The franchise sector’s blurred vision on mediation

Franchising mediation is a complicated subject. If the franchise system is ethical, mediation can be effective in dispute resolution and can help provide a safe and secure method for both parties to compromise to reach a solution. Mediation, like other tools (audits, training, etc), is important when used appropriately. However, in our experience researching franchise […]

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Franchise Redress: Making a Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry

 A new Inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct has now been announced. The Inquiry comes after large franchise brands were exposed for misconduct such as poor treatment of their franchisees, systemic underpayment, and visa fraud. Current and former franchisees have a unique opportunity to help create real change […]

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