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Election Heats Up For Small Business

As Australia’s election looms the Federal Opposition leader has promised small business changes denied by the Rudd/Gillard government.

You Signed What?

From time to time’ franchisees, and even normal folk, put their signatures to contracts that in hindsight were obviously intended to separate them and their money and deliver simmering leverage as a ‘don’t argue’ surprise.

Aus KFC Records and CCTV Purged?

A Sydney KFC outlet has apparently purged records denying a plaintiff the opportunity to verify culpability in a case of salmonella poisoning and an 11 year old girl.

Australian Dead Rat Bounce

CANBERRA: The Australian MP who released the Rudd Government's draft national ‘unfair contract' terms provision for public comment has been elevated to Cabinet prior to the introduction of the controversial new legislation.

Australian Franchisors Prefer Unfair Contract Laws

"Franchisors need to be flexible. You often need to change the business system, so you will have provisions in the contract that say ‘we need to change this system as often as we need to.' You need that to protect the flexibility of the system."