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Holden Australia’s behaviour to dealers a lesson for franchisors, says ACCC chair


ACCC Chair Rod Sims has cautioned franchisors to avoid the behaviour shown by Holden towards its Australian dealers just before and after the company’s withdrawal from the Australian market. “The way Holden withdrew from

Franchisor’s business confidence dives as lockdowns deliver uncertainty


Franchisor confidence has taken a dive as ongoing lockdowns undermine business optimism. That’s according to the latest Australian Franchise Business Pulse Check survey which reveals a sharp rise in pessimism

Essential HR documents to consider implementing within your network


Often franchisors question why HR documentation should be their responsibility for the network. Just like creating an operations manual on how to run the business, having tailored documents for your

Top 7 signs of franchise resilience


One of the great benefits of having a client base of over 200 franchise systems is that we get a great industry wide perspective of the state of the franchise

Two Domino’s franchisees join forces to buy nine corporate stores


Two Domino’s franchisees have united to purchase nine corporate stores and form the biggest franchisee group in the Australian pizza chain. Queensland-based multi-unit franchisees Nathan Van Jole and Thomas Walker have acquired the Gold

“I’m never content”: Gutter-Vac founder reveals his driving force


For Gutter-Vac founders Warren and Anne Ballantyne continuous improvement has been fundamental to business success – within reason. In fact one of Anne’s roles as management consultant for the firm is

Working from home? Here’s how to get the work life balance right in the holidays


The notion of working from home was once considered to be a luxury for some. Fast forward to 2020 and it became  mandatory for many. Now that the economy is

Casual employment: what will it look like in the future?


Just when we thought the employment landscape couldn’t get any more complicated in 2020 the casual employment definition is being challenged. Employers have been thrown a curve ball with what

7-Eleven’s workplace compliance gets thumbs up after audits and $173m back pay


7-Eleven’s workplace compliance has improved significantly over the past three years, according to the Fair Work Ombudsman. The franchisor voluntarily entered into a Compliance Deed in December 2016 to improve compliance across

Psychologist says virtual professional development is better


While many franchisor executives and franchisees see the shift to virtual meetings and training programs as being a disadvantage, Greg Nathan, founder of the Franchise Relationships Institute, says the opposite