All Articles by Brigid Nelmes
How do I set up an incorporated association?
Are you thinking of incorporating a not-for-profit association? Whether you’re thinking of starting a sporting or music group, an arts centre, environment organisation or you already run an unincorporated association,Read More
An introduction to construction law issues
Building projects in Australia are highly regulated by a number of common law and statutory obligations. Understanding your legal concerns in the construction industry can be quite daunting, here isRead More
What are enterprise agreements and how do they work?
An enterprise agreement sets out the minimum terms and conditions of employment between one or more employers and two or more employees. An enterprise agreement provides an alternative to theRead More
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