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Back in Motion removes allegedly unfair terms from franchise agreement

22/09/2020

Back in Motion is to remove allegedly unfair terms from its franchise agreement after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raised concerns about certain clauses. The physiotherapy group has admitted

ACCC calls out franchisor non-compliance in 3 cases

19/08/2020

On the back of the franchise parliamentary report in 2019 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission identified the franchising sector as one of its 2020 Compliance and Enforcement Priorities.  So

ACCC takes Megasave Couriers to court for allegedly misleading franchisees

06/07/2020

Aussie franchisor Megasave Couriers and sole director Gary Bourne are in hot water for allegedly misleading franchise buyers about guaranteed income. The ACCC is alleging that Megasave Couriers Australia falsely

Bob Jane gives ACCC undertaking

01/05/2020

Bob Jane T-Mart’s parent company has been pulled up by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for failing to comply with franchising regulation. The Bob Jane Corporation has given the ACCC

7-Eleven can collaborate with franchisees, says ACCC

27/04/2020

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted convenience chain 7-Eleven the ability to discuss temporary store closures or reduced trading hours with its franchisees. 7-Eleven owns and operates stores in competition

ACCC allows retailers to collectively bargain for rent relief

23/04/2020

Following on from granting landlords the power to discuss rent relief measures, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has given interim authorisation to retailers to bargain for rent relief collectively. The

Geowash slammed with mammoth $4.2m penalty

28/01/2020

Close to 12 months after successfully prosecuting former hand car wash franchise Geowash, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has secured a monster $4.2m in penalties. On Friday, the

Flight Centre penalised $252,000

23/10/2019

Flight Centre has paid $252,000 in penalties after the ACCC issued two infringement notices for alleged misleading advertisements. The ads promoted holiday vouchers during the 2018 Christmas and 2019 Easter

$500,000 slashed as Ultra Tune penalty downgraded

25/09/2019

Just months after the automotive business was fined a landmark $2.6m for breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct, Ultra Tune has won an appeal to have its penalties cut

Criminalise wage theft: ex-ACCC head demands action

05/09/2019

“Get on with it now”. That was the message former head of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Alan Fels sent Canberra on Wednesday, in an effort to criminalise