The new Franchising Code of Conduct has been released and is set to commence on 1 January 2015.
The recent Federal Court case involving ASADA, the Essendon Football Club and James Hird has received saturation coverage by the media. The media coverage has been confusing and often plainly wrong.
Dr Michael Schaper, Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“the ACCC”), addressed the National Franchise Convention Legal Symposium on Sunday 26 October 2014 about the ACCC’s recent franchising activities.
As community awareness of the wide-reaching and damaging effects of domestic violence has grown, so has the number of organisations that provide domestic violence leave entitlements to their employees.