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Win a #NFC14 pass with the FCA on twitter

Fancy yourself as a social media savvy member of the franchising community? Know your hashtags from your @mentions? Or are you just starting to build your digital presence? Either way, we want to connect with you through the FCA’s new Twitter handle @FranchCouncilAU and from September 15 2014 to October 10 2014we are offering some amaz...

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What impact will the proposed new franchising code have on your business?

By Sean O'Donnell

In April 2014, the Federal Government released a draft version of the proposed new Code ("exposure draft") largely based on the recommendations made in the Wein review.  It also released the draft bill to amend the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to provide for civil penalties and infringement notices fo...

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ACCC to be given more power as Competition and Consumer Act amendment passes in the Senate

The Coalition Government last night passed legislation in the Senate that gives the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) the power to apply pecuniary penalties to businesses which breach industry codes.

This legislation paves the way through Parliament for the Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code) update expected to be imple...

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Case Study: Success through teamwork

Tracy and Scott Skinner make a great team. Their V.I.P. journey is more unusual than most but it does show how working with a franchisor can offer flexible solutions.

It all started around 8 years ago when Scott was working as a Motor Mechanic and Tracy as an Administrational Manager. Scott was tired of the grease! Like so many he wanted...

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Franchising Expo: Outstanding Melbourne show wraps up a big year

The Melbourne Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo, held 22-24 August, has been hailed a success, with over 4200 visitors and a record 101 exhibitors, according to show organiser Specialised Events.

“We are thrilled with the show, and it wraps up a huge year for us,” says Exhibition Manager Fiona Stacey. “The mar...

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Fancy yourself as a social media savvy member of the franchising community? Know your hashtags from your @mentions? Or are you just starting to bui...
By Sean O'Donnell In April 2014, the Federal Government released a draft version of the proposed new Code ("exposure draft") large...
The Coalition Government last night passed legislation in the Senate that gives the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) the power...

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