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Standalone Automotive Sector Franchising Code

The Federal Government has released a discussion paper seeking stakeholder views to help the Government assess the...

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Franchising Code Amendments - Information Statement

The Federal Government has substantially changed the Information Statement to be provided to prospective franchisees as...

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Franchising Code Amendments - termination

The Franchising Code of Conduct (the Franchising Code) was amended on 1 June 2021, with most amendments applying from 1...

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Franchising code amendments - dispute resolution

The long awaited dispute resolution provisions under the Franchising Code of Conduct (the Franchising Code) came into...

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Trademarking a business name

So you've started your business, registered a business name and secured your website domain.

Have you protected your ...

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Not Renewing a Franchise Agreement

A right of renewal in a franchise agreement is a right which gives you the option to "renew" the franchise agreement at...

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What is a restraint of trade clause?

A restraint of trade clause is a clause which is included in an agreement typically to stop someone from competing or...

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Can I franchise my business - part 3

In Part 1, we looked at branding and business systems. In Part 2, we focused on the market for your product or service,...

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Can I franchise my business? - Part 2

Franchising enables you to grow your business and build your brand.

In Part 1 we looked at branding and business...

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Can You Terminate Your Franchise Agreement?

The rights to end the franchise relationship, to sell your franchised business, or to pass your franchised business on...

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Can I franchise my business? - Part 1

Franchising enables you to grow your business and build your brand.

With franchising you typically copy your business...

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Unfair Contract terms in Franchising

A recent court enforceable undertaking given to the ACCC by Back in Motion Physiotherapy Pty Ltd (Back in Motion) has...

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Franchising Key Facts Sheet

Updated on 23 June 2021

The Federal Government has released the Key Facts Sheet which from 1 July 2021 must be provided...

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Response to the fairness in franchising report

The Federal Government released its response to the Fairness in Franchising Report on 20 August 2020.

In its response,...

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What is the term of the franchise agreement?

 

It is important to consider the term of the franchise agreement when buying a franchise or signing a franchise...

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Building a Successful Franchise Business

If you are considering franchising your business or you are already a franchisor, we have set out some important...

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Advantages and disadvantages of  franchising

 

There are advantages and disadvantages to franchising your business or buying a franchise. In this article we take a...

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Dispute Resolution in Franchising

Dispute resolution (also known as alternative dispute resolution or ADR) refers to a number of processes that can be...

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Brand Consistency in Franchising

A brand is not just your name and your logo, it is reflected in everything your business does, from marketing to menus...