The changes to Australia's Franchising Code of Conduct announced on November 5 by Federal Small Business Minister should send shivers down the spines of some participants in the franchise sector.
The Federal Government is seeking comments in relation to many of the recommendations made by the Senate Inquiry into Australian franchising.
"[Franchising] has a history of performing relatively well compared to the broader small business sector even when economic indicators are pointing down," says FCA executive director Steve Wright.
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