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
What is franchising?
Franchising is where a business runs under the same name, brand and operation of another business. It is one way that a business can increase its market share. Common examplesRead More
What is in a “Franchise Agreement”?
A franchise agreement is a contract between a franchisor and a franchisee. It formalises and details the terms of the legal relationship between the parties. Key elements of a franchiseRead More
5 things that can make a franchise fail
Understanding why others failed is often crucial to your own success. Although opening a franchise is often seen as a more safe and reliable route to success than opening yourRead More