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Subway scores high performance rating

19/04/2021

Subway Australia has been recognised as a high performing brand through the Australian Franchise Rating Scale. It is the largest QSR franchise system in Australia to achieve this. The independent and fact-based

McDonald’s workplace policy set for a global rollout

19/04/2021

McDonald’s has unveiled an initiative to foster safe and inclusive workplace it calls Global Brand Standards. The policy will focus on four main areas: harassment, discrimination and retaliation prevention; workplace

MoneyQuest hits 100 unit milestone

19/04/2021

MoneyQuest has hit a heady milestone, 100 franchises open for business just five years after launching its franchise operation. Managing director Michael Russell said the company’s success is due in

FWO takes ex-La Porchetta franchisee to court

16/04/2021

An ex-La Porchetta franchisee is being hauled before the Federal Circuit Court for alleged workplace breaches. Facing court is Little Italy Wagga Wagga Pty Ltd, the former franchisee for the outlet until

Poolwerx appoints NZ master franchisee to take brand to 40 stores

16/04/2021

A former Nando’s executive is joining Poolwerx as New Zealand’s first master franchisee. Garth Parker takes on the role of NZ master franchisee, with a plan to grow the footprint to

Two Subway franchisees face court

14/04/2021

The operators of two Subway outlets in Adelaide are set to face court for allegedly underpaying former employees. According to the Fair Work Ombudsman, franchisees Hutt Nominees Pty Ltd and

Club Pilates launches in Australia

14/04/2021

US chain Club Pilates launches in Australia under a master franchise agreement with big plans for a nationwide rollout. The Australian business is headed up by CEO Brendan James. He told

Ex-Anytime Fitness GM heads up Plus Fitness franchise expansion

14/04/2021

The former Anytime Fitness GM, Gordon Martin, has been appointed head of franchising at Viva Leisure, and tasked with growing its Plus Fitness chain to more than 300 studios. Viva

FCA welcomes Government responses to sexual harassment report

14/04/2021

The Federal Government’s belated acceptance of recommendations laid out in the 2020 Respect@Work report has been welcomed by the Franchise Council of Australia and other industry groups. Mary Aldred, CEO

Taco Bell Green Square: chain picks inner city Sydney precinct for its fifth NSW store

13/04/2021

Mexican food chain Taco Bell is expanding its presence in New South Wales with a fifth store, to be located at Green Square, Sydney. The store will be launched within