Franchise Council of Australia
3:44PM | Tuesday, 5 March 2013 | Afterhours childcare franchise Sherpa Kids plans to recruit 100 Australian franchisees in five years and expand into as many as eight countries, after launching in the United Kingdom.
2:36PM | Monday, 11 February 2013 | Mark Brennan recently began his new role as the federal small business commissioner. Here are the key issues industry groups want Brennan to address, along with Brannan’s views on the key issues facing business. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
2:00AM | Monday, 11 February 2013 | The National Franchisee Coalition has outlined its wish list for the federal government’s review of the Franchising Code of Conduct, including a specific definition of good faith and measures to combat the issue of “churning”.
1:19PM | Thursday, 31 January 2013 | Retail Food Group says it received more than double the number of enquiries this January compared to January 2012, as enquiries throughout franchising experience an upward trend.
1:10PM | Thursday, 17 January 2013 | The Franchise Council of Australia has flagged a shift in focus following the resignation of executive director Steve Wright.
10:29PM | Monday, 29 October 2012 | Almost 70% of prospective franchisees rely on external finance, according to a new report, which shows franchisees continue to gravitate towards stable sectors such as food and beverage.
2:25PM | Tuesday, 28 February 2012 | The Franchise Council of Australia will tomorrow discuss a voluntary code of conduct for retail landlords and tenants, but the Shopping Centre Council is strongly opposed to the idea.
2:10PM | Thursday, 23 February 2012 | Shell Australia invited the Franchise Council of Australia to attend a jobs expo for its retrenched workers last week, highlighting the shift to franchising amid mounting job losses.
2:32PM | Monday, 13 February 2012 | The problem franchisors face in recruiting quality franchisees isn’t a new one, but only recently have industry players begun to offer bold incentives. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
2:32PM | Wednesday, 1 February 2012 | University of NSW associate professor Frank Zumbo has been appointed South Australia’s deputy small business commissioner, tasked with resolving issues in the franchising and farming sectors.