stores across Australia over the next two

What is a franchise and how does it work?

05/04/2019

What is a franchise? Every franchise model may be different, but each operates on similar principles. It’s important to understand the foundations of franchising before setting out to buy a