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Franchise Council of Australia partners with The Energy Alliance

Helping franchise businesses with their energy needs The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) has announced a partnership with franchise business energy specialist, The Energy Alliance. This agreement is the first of its kind for the FCA and underscores the significant body of work the Energy Alliance has completed in the franchise ba...

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Franchise success celebrated at SA Excellence in Franchising Awards

The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) has recognised franchising's best in South Australia at the 2017 SA Excellence in Franchising Awards presentations, held in Adelaide last week. Winners at the event included Tanya Coxon of Muffin Break, Mt Gambier 1 & 2, who was named SA Multi Unit Franchisee of the Year; Cathy Beckman of S...

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Make Sure Your Surcharges for Credit and Debit Cards Aren't Excessive

From 1 September 2017, all Australian businesses will be banned from imposing excessive surcharges on electronic card payments (currently, the ban only applies to large businesses). This means there will be a limit on the amount you can charge your customers for using eftpos (debit and prepaid), Visa, MasterCard, and American Express card...

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Information from the FWO on the Annual Wage Review & Changes to Penalty Rates

Every year, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) reviews minimum wages in Australia. The Annual Wage Review (AWR) assesses the minimum rates of pay for modern awards and the national minimum wage, and any changes come into effect from 1 July in the same year. On 6 June, 2017, the FWC announced a 3.3 per cent increase to minimum base rates of pa...

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FCA partners with Kwik Kopy Australia

Delivering Leading Print Solutions to Franchise Businesses The Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) is proud to partner with Kwik Kopy Australia as the FCA's supplier of choice for print solutions for its vast network of members across the country. Kwik Kopy Australia Managing Director, David Bell says this partnership highlights ...

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