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Franchisors could face penalties in new wage-theft laws

Franchisors liable for heavy fines and imprisonment under draft legislation.

Franchising report reveals “deeply rooted cultural problems”

Several changes recommended to shift balance of power.

Domino’s denies shady store-split practices

Franchisee lodges multi-million dollar claim against Pizza franchise.

ACCC calls for stronger penalties in franchising sector

More robust Code of Conduct needed to protect franchisees, says watchdog.

How to improve the appeal of franchising for women

Marketing campaigns explaining relevant franchise opportunities may increase participation by women.

RFG franchisee lawsuit dropped

The lawsuit against RFG has been dropped by Bannister Law, the firm representing dissatisfied franchisees

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The problem with franchising

Franchise failures and scandals seem to make the news with disturbing frequency, but the headlines fail to address the real problems.

Franchising code “deficient and ineffective”

Union boss lets loose on status quo ahead of inquiry hearing.

ACCC calls for tougher penalties for franchising code breaches

Competition watchdog says current code undermines its ability to enforce it.