'Simply not fair' - Franchise sector renews calls for action on rents

posted on 21st July 2020

The Franchise Association has renewed calls for action to force landlords to negotiate on rents, saying that some very successful long-term businesses are facing bankruptcy owing to the actions of a few landlords who are not prepared to make allowances for cashflow damage caused by lockdown.  If well-supported franchisees are having such issues, how much harder must it be for independent business owners? Listen to this morning's RNZ interview with Kathryn Ryan of Nine to Noon featuring Robyn Pickerill of FANZ, Brad Jacobs of The Coffee Club and Bird on a Wire, and Stephen Mansfield of Quest Apartments.

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