yesterdayTuesday, 5 May 2015
Despite the introduction of a new Franchising Code of Conduct on January 1 this year, the Australian franchise sector is set to be further impacted by additional regulation with the introduction of unfair contracts legislation to apply to small businesses.
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Central to the viability of any franchisor’s business model is the method by which it generates its income.
Thursday, 2 April 2015
Sydney-based baby and childrenswear retailer Minimee is launching its first franchised stores with the help of the same consultants behind the franchising of Boost Juice.
Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Would you enter a competition to win a franchise?
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
The roles of the franchisor and franchisee can often involve very different functions and skill sets.
Thursday, 26 February 2015
The first comprehensive review of Australia’s competition laws and policies in more than 20 years is underway and has encouraged the retail sector to consider extended opening hours.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
More than 7000 individuals contacted the ACCC with complaints and enquiries about small businesses and franchising in the second half of last year, according to the competition watchdog’s latest small business report.
Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Since the new Franchising Code of Conduct came into effect this year, businesses which have operated under a licensing arrangement are encouraged to seek advice to ensure they are not at risk of incurring major financial penalties.
Friday, 6 February 2015
Another former Wendys franchisee has come forward with a horror story from her time with the hot dog and ice cream chain, which she says refused to allow her to take maternity leave.