This report recommends an overarching franchising framework that is fair for all participants and which recognises that, in franchising (just like banking and financial services), disclosure alone is an insufficient regulatory response to power imbalances and exploitative behaviour by powerful corporations.
This paper aims to identify the issues at stake in rail contract negotiations and to suggest improvements to existing contracts to protect the public interest.
The decision to franchise ferry services on the Sydney Ferries Network is justified, according to this report.
Executive summary Scheduled ferry services on the Sydney Ferries Network are provided under the Ferry System Contract managed by Transport for NSW (TfNSW). Harbour City Ferries...
Designed to help franchisors to understand their rights and responsibilities under the new Franchising Code of Conduct, which commences on 1 January 2015.
Introduction The Franchising Code of Conduct is a mandatory industry code that applies to all of the parties to a...