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Setting off a chain reaction

The Franchise Council of Australia’s (FCA) appointment of former small business minister, Bruce Billson, as executive chairman was a clever move, but is unlikely to sway the Federal Government on its proposed new law to protect vulnerable workers. Billson was outstanding as the small business minister, highly regarded by his colleagues and will provide sound leadership and positive representation for the FCA. However, he is facing an uphill battle to persuade the Federal Government or any of t