http://www.bluemaumau.org/australianpageblogs en Bakers Delight Misappropriation and Hacking Allegations http://www.bluemaumau.org/14463/bakers_delight_misappropriation_and_hacking_allegations <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Bakers Delight Australia franchisees are more than a little disgruntled following the release of an internally leaked Australian marketing fund statement.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/14463/bakers_delight_misappropriation_and_hacking_allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/14463/bakers_delight_misappropriation_and_hacking_allegations#comments Op-Ed ACCC AFP Australia Bakers Delight COBS Bread hacking intimidation kickbacks Lesley Gillespie Marketing Fund Phil Colman Roger Gillespie Sat, 02 May 2015 01:11:58 +0000 Ray Borradale 14463 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Australian Franchising Code Review Recommendations http://www.bluemaumau.org/australian_franchising_code_review_recommendations <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>Alan Wein&rsquo;s review of the Australian Franchising Code of Conduct has presented 18 recommendations. Here they are but first;</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/australian_franchising_code_review_recommendations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/australian_franchising_code_review_recommendations#comments Op-Ed Alan Wein Australia Bernie Ripoll franchising code of conduct Fri, 17 May 2013 05:26:56 +0000 Ray Borradale 12659 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Franchise Review Report Released: Good Faith and Penalties Recommended http://www.bluemaumau.org/franchise_review_report_released_good_faith_and_penalties_recommended <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>The Report by Mr Alan Wein (from his Review of the Australian Franchising Code of Conduct conducted earlier this year) has been released today and makes 18 recommendations for improving the franchi</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/franchise_review_report_released_good_faith_and_penalties_recommended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/franchise_review_report_released_good_faith_and_penalties_recommended#comments Franchising Legal judgment & dispute resolution Australia franchise review Fri, 17 May 2013 04:33:26 +0000 simon young 12658 at http://www.bluemaumau.org A Decade of Corruption http://www.bluemaumau.org/decade_corruption <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>The recent review of the performance of 2010 changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct in Australia is proving to be simply another embarrassing episode in what has been an eventful decade of ignorant and corrupt government.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/decade_corruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/decade_corruption#comments Op-Ed Australia corruption craig emerson franchise council of australia graeme samuel Law Reform Relationship Law Tue, 07 May 2013 07:23:13 +0000 Ray Borradale 12629 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Australia Inquires into Regulating Franchising http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_inquires_regulating_franchising <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>This article provides some preliminary assessment of the submissions to the 2013 review of the regulation of the franchising sector in Australia. This review was scheduled after the last series of amendments were made to the Franchising Code of Conduct in 2010. </p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_inquires_regulating_franchising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/australia_inquires_regulating_franchising#comments Legal judgment & dispute resolution ACCC Australia Australia franchise law FCA franchise council of australia Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:37:19 +0000 simon young 12589 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Submissions to Latest Australian Inquiry Now Available http://www.bluemaumau.org/submissions_latest_australian_inquiry_now_available <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>73&nbsp;submissions that have been made to the Wein inquiry&nbsp;from a wide range of&nbsp;the franchise spectrum, including&nbsp;individuals, corporations, lawyers and academics, are now available on-line through the followng link:&nbsp;</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/submissions_latest_australian_inquiry_now_available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/submissions_latest_australian_inquiry_now_available#comments Franchising Legal judgment & dispute resolution ACCC Australia Mon, 15 Apr 2013 06:10:43 +0000 simon young 12567 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Australian Regulator Calls For Financial Penalties http://www.bluemaumau.org/australian_regulator_calls_financial_penalties <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p> With a review of 2010 changes to Australia&rsquo;s Franchising Code of Conduct seemingly forgotten, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is calling for the introduction of financial penalties for rogue franchisors.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/australian_regulator_calls_financial_penalties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/australian_regulator_calls_financial_penalties#comments Legal judgment & dispute resolution Australia Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Bernie Ripoll MP franchising code of conduct Michael Schaper Mon, 08 Oct 2012 05:27:49 +0000 Ray Borradale 11992 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Through the Looking Glass, Australia Retailing http://www.bluemaumau.org/through_looking_glass_australias_retail_scene <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p> In the <a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/observations_australias_retail_scene" target="_blank">first of this two part series</a>, I shared my first-hand experience of Australian retail, having visited the country for the first time. Within that piece, I pondered what Amazon&rsquo;s looming presence will mean for a country has the highest per-capita ownership of smartphones, particularly since only 5% of Australia&rsquo;s retail sales are currently conducted online.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/through_looking_glass_australias_retail_scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/through_looking_glass_australias_retail_scene#comments Retail Australia Australia retailing Sun, 05 Aug 2012 16:41:14 +0000 Nikki Baird 11798 at http://www.bluemaumau.org Observations of Australia's Retail Scene http://www.bluemaumau.org/observations_australias_retail_scene <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p> I had the privilege of spending the last week in Sydney, Australia, attending the Online Retailer conference and expo.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/observations_australias_retail_scene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/observations_australias_retail_scene#comments Retail Australia online retail retailing RSR Research Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:55:37 +0000 Nikki Baird 11784 at http://www.bluemaumau.org NSW Small Business Commissioner; Consultation Paper http://www.bluemaumau.org/nsw_small_business_commissioner_consultation_paper <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p> The New South Wales government has released a Consultation Paper requesting small business community input to best determine the legal framework required to assist the Small Business Commissioner to function effectively.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><p><a href="http://www.bluemaumau.org/nsw_small_business_commissioner_consultation_paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bluemaumau.org/nsw_small_business_commissioner_consultation_paper#comments Legal judgment & dispute resolution Australia Good Faith New South Wales Relationship Law Small Business Commissioner Yasmin King Fri, 15 Jun 2012 20:52:59 +0000 Ray Borradale 11667 at http://www.bluemaumau.org