Small business

Small business in focus - 1 July 2014 to 31 December 2014

This twice-yearly report provides a summary of ACCC activities in the small business and franchising sectors and updates on industry codes.

Key terms

Associate (of a franchisor)—a person:

(a) who:

(i) is a partner, director or related body corporate of the franchisor, or a director of a related body corporate or

(ii) for a franchisor that is a proprietary company—directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, at least 15 per cent of the issued voting shares in the franchisor and