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What does the first strike by McDonalds UK workers mean for UK franchising?
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2017

Workers in McDonalds in Cambridge and Crayford are making headlines today by staging the first ever strike by McDonald’s workers on UK soil. The


Franchise & Distribution Networks Newsletter n12 - 3rd Quarter 2017
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • July 27 2017

In this case, a franchisor had entered into a development agreement (referred to as Memorandum of Understanding) with its franchisee, rendering it


New payment practices regulations and the implications for franchise businesses
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

The Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017 require, as of financial years beginning on or after April 6 2017, large UK businesses to


Property Options - The Typical Choices
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

How business property is held in franchise relationships varies. Here property expert, Andrew Worley examines the advantages and disadvantages to a


Are Post-Termination Restrictions in Franchise Agreements Enforceable?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

The general answer is 'yes'; whilst the Courts are generally reluctant to enforce any provision that affects an individual's ability to earn a living


Branding - Proceed with caution
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

Trademarks and other intellectual property rights are a key part of franchising. For the franchisor with an established brand, franchising can help


Avoiding Disputes With Franchisees
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2017

Any long term commercial relationship has the potential for friction, but the more complicated nature of franchise relationships make them


The Impact of Brexit on Franchising And How to Manage The Transition Successfully
  • Slater & Gordon
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 9 2017

The Brexit vote, and subsequent triggering of Article 50 back in March 2017, has caused significant uncertainty for franchisors and franchisees


Franchise & Distribution Networks Newsletter n11 - 2nd Quarter 2017
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2017

The franchisor's know-how, key and substantial element of the franchise relationship is defined by Article 1. g) of EU Regulation No 3302010 relating


Court of Appeal Frustrates Party’s Attempt To Escape From Contract
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 28 2017

The UK Court of Appeal was recently asked to consider the vexed question of exactly when a commercial agreement will be frustrated. A contract will