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Who were the winners in the MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising awards 2020?


Top performing franchisors, franchisees and brands have been recognised at the national MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards, with The Cheesecake Shop taking out the coveted Australian Established Franchisor of the Year

FCA regional award winners revealed


Australia’s franchisees have been awarded for their small business success in the 2020 Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards, held virtually across Australia during late October and early November by the

Victorian Commercial Leasing Code extended till end of 2020


The Victorian Commercial Leasing Code of Conduct will be extended beyond its September expiry date until 31 December 2020. This state-based legislation had been aligned with the National Commercial Leasing

Hire A Hubby CEO Brendan Green named FCA chairman


Hire A Hubby CEO Brendan Green has been elected to the chairman’s role at the Franchise Council of Australia. Green replaces outgoing chair Warren Ballantyne, founder of Gutter-Vac. Ballantyne has held

FCA applauds Queensland Government’s leasing code action


The Franchise Council of Australia has given the Queensland Government the thumbs-up for it’s implementation of the national commercial leasing code. Australia’s state parliaments are currently employing the code, agreed

Uber Eats takes action on fees but is it too late?


Uber Eats may have reduced some fees it charges struggling local restaurants but is this concession to Australia’s hospitality sector too little, too late? Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Menulog continued to

Franchise Council postpones national conference


The Franchise Council of Australia’s major annual event has been postponed this year due to COVID-19. While the virus is still a threat, the Federal Government’s three-stage plan to ease

Franchisors step up as pandemic hits hard: survey


Franchises are being hit hard by the coronavirus crisis with more than half wearing revenue falls in March. The good news is that franchisors are stepping up to the task

Boost Juice franchisee joins FCA board


Boost Juice multi-unit franchisee Daniel Mesiti is joining the Franchise Council of Australia board of directors. Mesiti, who fills a casual vacancy, brings years of hospitality and franchising experience to the board.

RFG or Jump Swim Schools? What was the headline news of 2019?


It’s almost the end of 2019, and a great time to check back on the hottest stories from a year in franchising. News about growth, investment and achievement peppered the