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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

ACCC slams food franchisors in scathing review

27/08/2019

The nation’s food franchisors have been slammed in a scathing report handed down by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). In its Disclosure practises in food franchising report, released

ACCC to crack down on unfair contract terms

22/08/2019

Small business is in for a compliance overhaul, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) committing to crackdown on unfair contract terms. In its latest Small Business in Focus

Employers could face jail time over wage theft

25/07/2019

The Prime Minister has issued a stern warning to employers who exploit workers, in the wake of ongoing wage theft reports. Scott Morrison on Wednesday revealed that employers engaging in