Franchising

  • Franchising contributes in excess of £17 billion to the UK economy. This is a £2 billion increase from the last statistics in 2015 proving that franchised businesses continue to make...

    Read more
  • This article is part of Ashtons’ series of explainers about the Digital Single Market strategy. Other articles are available about the portability regulations and copyright directive. Under recently enacted legislation,...

    Read more
  • Ashtons Legal are delighted to have contributed to, and been published in, the 2019 edition of Franchise – the 13th edition of expert research and analysis produced by renowned publishers...

    Read more
  • The rise of franchising

    • Posted

    One of the earliest and well known franchise operations derives from the United States and dates back as far as 1886 when a beverage comprising sugar, molasses, spices, and cocaine...

    Read more
  • The advantages of Franchising

    • Posted

    Many of the best-known high street brands in the UK use a franchise model as their means of expansion. In fact most people use the services of a franchise business...

    Read more
  • Thin End of a Wedge

    • Posted

    It has recently been reported in the press that a member of staff of a Domino’s franchisee was seen in Asda buying around 15 bags of potato wedges.The Domino’s worker...

    Read more
  • Going Abroad?

    • Posted

    Given the recent difficulties within our domestic economy, coupled with the emergence of less developed countries as the new economic stars, UK businesses have increasingly been looking overseas as an...

    Read more
  • Driving through resales

    • Posted

    Some franchisees exit because the franchise has not met their expectations, and consequently one of the problems franchisors tend to experience in the event of a resale is that the...

    Read more
  • Terminating Franchise Agreements

    • Posted

    The close relationship between a Franchisor and Franchisee is perhaps unique in the commercial world. As a result, unfortunately it is common for a Franchisor and Franchisee to fall out...

    Read more


    Close

    How can we help you?

    Please fill in the form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible or to speak to one of our experts call
    0330 404 0749





    I accept that my data will be held for the purpose of my enquiry in accordance with Ashtons
    Privacy Policy

    This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google
    Privacy Policy
    and
    Terms of Service
    apply.