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July 23, 2019
The operator of six day spa centres in Sydney has back-paid more than $65,000 to 13 employees and admits he made unlawful deductions from their salary and underpaid penalty rates and annual leave entitlements. Endota...
July 23, 2019
Soul Origin continues to celebrate excellence announcing the network’s regional barista and latte art champions for 2019. A commitment to quality and excellence is setting the franchise network apart from other...
July 18, 2019
  Australia's leading franchise tax services company, H&R Block announced they will go paper-light by reducing their paper consumption and usage by 90 per cent across all offices nationwide. As part of the digital...
July 18, 2019
Macca’s is warming up winter with the launch of the Quarter Pounder Chilli, available exclusively via Uber Eats. Made with 100% Aussie beef on a toasted sesame seed bun, and complete with cheese, pickles, onions and now...
July 17, 2019
Uber Eats has committed to changing its contracts with restaurants following an investigation by the ACCC. From at least 2016, Uber Eats’ contract terms made restaurants responsible for the delivery of meal orders, in...
July 17, 2019
Retail Food Group (RFG) is proud to announce several finalists in the National Retail Awards. Lara and Scott Russell (Brumby’s Bulimba), Michelle Rechichi (Crust Mt Lawley) and Greg Stevens (Michel’s Toronto), are all...
July 17, 2019
Hotelier David Mansfield has been appointed Chief Operations Officer at Quest Apartment Hotels. David Mansfield will work closely with Quest General Manager – Franchise Operations, David Ridgeway to manage critical...
July 16, 2019
Mad Mex, Australia’s popular Mexican restaurant chain, has launched its special-edition, Poco Diablo (Little Devil) “a little bit spicy” winter fillings with a chicken option for carnivores and a new vegan option that...
July 16, 2019
Fastway Couriers is rebranding to Aramex across Australia and New Zealand.   Aramex purchased Fastway Couriers in Australia and New Zealand in January 2016 for $117 million. Aramex has a presence in 72 countries...
July 16, 2019
Domino’s latest product quality innovation, DOM Pizza Checker, has now used artificial intelligence and machine learning to successfully scan more than 13 million pizzas; boosting product quality scores by more than 15...
July 16, 2019
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has confirmed it is looking into whether the franchisor Retail Food Group (RFG) has failed to be transparent with investors. The publicly-traded company has...
July 16, 2019
The Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat franchises have been bought by Asian private equity group PAG Asia Capital. PAG Asia Capital is reported to have paid up to $500 million for chicken franchisor Craveable Brands...

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