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Ultra Tune to fight $2.6M fine for misleading franchisee, fabricating evidence
Competition & Consumer Protection March 27, 2019 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ultra Tune is challenging a court ruling that socked it with a $2.6 million penalty in a case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer […]

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Swim company Jump! defeats franchisee’s case over schools that were never built
Franchise May 13, 2019 2:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney franchisee who claimed he sunk more than $160,000 into two swim schools that were never built has lost his case for damages against […]

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Ultra Tune’s excuse for missing appeal deadline doesn’t wash, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 7, 2019 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The consumer regulator wants a court to throw out Ultra Tune’s appeal of a $2.6 million penalty, after the national car repair franchise filed its […]

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ANZ settles class actions by 7-Eleven franchisees
Class Actions April 15, 2019 10:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ANZ has reached an in-principle settlement in two class actions alleging it breached its responsible lending obligations by providing loans to purchasers of 7-Eleven franchises […]

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PappaRich franchise operator accused of underpaying workers $74,000
Employment March 22, 2019 11:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A PappaRich franchise operator is facing legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly underpaying 154 workers at three of the Malaysian food chain’s […]

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Westpac unit RAMS breached franchise agreement, court finds
Franchise February 27, 2019 6:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac-owned mortgage lender RAMS Financial Services breached a franchise agreement by failing to supply a Brisbane-based franchisee with information about nearby broker-originated customers, a judge […]

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Retail Food Group misled couple who lost $142K in Michel’s Patisserie franchisee, court finds
Franchise February 18, 2019 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found franchisor Retail Food Group made false and misleading statements to a couple whose Michel’s Patisserie franchise ultimately lost over $142,000 due […]

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Geowash misled franchisees about car wash costs, court finds
Franchise February 11, 2019 4:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Car wash franchisor Geowash misled franchisees about how much revenue they could expect to earn per month and acted unconscionably in its charging practices, the […]

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Domino’s franchisee settles $6.1M case alleging false promises about pizza sales
Franchise January 24, 2019 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A franchisee’s $6.1 million case against Domino’s Pizza accusing the fast food chain of misleading him about the sales he could expect from his two […]

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Ultra Tune slapped with $2.6M fine for misleading franchisees, deceiving court
Competition & Consumer Protection January 18, 2019 4:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

National car repair franchise Ultra Tune has been ordered to pay a $2.6 million penalty, with a judge finding the firm had not only breached […]

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