The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched court proceedings against office space provider Servcorp over allegations its standard form contracts for small businesses breach unfair contracts laws.
The watchdog announced on Friday it iss pursuing Servcorp Ltd and two subsidiaries as part of its second ever case related to the unfair contracts legislation for small businesses that came into effect this year.
The ACCC will argue the company’s contract terms for use of office suites and services by clients included clauses that should be considered void, such as allowing Servcorp to automatically renew a customer’s contract.
SmartCompany has contacted Servcorp for comment.
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