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ACCC advocates education and transparency at inquiry hearing


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has called for greater transparency and education in franchising operations following a series of high-profile compliance issues.

ACCC exemption would see franchisees with renewed bargaining power


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is considering a potential ‘class exemption’ that would allow small businesses, agribusinesses and franchisees to negotiate collectively with their customers or suppliers, including franchisors.

What franchisors need to know about the consumer law penalty increase


New legislation recommending an increase in maximum financial penalties for beaches of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) has passed Federal Parliament.

ACCC takes action against Europcar


The ACCC is taking Europcar to the Federal Court, alleging the company charged excessive credit and debit card payment surcharges in breach of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

ACCC calls for tougher franchise breach penalties


The competition watchdog has called for more robust disclosure requirements between franchisors and franchisees and harsher penalties for breaching the Franchising Code of Conduct.

Flight centre gets major fine


Flight Centre has received a $12.5 million dollar fine for its attempt to fix pricing with international airlines between 2005 and 2009.

8 steps to buying a franchise


Investing in a franchise business can be a great way to build your future.

Express Mobile Services and the ACCC


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has investigated Express Mobile Services over allegations of non-compliance and misleading representations to franchise buyers.

ACCC fields increase in franchising enquiries


Franchise enquiries to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have increased in the last six months.