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RFG or Jump Swim Schools? What was the headline news of 2019?

17/12/2019

It’s almost the end of 2019, and a great time to check back on the hottest stories from a year in franchising. News about growth, investment and achievement peppered the

What franchising lessons learned in 2019 can boost the year ahead?

17/12/2019

Has 2019 been a good year or a bad year for franchising? Inside Franchise Business asked sector peak body Franchise Council of Australia,  advocacy group Franchise Redress, and franchise psychology specialists

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)

Franchise register offers free enrolment

24/09/2019

The Australian Franchise Registry is offering franchise systems cost-free registration on its independent register that promotes transparency and compliance. The limited time offer aims to bring about industry led self-regulation

Harsher penalties, industry ombudsman floated by franchising taskforce

26/08/2019

Harsher penalties and the introduction of an industry-specific ombudsman may be on the cards for Australia’s under-pressure franchise sector. An issues paper, collated by the recently announced franchising taskforce and

ACCC to crack down on unfair contract terms

22/08/2019

Small business is in for a compliance overhaul, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) committing to crackdown on unfair contract terms. In its latest Small Business in Focus

Franchising in uncharted territory – Hungry Jacks founder speaks out

11/06/2019

Fast-food legend Jack Cowin has questioned the proposed franchising reforms set to impact the sector, revealing the updates have already cost franchisors millions. In an interview with The Sydney Morning

What a Morrison Government means for franchising

21/05/2019

With the dust still settling on an unprecedented Coalition victory in Saturday’s federal election, attention is quickly turning to small business reform. So, what can the sector expect from the

Labor to tackle wage theft in franchise businesses

15/05/2019

Victims of wage theft in franchise businesses could have claims of up to $100,000 resolved in a day under a new proposal from the Labor party. Labour leader Bill Shorten

Government franchising taskforce formed

30/04/2019

The franchising sector is in for an overhaul after the federal government revealed it has formed a franchising taskforce. Inside Franchise Business can confirm that as of Tuesday, an inter-agency