Close to 12 months after successfully prosecuting former hand car wash franchise Geowash, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has secured a monster $4.2m in penalties. On Friday, the
Just weeks after a Crust franchisee in Hobart copped a $100,000 penalty, the pizza chain is under fire again for underpayment, this time involving a former Crust franchisee in Melbourne.
Flight Centre has paid $252,000 in penalties after the ACCC issued two infringement notices for alleged misleading advertisements. The ads promoted holiday vouchers during the 2018 Christmas and 2019 Easter
Seventy-one. That’s how many recommendations were made in the recent Parliamentary inquiry report into franchising. And sitting at over 350 pages, the report can be difficult (and time consuming!) to
A former Subway franchisee in Sydney copped a hefty fine this week, following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman. The Federal Circuit Court issued Danmin Zhang, the former operator
More than $77,000 worth of penalties has been secured against a former Caltex franchisee in Sydney after the Fair Work Ombudsman uncovered a history of falsified wages and exploitation of migrant workers.
The former operators of a 7-Eleven franchise in Melbourne have paid out a total of $335,664 in penalties following a report into employee underpayment from the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).
A Queensland-based home-appliance rental franchise has been ordered to pay more $250,000 following an investigation from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).