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September 4, 2019
Digitalisation and new technologies are transforming the nature of work. More than ever, employees are demanding more flexibility, collaborative working environments and digital workspaces. Traditionally, flexible...
September 3, 2019
The FCA membership and events team have recently been putting a huge effort into shaping this year’s National Franchise Convention, which is taking place on the Gold Coast from 20-22 October. Evolving in a new landscape...
September 3, 2019
Subway, Australia’s largest quick-service restaurant brand, has launched a nationwide-first grab ‘n’ go menu at one of its busiest retail locations, at the University of Queensland.   The new offer, to be trialled for...
September 3, 2019
It’s that time of year when many franchisors are reviewing and updating their disclosure document as required by the Franchising Code. To assist franchisors with understanding the types of information that should be...
August 29, 2019
As our society continues to ask for a better work-life balance, professions with odd and long hours become increasingly harder to recruit. Across Australia, we’ve seen a decrease in the number of chefs in training, and...
August 29, 2019
The Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo over the weekend drew throngs of business-ready visitors to the Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, with queues out the door on both Saturday and Sunday.   “We...
August 28, 2019
Are credit cards and online stores a bad financial pairing? New research seems to indicate just that, with a significant proportion of Aussie credit cardholders admitting they are accumulating more debt when shopping...
August 27, 2019
The Australian Government Franchising Taskforce has published its Issues Paper and invites you to have your say on changes that might be made in the franchising sector. The Issues Paper seeks specific responses to 23...
August 27, 2019
On Thursday evening, 15 August the Queensland Cricketers Club hosted the 2019 Queensland and Northern Territory, Franchise Council Australia Excellence in Franchising Awards. It was an evening full of excitement,...
August 22, 2019
Wellington Airport is now home to Ben & Jerry’s most innovative store yet. In a world-first, the colourful new Ben & Jerry’s airport scoop shop boasts the least packaging out of their 577 global stores. The...
August 22, 2019
Anytime Fitness is proud to announce the results of the gym chain’s third annual fundraiser for suicide prevention awareness. The 2019 Tread As One event, held over 24 hours from May 30th to June 1st, saw over 250...
August 21, 2019
Following Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) proceedings, the Federal Court has ordered CLA Trading Pty Ltd (trading as Europcar) to pay $350,000 in penalties for breaching the ban on excessive credit...

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