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New & updated ACCC resources & videos for prospective franchisees
3 weeks ago

New & updated ACCC resources & videos for prospective franchisees

Last week, the ACCC released its new and updated franchising resources and videos, which provide guidance and useful information to prospective franchisees. These resources have been translated into Chinese Traditional, …
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Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws
1 month ago

Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws

By  •  Advocacy

Collective bargaining is a mechanism that allows competing businesses (typically small businesses) to band together to improve their commercial leverage in negotiating business agreements with their suppliers and/or customers.

Such …
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ACCC drives a bargain for small business
1 month ago

ACCC drives a bargain for small business

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has flagged enabling small businesses to more easily collectively negotiate with suppliers and processors.

Small businesses wanting to jointly buy electricity, or groups of …
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Lower petrol prices in March quarter but trending upwards
1 month ago

Lower petrol prices in March quarter but trending upwards

Average petrol prices in the five largest cities, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, were at their lowest levels in more than two years during the March quarter but prices …
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Coles Express a driving force behind petrol price shock
2 months ago

Coles Express a driving force behind petrol price shock

Petrol prices have spiked in capital cities, with unleaded prices soaring as high as 167.9 cents in Brisbane.

Meanwhile, prices in Adelaide hit 165 cents this week, in Melbourne the …
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ACT government rules out fuel price monitoring
3 months ago

ACT government rules out fuel price monitoring

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has ruled out his government implementing a public fuel price monitoring scheme or 24-hour lock-in prices in the ACT.

In a letter to a Legislative Assembly …
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ACCC reviews Viva’s grip on fuel as expansion continues
3 months ago

ACCC reviews Viva’s grip on fuel as expansion continues

The competition watchdog has launched a probe into Viva Energy’s move to extend its reach into regional fuel wholesaling, querying whether its $42 million buyout of Liberty Oil could push …
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Coles fuel discount undertaking varied
3 months ago

Coles fuel discount undertaking varied

The ACCC has accepted a variation to an undertaking provided by Coles in 2013 relating to its shopper docket fuel discount offers.The variation to the undertaking will allow Coles to …
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‘Human error’: 7-Eleven, Caltex singled out by ACCC over axing of tampon tax
4 months ago

‘Human error’: 7-Eleven, Caltex singled out by ACCC over axing of tampon tax

Convenience retailers 7-Eleven and Caltex took weeks to fully reduce prices on menstrual products after they were exempted from GST at the start of 2019 and did so only after …
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Competition in Australia petrol station market
4 months ago

Competition in Australia petrol station market

According to ACCC, supermarket-based petrol station chain lose market share while retail wholesaler and independent petrol station earn market share.

According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), supermarket-based …
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