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Retail Food Group (RFG) Managing Director Andre Nell (right) and Chairman Colin Archer. The company has been the focus of the latest investigation into franchise problems. Dan Peled/AAP

What is going rotten in the franchise businesses plagued by scandals

There are some hallmark problems within franchising in Australia and internationally and not all are within the franchisor's or franchisees' control to fix.
Proposed reforms to franchise rules are meant to make life easier for franchisees, but the changes are a missed opportunity. AAP/John Donegan

New franchising law no code for fairness

The government is moving to introduce a new Franchising Code of Conduct as part of wide ranging reforms to how franchising arrangements are regulated, claiming it will be fairer for small operators and…

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