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Are your ready for a risk-free Christmas office party?

04/11/2020

Staff are working from home, and Covid-rules remain in place, so what will this year’s office Christmas party look like? How can you whip up some much-needed Christmas spirit without

What you need to know about the Vic Govt rent relief extension due to Covid-19

23/09/2020

We are now over six months into the pandemic with restrictions eased in many states and parts of regional Victoria. However metropolitan Melbourne remains under stage 4 restrictions. The first

Back in Motion removes allegedly unfair terms from franchise agreement

22/09/2020

Back in Motion is to remove allegedly unfair terms from its franchise agreement after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raised concerns about certain clauses. The physiotherapy group has admitted

Sneakerboy case: time is running out on rental regulations under Covid-19 Code

08/09/2020

The Sneakerboy case reveals the impact of Covid-19, the regard a court will have to it and the National Code of Conduct Retail and Commercial Leases and any State or Territory

McDonald’s sues Hungry Jack’s over ‘big’ burgers

07/09/2020

McDonald’s is taking Hungry Jack’s to task over a burger, filing a trademark infringement notice in the Federal Court. In contention is the Hungry Jack’s burger ‘Big Jack’, a two-deck

Total Tools sued by competitor

18/08/2020

Sydney Tools has confirmed it is suing competitor Total Tools over an alleged email hacking. According to Sydney Tools, Total Tools hacked into its email system last year to give

$630,000 per breach; Former franchisee facing monster fines for alleged repeated exploitation

07/01/2020

A former Han’s Café franchisee from Western Australia has become the state’s first to face legal action under the ‘serious contraventions’ provisions of the Protecting Vulnerable Workers laws. Former Perth

5 ways to avoid a franchise agreement fail

02/01/2020

What could possibly go wrong? How to ensure you don’t set yourself up for trouble when setting up or amending your franchise agreement. As a franchisor, when drafting or amending your

$169,000 Chatime underpayment allegations surface

18/12/2019

Booming bubble-tea business Chatime has been slammed by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) for allegedly underpaying staff more than $169,000. Unlike previous instances in the sector, the Chatime underpayment allegedly

McScandal; McDonald’s CEO fired over relationship with employee

05/11/2019

In a major blow to the global fast-food giant, McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook has been pushed out of the company after engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee. According