Fast-food franchisees have received a welcomed boost, with meal delivery platform Uber Eats committing to drop “unfair” contract terms, following an investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) case against embattled franchise JUMP! Swim Schools is mounting. In a pre-trial case management hearing in Federal Court, the watchdog called for greater
AP Eagers’ (ASX: APE) proposed acquisition of Automotive Holdings Group’s (ASX: AHG) remaining shares has hit a snag, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) raising concerns over the
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched legal proceedings against JUMP! Swim Schools franchisor Jump Loops Pty Ltd and its parent company Swim Loops Holdings Pty Ltd. The ACCC
Franchisees may be in for stronger bargaining power and network representation under a new proposal from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The ACCC collective bargaining proposal was floated
Swim Loops Pty Ltd, the entity in charge of embattled children’s franchise JUMP! Swim Schools has gone into voluntary administration. After a horror 12 months that has seen the brand
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is promising to keep a watchful eye over a newly proposed automotive merger. In April, Queensland-based automotive group AP Eagers lodged an application
Franchising embodies a power disparity in the franchise relationship and that needs to change. That’s a fundamental finding of the parliamentary inquiry into the franchising code which offered no surprises in terms
Employers who deliberately engage in employee wage fraud may face jail time under a Morrison government plan to target migrant worker underpayment and exploitation. Kelly O’Dwyer, Industrial Relations Minister gave
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has revealed plans to target the café, restaurant and take away food services industries in its next proposed round of Franchising Code (the Code) compliance audits.