Oporto’s youngest franchisee Akanksha Taneja knows when she is on to a good thing. The former store manager who went on to study accounting couldn’t resist the lure of owning her own fast food chicken business when the opportunity came up to purchase the Penrith Oporto store.
It started out as a single pie cart in Woolloomooloo, and now, Sydney’s renowned Harry’s Café de Wheels is franchising into China.
Two 7-Eleven franchises in New South Wales have had their franchise agreements terminated as a result of short changing employees.
A Harvey Norman Superstore Bundall in Queensland (Bunavit Pty Ltd) has been charged a sum of $52,000 in penalties by the Federal Court for making false or misleading representations about consumer guarantee rights.
Another 7-Eleven franchisee is face legal action from The Fair Work Ombudsman and possible fines up to $51,000 for each breach for allegedly underpaying 21 staff members.