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Deregulation taskforce a ‘game-changer’ for small business

16/09/2019

Prospective small business owners may be in for significant boost, after the Federal Government launched a new deregulation taskforce. Announced on Thursday, the taskforce will work alongside state and territory

Ombudsman seeks feedback on Business Funding Guide

04/09/2019

A tumultuous year for the banking sector has hit Australian small business hard, with prospective entrepreneurs finding access to finance more difficult than ever. However, a new document, the Business

ATO franchise tax update targets courier and cleaning businesses

11/07/2019

Franchisees providing cleaning and courier services may be hit with financial penalties should they not conform to a new franchise tax update. The Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) recently introduced Taxable

Franchise brands urged to review minimum wage increase

02/07/2019

The end of financial year (EOFY) celebrations kicked off early for workers with the national minimum wage increase officially rolled out on Monday. The minimum wage increase sees rates rise

2.2 million Aussie better off after minimum wage increase

31/05/2019

More than 2.2 million Australians are set to better off after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) delivered a long-awaited pay rise. On Thursday, the body confirmed a 3 per cent

Harvey Norman directors dump stock after listing breach

29/10/2018

Executives at Harvey Norman have come under fire this week, after a breach of the Australian listing rules was identified by the ASX.

RFG to front parliamentary inquiry

10/09/2018

September sees the final three public hearings of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct, with contentious franchisor Retail Food Group (RFG) to front the committee.

Inside Franchise Business September/October Mag out now!

06/09/2018

The latest issue of Inside Franchise Business features four high-performing franchisees in four very different industries.

Franchising on display at Melbourne expo

22/08/2018

Victoria once again plays host to the latest franchise opportunities, new brands and industry advice at the Melbourne Franchising and Business Opportunities Expo.

National Retail Association calls for further education following underpayment issues

21/08/2018

In the wake of the Super Retail Group underpayment announcement, the National Retail Association (NRA) has called for better education for both businesses and workers in understanding the complex retail award.