The Franchise Council of Australia honoured franchising’s best and brightest at the NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner on the Gold Coast.
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.
The Federal Government plans on improving Australia's franchising sector in response to the 2013 Independent Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct.
The Federal Government has released a consultation paper after an independent review of the Franchising Code of Conduct was conducted.
Employees of franchisees including Fastway Couriers, Wendy Supa Sundaes, and Salsa’s Fresh Mex Grill were some of the winners of the NAB Franchise Council Australia NSW/ACT Excellence in Franchising Award for 2013.
The Franchise Council of Australia has welcomed the outcomes and recommendations of the review of the Franchising Code of Conduct, conducted by franchising expert Alan Wein.
The federal government will review the Franchising Code of Conduct, calling for submissions from the franchising sector.
The Franchise Council of Australia honoured franchising’s best and brightest at the NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards Gala Dinner.
Better education and more discerning buyers have resulted in an improvement to the number of complaints being made against franchisors, according to ACCC deputy chair Michael Schaper.
The Franchise Council of Australia has welcomed the Council of Australian Governments' determination to remove duplicate regulation.
The National Small Business Commissioner will focus on providing small businesses with a new voice to highlight their issues to the Australian government.
At the FCA's Retail Leasing Issues forum, many attendees showed their support for the introduction the proposed Retail Leasing Code of Conduct.
Hairhouse Warehouse has been named franchisor of the year by the Franchise Council of Australia.
Chairman of ACCC Rod Sims has said that as the franchising sector is an important part of the economy, more regulation is needed.
In order to ensure a lack of conflict with national laws, the FCA said offices of small business commissioners emerging around the country should be coordinated.
The FCA has made clear its objection to the Bill, which is being pushed by SA Small Business Minister Tom Koutsantonis.
The FCA has warned the government should be wary of adding red tape and regulatory burdens when business confidence is low.
The FCA's submission has backed the Western Australian government's call to seek a solution to the unfair imbalance of information between landlords and tenants.
The FCA is urging on the Western and South Australian Parliament to abandon its state-based franchising legislation that would duplicate national regulation.