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. by Jason Gehrke
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. by Eloise Keating
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