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todayThursday, 26 November 2015

Uncle Tobys oats manufacturer stung with $32,400 in penalties over “protein superfood” claims

The ACCC claims consumers have been mislead about the amount of protein in Uncle Toby's Oats. by Broede Carmody

Epharmacy Group hit with $32,400 in penalties after claiming consumers would save money off the RRP

The ACCC says the company behind Chemist Warehouse and My Chemist potentially misled customers on its website. by Broede Carmody

Monday, 23 November 2015

Arnott’s pays $51,000 in penalties over claims it misled shoppers about the fat content of Shapes

The ACCC said in a statement this morning it had reasonable grounds to believe Arnott’s had made a false and misleading representation in breach of Australian Consumer Law. by Eloise Keating

Make It Mine hit with $1.25 million penalty for breaching responsible lending obligations

The Federal Court handed down the penalty last week following a decision in April that found the business had failed to disclose important information to customers. by Broede Carmody

Pizza Hut hit with sham contracting claims and accusations delivery drivers were paid just $12 an hour

Under a leaked Pizza Hut contract, a driver can earn $6 for a delivery and complete no more than two deliveries per trip. by Broede Carmody

Monday, 23 November 2015

Jetstar and Virgin caught out for overlooking mobile commerce

Both airlines have been found guilty over "Drip pricing", the practice of disclosing only incrementally the various fees and charges consumers must pay. by Julie Clarke and Philip Clarke

Friday, 20 November 2015

Aldi ordered to pay former manager more than $37,000 following unfair dismissal case

A spokesperson for Aldi told SmartCompany the supermarket has accepted the commission’s ruling. by Broede Carmody

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Almost 80% of small businesses don’t have adequate workplace policies: Research

Having correct and complete documents and policies is crucial to a small business avoiding sticky situations with employees and customers. by Broede Carmody
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