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Tips for franchisors responding to a Section 51ADD Investigation Notice

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has powers to conduct audits to monitor compliance with industry codes of conduct…

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Modern slavery in the world of franchising

In recent years, we have seen the emergence of the concept of “modern slavery”. However two recent legal developments mean…

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Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 introduced into Parliament

The Minister for Employment, Senator Michaelia Cash, introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 (Amendment Bill) on…

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Ban on Excessive Card Surcharges

On 25 February 2016, the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Payment Surcharges) Act 2016 (Act) commenced. The Act inserts a new…

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Labelling rules and kilojoules

The Victorian Government has announced plans to introduce a mandatory kilojoule labelling scheme, with new laws requiring fast food outlets…

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