Franchising

Big spike in small business contacts to competition regulator

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched the latest Small Business in Focus Report which outlines its work in the sector.

ACCC Deputy Chair Dr Michael Schaper said that the report highlights the ongoing activities of the ACCC to educate small business of their rights and responsibilities, and to take enforcement action where necessary.

The franchisee manual

This manual is designed to help franchisees and prospective franchisees to understand their rights and responsibilities under the new Franchising Code of Conduct, which commences on 1 January 2015.

Franchisor compliance manual

This manual is designed to help franchisors to understand their rights and responsibilities under the new Franchising Code of Conduct, which commences on 1 January 2015.