Like many commercial agreements, franchise agreements have default and termination clauses
Exiting a franchise agreement can be a very difficult, complex and expensive exercise but with the right discussions at the outset all such disputes can be avoided
When you are first thinking about buying a franchise, it can be a daunting process
As with many businesses across franchise businesses which span many sectors from retail to hospitality, care and leisure, AI is being embraced as a way of improving business performance
Fiona Boswell makes a root and branch assessment of the franchise industry, and offers advice to would-be franchisors
Fiona Boswell of Knights PLC explains what franchise owners need to consider when deciding to sell their business
From time to time, despite our best efforts, things do not go to plan. Theo Millward shares some of the painful lessons learned
Most franchisees operate their business from commercial premises. Normally those premises are let to the franchisee by way of a commercial lease
You have found the perfect franchise to start (or expand) your business, you have the security of an established brand and the opportunity to grow it in the way you want, and the price is right. But what about the employees?
Investing in a franchise and becoming a franchisee is a big decision which should not be taken lightly - it is a long term commitment which involves a significant investment of both money and effort.
Some legal advice for franchisors embroiled in a contractual dispute with a member or members of their network.
A time will come for every franchisee to leave the franchise network and there are essentially three main ways that a franchisee can do so