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Should you introduce mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations at work?

10/08/2021

Should you insist employees are vaccinated? Can franchisors require franchisees to make a Covid-19 jab the path to employment? The news that manufacturer SPC has taken the step of making

Freedom Foods case highlights difference between a licence agreement and franchise agreement

14/07/2021

A recent legal case has highlighted the distinction between intellectual property licence agreements and franchise agreements. Eaglegate Lawyers reports a legal stoush over almond milk has shone a light on the

Class exemption gives franchisees rein to collectively bargain with franchisors

03/06/2021

Franchisees and fuel retailers can now engage in collective bargaining with franchisors and suppliers on a voluntary basis without needing to worry about a possible competition law breach. It’s been made

FCA and ASBFEO welcome latest franchise reforms

02/06/2021

The Franchise Council of Australia and the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman have welcomed the Franchising Code of Conduct reforms announced by the Federal Government. The Code amendments

Is it worth it? Comparative advertising do’s and don’ts

28/04/2021

More and more social media and online sales are dictating the way businesses market and advertise their products and services to consumers. Businesses use comparative advertising promoting how superior their

Is your franchise employing contractors? You need to read this

20/01/2021

With the Covid-19 outbreak affecting the economy and job market, an increasing number of Australians are becoming full-time or part-time contractors. The fact that thousands are choosing to contract over

Franchise reform: where is it all heading in 2021?

18/01/2021

The long-running issue of franchise reform is still in the works as we head into 2021. So what can we expect? Let’s recap what we know. On 4 March 2019 the

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

ACCC calls out franchisor non-compliance in 3 cases

19/08/2020

On the back of the franchise parliamentary report in 2019 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission identified the franchising sector as one of its 2020 Compliance and Enforcement Priorities.  So