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NSW Employers no longer able to Discriminate Against Pregnant Job Seekers
March 8, 2018
NSW Parliament has repealed a law that allowed employers to fire or refuse to hire women who knew they were pregnant when applying for a job today. The reform brings New South Wales in line with other states and...
Franchising Expo Highlights All the Benefits of Being Your Own Boss
March 8, 2018
Franchising Expo highlights all the benefits of being your own boss With high profile franchisors being in the news for all the wrong reasons, it’s easy to forget that franchising is a diverse industry comprising...
DC Strategy launches mega partnership with US brands
March 7, 2018
America is the home of innovative, successful and thriving business expansion stories and our appetite for international brand arrivals continues to grow in Australia. With modern day technology and online exposure,...
Red Rooster Joins Forces with Uber Eats Following Successful Trial
March 5, 2018
Roast Chicken Champions Red Rooster and online food delivery giants Uber Eats have joined forces following an impressive and successful trial in a select number of Red Rooster restaurants. Last year saw Uber Eats trial...
March 5, 2018
Australia’s experts in laser and skin rejuvenation, Australian Skin Clinics, has recently completed extensive research into customer attitudes on skin care and the beauty industry, finding consumers feel they are...
Muffin Break Franchise Celebrates Coffee Award Win
February 27, 2018
Australian stalwart ​Muffin Break​​ has taken out the Roy Morgan ​2017 Coffee Shop of the Year award. ​It’s the second year running for the brand - a rare double whammy in the industry! This prestigious annual award...
February 27, 2018
Crust Gourmet Pizza Sales & Performance Manager, Sally Illingworth, is so passionate about pizza she drove 300 kilometres on Saturday to deliver three pizzas to her family’s hometown, Bencubbin, a remote farming...
Red Rooster Franchise New Ebikes
February 27, 2018
Red Rooster are adding to their fleet of delivery vehicles with the introduction of three hundred EBikes to restaurants all over Australia in 2018. Red Rooster  are not only the roast chicken champions of Australia but...
Taco Bill Franchise Celebrates Selling 50 Million Tacos by Giving Them Away Free!
February 27, 2018
Taco Bill is the oldest family of Mexican restaurants in Australia. ‘Taco Bill’ Chilcote moved to Australia from the border of Mexico and California with just a corn grinder and a tortilla machine and he opened the...
Mayor of the City of Stirling, Mark Irwin joins AFL legend Matt Priddis to officially open Quest Innaloo
February 23, 2018
Last night, Mayor of the City of Stirling Mark Irwin and former AFL West Coast Eagles player and Brownlow Medallist Matt Priddis, joined Quest Apartment Hotels CEO Zed Sanjana, to officially open Quest Innaloo, at 1...
7-Eleven’s Transformation Bolstered with Appointment of New Non-executive Director
February 23, 2018
7-Eleven is delighted to announced the appointment of Marina Go to the 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd Board. “Ms Go’s extensive experience across digital and traditional media, retail and franchising, compliance and governance...
Quest Toowoomba Officially Reopens its Doors
February 23, 2018
On February 19, Quest Apartment Hotels reopened its doors in Toowoomba, following nine months of restoration work. The hotel was damaged by fire on June 13 last year, after a blaze broke out at an adjacent property. To...

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