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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

Franchising report calls for better franchisee protections and RFG investigation

14/03/2019

Franchising embodies a power disparity in the franchise relationship and that needs to change. That’s a fundamental finding of the parliamentary inquiry into the franchising code which offered no surprises in terms