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Franchisee boost as “unfair” Uber Eats contract terms dropped

17/07/2019

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).

JUMP! asset freezing extension puts future in jeopardy

01/07/2019

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

ACCC raises concerns over automotive franchise merger

24/06/2019

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

ACCC launches action against JUMP! Swim Schools franchisor

18/06/2019

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

ACCC collective bargaining proposal to boost franchisee power

07/06/2019

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

JUMP! Swim Schools goes into voluntary administration

21/05/2019

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

ACCC to assess landmark automotive merger

01/05/2019

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 report calls for better franchisee protections and RFG investigation

14/03/2019

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

Migrant worker underpayment could lead to jail time

08/03/2019

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

ACCC to clamp down on food service franchise sector

07/02/2019

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.