Articles with tag franchise-businesses


ASIC bans Mobile Rentals for targeting "vulnerable" consumers

For the second time in weeks, the Australian Securities and Investment Commissions has taken action against and slammed the franchisees of Mobile Rentals for breaching consumer credit laws.

Posted Fri 06/09/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Franchisee interest spikes

The interest in franchising continues to grow, according to the latest figures from the Retail Food Group.

Posted Thu 31/01/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

I'll take a franchise please!

Economic uncertainty is driving an increasing interest in franchises, according to new research.

Posted Mon 06/08/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

ACCC warns franchisors: Don't make promises you can't keep

The franchising industry has again come under scrutiny from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, with the regulator issuing a warning to franchisors not to mislead potential franchisees.

Posted Thu 12/07/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Franchisees vote no to bill

The bill, which is alleged to help franchisees, had only two franchisees and five ex-franchisees made submissions in favour of it. In contrast, 19 franchisees made submissions against the bill.

Posted Thu 24/02/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

FCA fights state MPs

The FCA is urging on the Western and South Australian Parliament to abandon its state-based franchising legislation that would duplicate national regulation.

Posted Fri 28/01/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Franchise CEO's feeling bullish

Nearly half of Australia's franchise businesses outperformed the broader economy over the last 12 months, according to the results from the annual Franchisor CEO Survey.

Posted Thu 21/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

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