A Mexican stand-off over naming rights is threatening to derail a monster expansion plan, with global magnate Taco Bell being taken to court by Aussie franchisor Taco Bill. Victorian-focused fast
A Han’s Café franchisee in Western Australia is the latest business owner to come under fire for underpayment, following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO). Theo Jose Dominic
A former media executive turned bookkeeping franchisee has had his franchise terminated after an investigation placed him at the centre of $8m fraud case. John Michael Fitzgerald, who operated as
Struggling franchisor JUMP! Swim Schools has had one of its major entities wound up in insolvency by order of the Federal Court. Under provisions of the Corporations Act 2001, court
If a proposal or offer to settle a dispute is made on a ‘without prejudice’ basis-what does it really mean? The purpose of ‘without prejudice’ communication is to enable parties
If you’re waiting for the findings of the parliamentary inquiry into franchising, don’t hold your breath. The Senate will not release its report until early next year.
A four-year legal battle between pizza chain, Domino’s and GPS technology company, Precision Tracking has effectively come to an end following the announcement of a confidential settlement.
Exiting an investment prior to the completion of the agreement is often a lengthy and time-consuming process, but one franchisee has taken things into her own hands, quite literally.
Keeping a cap on infrastructural risk in business has its growing challenges, but it is also providing solid opportunities in franchising.
The initial stages of setting up a business as a franchise can be extremely tedious and expensive. It is often very tempting to search the internet for franchise documentation of brands operating in similar fields to your business and then try to put together a cut-and-paste version.