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BOQ wrongfully terminating owner manager franchisees?

960 DAYS AGO | FRIDAY, 6 MARCH 2015 1:36 AM | Bank of Queensland: Jon Sutton | Views(4736)
BOQ wrongfully terminating owner manager franchisees?

BOQ wrongfully terminating owner manager franchisees? Tells media: "Closures due to managers retiring." Bank of Queensland's new CEO Jon Sutton, has just told Liam Walsh from the Courier Mail that Franchisees remain vital and "are centred in their commun...

7-Eleven, Fair Work Ombudsman & Mubin Ul Haider

971 DAYS AGO | MONDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2015 12:59 AM | Underpaid Workers | Views(5924)
7-Eleven franchisee Mubin Ul Haider suspected of wage fraud.

Firstly, if you are wondering who the man is in the featured image, he is not royalty, nor is he famous. The man is Mubin Ul Haider, former owner of multiple 7-Eleven franchises - among other things. The photo was - according to his Facebook page - taken on h...

Tolling Customer Ombudsman could be impossible to call?

973 DAYS AGO | FRIDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2015 5:25 PM | Tolling Ombudsman | Views(4212)

Many say the Tolling Ombudsman in Australia is ineffective and set up by the tolling companies as a ruse. We called to speak to Michael Arnold, the Tolling Customer Ombudsman, so we could ask him some questions, but we ran into a slight problem, it appears to...

Over 12,000 now registered for CBA's OARP

980 DAYS AGO | SATURDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2015 2:27 AM | CBA: OARP Progress | Views(2953)

According to Ian Narev, The Commonwealth Bank's Open Advice Review Program (OARP) now has over 12,000 that have registered for the review. He keeps saying that they have already paid out $50 million, but we are pretty sure that not one dollar has been paid...

Excessive Go Via Toll Fees? Join 'Potential Class Action'

980 DAYS AGO | SATURDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2015 1:22 AM | Qld Toll Fees | Views(11553)

Have you been charged excessive and unnecessary toll fees by Queensland Motorways (Go Via)? If yes, why not join the 'potential class action' and help stick it to them for once. We have already had a huge response since we launched in the last 48 hours, bu...

Qld Motorways (Go Via) - Refuse to breakdown excessive admin fees

980 DAYS AGO | FRIDAY, 13 FEBRUARY 2015 2:22 PM | Toll Fee Breakdown | Views(5961)

Queensland Motorways (Go Via) Send out huge admin fees for unpaid $4 tolls. We asked why so much ($22.74)? They said they have expenses they have to pay to get customer info. We asked for a breakdown of the expenses and they committed to providing a res...

BOQ management brace for The Arbitrator

981 DAYS AGO | THURSDAY, 12 FEBRUARY 2015 7:41 AM | BOQ: Dennis Teale | Views(3429)

It never ceases to amaze me how corporations behave when I approach them about an issue. More than a handful of BOQ owner managers (franchisees, or OMB's) have approached me in the past 6 months alleging that the Bank of Queensland have forced them out of ...

Government review of tolling arrangements in Queensland

982 DAYS AGO | THURSDAY, 12 FEBRUARY 2015 4:32 AM | Government: Review of Tolling | Views(3349)

The Department of Transport and Main Roads have expressed the need for a review of tolling arrangements in Queensland. Here is what they had to say in June 2014. "Due to an increase in tolling-related complaints being received from motorists, in June 20...

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