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Franchise inquiries highlight necessary changes

As more tales of woe emerge in the ongoing banking and franchising inquiries, fundamental problems in retail franchising still need to be addressed. The Federal Government was dragged kicking and screaming into a Banking Royal Commission and the Senate Inquiry into the operation of the Franchising Code of Conduct. The government did not want to destabilise the economy in an investigation of banking practices and was not enthusiastic at revisiting the franchising sector after amending the code of