What is the Franchising Code of Conduct?
The Franchising Code regulates the relationship between and conduct of franchisors and franchisees. It is a mandatory industry code across Australia which has been in operation since 1 October 1998.Read More
What responsibilities does a franchisor have?
Franchising your business is an exciting step to take, however, it comes with added responsibility. It is important to consider these obligations before entering into a Franchise Agreement so thatRead More
How do you sell a franchise?
Your ability to sell/transfer the franchise and the procedures which must be followed are detailed in the Franchise Agreement and the Franchising Code. Following the requirements in these documents willRead More
Franchise Agreements and Licence Agreements
Are you looking to grow your business? Franchising and licensing are both methods of expansion. Sometimes, the lines between the two seem blurred but whether you enter into a franchiseRead More
How do I terminate a franchise agreement?
Whether or not you can terminate a franchise agreement depends on its terms. The Franchising Code itself does not provide a right to terminate a franchise agreement. However, it doesRead More
How do I make a redundancy?
Usually, redundancy occurs when an employee’s job is no longer required or your company becomes insolvent or bankrupt. Redundancy can occur when the business introduces new technology and a humanRead More
How to avoid a constructive dismissal claim
What is a constructive dismissal? In simple terms, a constructive dismissal is a forced resignation. This dismissal typically arises because of an employer’s actions in the workplace, leaving the employeeRead More
What is a Delaware Corporation?
Essentially, the term “Delaware corporations” (also known as Delaware LLCs, Incs & S Corps) are companies that are legally registered in the American state of Delaware. Despite being one ofRead More
How Can I Protect My Company’s Confidential Information?
All businesses have information they would prefer not to be in the hands of competitors, ex-employees, or the public domain. Confidential information can include (among other things) proprietary information, detailedRead More