Shareholders’ agreements and why they matter

Shareholders’ agreements and why they matter

Roz Goldstein
Feb 15 '24
Franchise lawyer Roz Goldstein explains why a ‘Shareholders’ Agreement’ is vital when launching a business with co-investors.
Six of the best from 2023

Six of the best from 2023

Fiona Boswell
Dec 29 '23
Franchise specialist Fiona Boswell selects half-a-dozen legal moments that shaped franchising during the past 12 months.
Franchising in 2024, a legal horizon scan

Franchising in 2024, a legal horizon scan

James Corlett
Dec 12 '23
As 2023 draws to a close, the rapid pace of change continues across business and the UK in general.
For when it’s not alright on the night

For when it’s not alright on the night

Theo Millward
Nov 8 '23
From time to time, despite our best efforts, things do not go to plan. Theo Millward shares some of the painful lessons learned
Franchise dispute resolution

Franchise dispute resolution

Alistair Gregory
Nov 2 '23
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
Buying a franchise? Make time for the scary part – Money and legals!

Buying a franchise? Make time for the scary part – Money and legals!

Cathryn Hayes
Sep 12 '23
When you are first thinking about buying a franchise, it can be a daunting process
Sale of a franchise: What happens to the employees?

Sale of a franchise: What happens to the employees?

Lucy Flynn
Sep 11 '23
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?
What opportunities does AI present to the franchising sector?

What opportunities does AI present to the franchising sector?

Fiona Boswell
Sep 1 '23
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
Why should you get legal advice on a franchise agreement before signing on a dotted line?

Why should you get legal advice on a franchise agreement before signing on a dotted line?

Sponsored Article
Aug 25 '23
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.
How to resolve franchise disputes

How to resolve franchise disputes

Nicola Broadhurst
Jun 6 '23
Some legal advice for franchisors embroiled in a contractual dispute with a member or members of their network.
Preparing to sell your business?

Preparing to sell your business?

Fiona Boswell
Mar 20 '23
Fiona Boswell of Knights PLC explains what franchise owners need to consider when deciding to sell their business
Managing franchise resales: Why the Franchisor should be involved!

Managing franchise resales: Why the Franchisor should be involved!

Natalia Shvarts
Mar 6 '23
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