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Is your business Franchisable

Franchising is one of the most cost-effective ways to expand a business while still maintaining good returns from it. However, before jumping in, you must take a few factors into consideration before setting up a franchise. In Australia, franchises are regulated by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) under the Code, the Franchising Code of Conduct.


Before franchising, you must consider the advantages of franchising your business and if the business structure is suitable to franchise. Testing out a franchise system with a few initial outlets before you recruit franchisees and conducting a feasibility assessment are …

Annual Disclosure Document Update

As spring is upon us once again, now is the time to review your Disclosure Document as well as your: franchise systems, procedures and documentation.


The following sections of the Disclosure will need your particular attention:

List of current franchisees in clauses 6.1 to 6.3
Numbers of any transfers, terminations, or non-renewals in clause 6.4. Note that you will need to delete the 2015 column and add a 2018 column so that you have FY15, FY16 and FY17 data
Contact details of any franchisees in relation to the above events, in clause 6.5
please review the payments listed in clause 14 …

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