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The Franchising Taskforce Issues Paper: a step closer to reform of the franchise sector
The Issues Paper seeks feedback from the franchising sector regarding the Fairness in Franchising Report.
Australia
18 Sep 2019
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Australian franchising sector reforms: new taskforce established
A new taskforce was established after the Inquiry into the Operation and Effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct.
Australia
29 Jul 2019
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The Fairness in Franchising Report: What are the key recommendations?
The Report unveils over 70 recommendations to level the playing field between franchisors and franchisees in Australia.
Australia
11 Apr 2019
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Migrant Workers Taskforce and Franchise Sector Reports: further crackdown on worker exploitation imminent
This article briefly considers the Migrant Workers Taskforce (MWT) Report and the 'Fairness in Franchising' Report.
Australia
1 Apr 2019
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ACCC v Ultra Tune: Three lessons for franchisors
Monetary penalties and reputational damage will arise for a franchisor's non-compliance with obligations under the Code.
Australia
21 Feb 2019
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Federal Parliament passes the Vulnerable Workers Bill
Employers should prepare for these changes to the Fair Work Act, which address the exploitation of vulnerable workers.
Australia
15 Sep 2017
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New liabilities and higher penalties on the way for franchisors and others under the Vulnerable Workers Bill
The article explains proposed changes, with a focus on new liability provisions for franchisors and holding companies.
Australia
3 Apr 2017
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FWO cracks down on franchisors and franchisees for breaches of Australian workplace laws
Franchisors and franchisees have been put on notice about the serious consequences of non-compliance with workplace laws.
Australia
5 Dec 2016
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Stricter laws for franchisors? Responses to the 7-Eleven wage scandal
Election proposals, and the 7-Eleven example, should cause franchisors to consider franchisee workplace arrangements.
Australia
20 Jun 2016
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The importance of franchise disclosure documents - lessons from ACCC v SensaSlim
Franchisors should ensure that all disclosure documents and franchise proposals are carefully prepared and are accurate.
Australia
24 May 2016
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Pizza Hut franchisees fail in their legal challenge to Pizza Hut's new product and pricing policy
The Federal Court decision rejected a representative proceeding brought on behalf of a number of Pizza Hut franchisees.
Australia
19 Apr 2016
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Promoting fair work practices in franchisees
Franchisors can play an important part in creating a culture of payroll compliance in their franchisees.
Australia
6 Dec 2015
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New small business unfair contract terms regime - Your franchise agreements could become unenforceable
Franchise agreements within the definition of a small business contract should be reviewed to ensure compliance.
Australia
30 Oct 2015
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Extension of unfair contract terms protection to small businesses - many franchise agreements likely to be caught
The proposed legislation would extend consumer protections against unfair contract terms to small business contracts.
Australia
8 May 2015
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Unfair contract terms regime expected to extend to franchise agreements from 1 July
The unfair contract terms regime will be extended to protect small businesses that enter into standard form contracts.
Australia
27 Mar 2015
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ACCC takes franchisor to the cleaners for unconscionable conduct
Discussion of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd (in liquidation).
Australia
8 Feb 2015
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New Franchising Code of Conduct to commence 1 January 2015
This is a summary of the key changes and what franchisors and franchisees need to do in order to comply with the Code.
Australia
21 Nov 2014
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Government issues revised franchising laws for comment
Proposed new franchise laws bolster the rights of franchisees and may increase the compliance burden on franchisors.
Australia
8 Apr 2014
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Government aims to increase protection for franchisees
The Government has released a report with 18 recommendations, following a review of the Franchising Code of Conduct,
Australia
21 Jun 2013
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