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In media release of 7 February 2019, the ACCC announced that café, restaurant and take away food services industries will be the target of the ACCC’s next round of Franchising Code compliance checks.
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry – Observations by an Employment Lawyer
The recently announced Banking Royal Commission recommendations are expected to send seismic waves throughout the banking, finance, insurance and superannuation industries.
If you suspect that your business will likely be affected by any of the recommendations, it’s possibly time to start thinking about potential workplace changes and employment law issues.
The life-threatening Spencer Street Tower blaze serves as a reminder of the recent reforms introduced to reduce the cost of removing dangerous combustible cladding from properties with changes to the Local Government Act 1989 (Vic) that will create Cladding Rectification Agreements (CRA). CRAs will enable owners to rectify the cladding on their property and pay it off via their council rates.
Ultra Tune’s “stubborn”, “cavalier”, and “serious” breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct (Franchising Code) and Australian Consumer Law (ACL) have resulted in a total fine of $2.604 million.
“Skimping” on the level of detail in marketing fund or cooperative statements provided to franchisees will not be tolerated.
This article reviews this aspect of the decision handed down by Justice Bromwich.