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Burger chain pack pays workers whopping $1.12m

06/12/2019

The Australian arm of Japanese burger chain MOS Burger has back-paid a whopping $1.12m to 285 workers following an investigation. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) investigation uncovered contraventions of the

SMEs to cash in on $520m business growth fund boost

03/12/2019

Small and medium sized businesses (SME) are set to get the boost they need, with the banking industry backing a new initiative. The big four buy-in sees the Australian business

Industry bodies back awards system review

25/11/2019

Amid growing wage theft reports, backing for a review of the nation’s award system is steadily swelling. The National Retail Association (NRA) on Friday said it was “ready, willing and

Wage theft inquiry to probe systematic underpayment

15/11/2019

Employers who underpay workers are set to face close scrutiny, with the Federal government launching an official wage theft inquiry. The wage theft inquiry comes after corporate regulators and watchdogs identified

Top Juice outlets audited for compliance

12/11/2019

Juice and smoothie franchise Top Juice has come under the microscope, after the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) conducted a series of surprise audits at outlets across the country. The Top

Government seeking feedback on franchising reform

12/11/2019

After months of deliberation, the federal government is calling on the franchise community to provide feedback on the feasibility of proposed sector reform. A newly announced Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)

Planet Fitness Australia to launch 35 studios

11/11/2019

Massive US gym giant Planet Fitness is officially on its way Down Under, after the brand announced two new partnerships. The Planet Fitness Australia expansion is set to deliver a

The Burrito Bar restructure delivers network growth

11/11/2019

It’s been an interesting few years for Queensland-based Mexican chain The Burrito Bar, but it seems growth is back on the menu. The 31-strong franchise network was once at the

McScandal; McDonald’s CEO fired over relationship with employee

05/11/2019

In a major blow to the global fast-food giant, McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook has been pushed out of the company after engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee. According

Studio Pilates pushes positive growth with new partnership

30/10/2019

While many franchise operations use rebates to drive stronger bargaining arrangements, one home-grown fitness brand is forging its own path. In a ground-breaking community-focused initiative, Brisbane-born health and wellness franchise,