Franchisee

  • 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...

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  • The rise of franchising

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    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...

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  • Ashtons’ Partner Damian Humphrey was recently involved in the judging process at the esteemed British Franchise Association’s Franchise Awards 2017. A total of 12 franchisors and franchisees were crowned as winners...

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  • Ashtons at BFA Conference

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    Damian Humphrey, who heads up Ashton Legal’s nationally recognised franchising team, will be taking part in the expert legal panel at the British Franchise Associations conference in Birmingham this week....

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  • The advantages of Franchising

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    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...

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  • Thin End of a Wedge

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    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...

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  • Going Abroad?

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    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...

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  • Terminating Franchise Agreements

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    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...

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