Last month the government quintupled court fees and it is those least able to pay that will be hit hardest
In light of the recent ruling in the US that McDonald’s is to be held jointly liable for the labour practices of its franchisees, how safe are UK franchises from similar reprisals?
Whether it’s the decision of the franchisor or franchisee, a franchise resale is a common occurrence in the world of franchising. Kate Legg, associate at Higgs & Sons, talks us through the ins and outs
Including inaccurate or intentionally misleading details in a franchise agreement can prove to be a costly mistake indeed
Protecting IP might not be a franchise’s first concern but, taking into account how much of its value is locked up in these assets, it’s something it cannot afford to ignore
Franchising in the UK may not be governed by law but following the bfa Code of Ethics is the least that should be expected of a franchisor, says Ed Savory, partner at Leathes Prior
Laying down a few ground rules can go a long way to protecting a franchisor’s brand, says Nicola Broadhurst of Stevens & Bolton
Striking a franchise deal is always an exciting prospect but it pays to keep your head. Knowing the ins-and-outs of the franchise agreement will ensure you have a happy partnership for years to come