How should a franchisee approach the difficult and often thorny issue of ‘ordering’ employees back to work? Andrew Reid of law firm Stevens-Bolton explains the nuts and bolts.
Fiona Boswell, a partner with law firm Knights PLC, examines a recent High Court judgement after a business agreement between franchisor and franchisee didn’t exactly go to plan.
‘Make certain your business is ready to trade securely and legally when lockdown is lifted.’ This is the message from franchising expert Fiona Boswell, a partner with law firm Knights PLC.
Franchising expert Fiona Boswell, a partner with law firm Knights PLC, discusses the implications of the ruling which stipulates that Uber drivers must be classified as 'workers' and therefore entitled to statutory employment rights.
Solicitors Julie Howard and Nicola Broadhurst join forces to explain how franchisees can protect their businesses in the event of death or incapacity.
With the UK Government extending the moratorium on commercial leases until March of next year, property lawyer Fiona Boswell investigates the impact it will have on landlords.
Business guru Nigel Toplis outlines his four-point plan for anyone thinking about becoming a franchisee.
Amidst the news about the Budget and the excitement over the easing of lockdowns, it’s easy to forget that we’ve been in legislative limbo for the past 12 months.
The FCA’s recent victory at the Supreme Court was a red letter day for many SMEs, but who are the beneficiaries? Legal experts Knights PLC attempt to unravel the small print and explain what it all means.
Many franchisees (and franchisors) set up their franchise business trading through a limited liability company or occasionally a limited liability partnership, rather than as a sole trader.