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Franchisees optimistic but wary of future lockdowns

Franchise businesses are worried about the potential for more lockdowns that would hijack the progress on the road to re...
automotive dealsers

Proposed franchising code reforms welcomed by ASBFEO

The proposed Franchising Code reforms aim to mitigate the power imbalance in the automotive industry that negatively imp...
franchisee

Former Chatime franchisee penalised for underpayments

A former Chatime franchisee paid 17 workers flat rates of between $13 to $18.55 per hour resulting in underpayments tota...

What to look for in a retail franchise

Strong digital strategy and implementation remain fundamental elements of forward-looking retail, with a safe customer e...
franchisees, franchisee

Franchise sector optimistic about 2021

New research reveals that improved trading conditions are boosting many areas of the franchise sector although retail fo...

The Yiros Shop’s first franchisee welcomed into the fast food business

The Yiros Shop's first franchise store will join the existing seven company-owned outlets in the Greek street-food chain...
start-ups, startups, considerations, own business launch, starting a business., pandemic

Five tips for starting a business during the global pandemic

For many the pandemic has become the trigger to starting a business they had long thought, but how to go about making th...
rent relief

ACCC issues rent relief ruling

The ACCC's granting of rent relief measures to small-business tenants has been warmly welcomed by the franchising sector...
franchises, franchise

Franchisees’ pandemic-related struggles revealed

Franchisees reported a decrease in revenue in March due to the pandemic but welcomed the support they are receiving from...

Small businesses concerned about false, misleading conduct

Complaints about misleading conduct by small businesses constituted over a third of reports made to the ACCC in the sec...