Recent posts by Stephen

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Franchise Marketing Funds

By Stephen on Jun 8, 2022 8:48:23 PM

The Franchising Code of Conduct (the Franchising Code) sets out the obligations (including annual obligations) relating to advertising and marketing funds operated by a franchisor.

Topics: Featured For Franchisors For Franchisees
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Standalone Automotive Sector Franchising Code

By Stephen on Aug 18, 2021 3:43:37 AM

The Federal Government has released a discussion paper seeking stakeholder views to help the Government assess the practical benefits of a standalone automotive franchising code and options for mandatory binding arbitration.

Topics: Franchising
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Trademarking a business name

By Stephen on May 20, 2021 12:13:55 AM

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

Have you protected your brand or business name? 

Registration of a business name, or the purchase of a domain name, does not stop other people from using that name. To protect your business name and any logo or representation that you are using, you need to register a trade mark.

Topics: For Franchisors Branding
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Franchising Key Facts Sheet

By Stephen on Apr 20, 2021 4:13:58 AM

Updated on 23 June 2021

Topics: Franchising For Franchisors
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What is the term of the franchise agreement?

By Stephen on Apr 12, 2021 12:52:33 AM


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

Topics: For Franchisees
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Advantages and disadvantages of  franchising

By Stephen on Feb 23, 2021 8:12:16 PM


There are advantages and disadvantages to franchising your business or buying a franchise. In this article we take a look at the main advantages and disadvantages of both.

Topics: For Franchisors For Franchisees
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