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.
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
A former Wendys franchisee claims the hot dog and ice cream chain took out a caveat on their house and eventually cost them their superannuation and life savings, after it convinced them to take on two failing stores.
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Former franchisees of outdoor fitness chain Step into Life have come forward claiming the experience of leaving the franchise feels like being “stalked by a jealous ex”.
Thursday, 15 January 2015
A Queensland couple who walked away from their failing Cold Rock franchise with hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt are the latest franchisees to voice their concerns about franchising.
Wednesday, 14 January 2015
Another former franchisee of ice cream and hot dog chain Wendys has come forward, claiming mistreatment at the hands of the fast food chain.
A group of disgruntled franchisees have used a blog to launch a stinging attack against outdoor personal training franchise Step into Life.