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Do Franchisee Business Coaches Need Grey Hair?

Standards AustraliaStandards Australia is looking for contributions from industry and corporate stakeholders on a proposed set of guidelines for professional coaching. At least one franchising observer has suggested that franchised business coaches might be better positioned to gain any forthcoming stamp of approval.

Changes to the Franchising Code Overview

To date the Small Business Minister of Australia has not unveiled or given an indication of when changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct will be released or implemented.

Franchising Code Changes Finalised

MP Craig EmersonCANBERRA: The Minister for Small Business in Australia has released an outline of changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct.  Franchisees will be denied reviewing the detailed amendments until they are published by the ACCC. 

Franchise Bill Offers No Appeal Process

Franchising lawyer and BMM contributor Simon Young offers food for thought with concerns regarding the South Australian Franchising Bill.

Brad Sugars Come On Down

Perhaps Brad Sugars initials are simply a coincidence or possibly it was always a warning but you have to give credit to any 22 year old boy from Brisbane, Australia who can convince simple business folk that he has something to offer and something worth many millions in investments.

Brad Sugars Come On Down

Perhaps Brad Sugars initials are simply a coincidence or possibly it was always a warning but you have to give credit to any 22 year old boy from Brisbane Australia who can convince simple business folk that he has something to offer and something worth many millions in investments.

Morphing from Good to Elite Franchise Brand

There are many potentially good franchise models in the market that require basic fine tuning to reach their optimum performance. 

The Emerson Franchise Panel

The Australian Minister for Small Business has announced the makeup of the expert panel to review selective ‘outstanding issues’ tabled in recent parliamentary Inquiries into franchising.

There Is No Comeback

In this article on franchise legislation  from Fairfax media, Chalpat Sonti suggests it is ironic that a joint parliamentary committee's report into rectifying flaws in the Australian franchising code of conduct is being ignored.   

Unfair Contract Terms Plain Nasty

Associate Professor Frank Zumbo calls on the critics of the inclusion of franchising in new Australian legislation dealing with unfair contract terms to recognise that there would be no compromise of the legitimate protection of any party.