Come and see us at the 2019 British & International Franchise Exhibition

The British & International Franchise Exhibition is nearly here!  It is a key event for anyone with an interest in franchising.  In partnership with the British Franchise Association, (bfa) the exhibition takes place on Friday 1st February and Saturday 2nd February at Olympia in London. With around 80 bfa affiliated exhibitors, more than 60 presentations and […]

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Goldstein Legal’s Ten Top Tips for Buying a Franchise

It’s the beginning of a new year. Could this be the time to act on those resolutions and embark on a new business venture?  Buying a franchise business may well be the answer.  It is an exhilarating and often, profitable experience.  Yet as with any business venture, it is not without risk. That is why […]

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Is a Shareholders’ Agreement really necessary?

It’s the beginning of a new year; you and your business partner(s) share the same vision for an exciting new adventure.  You trust and know each other well, at least you think you do.  Is it really worthwhile spending time and money on putting a shareholders’ agreement in place when you’re not even legally obliged […]

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#merrychristmasjumpers

Season’s Greetings from us all at Goldstein Legal!

During the festive period, Goldstein Legal will be closed from 12 noon on Friday, 22nd December and will reopen at 10 am on Wednesday, 27th December. We will close for the New Year’s break at 5 pm on Friday, 29th December and re-open at 9 am on Tuesday, 2nd January 2018. If you need urgent assistance when the office is closed, please contact us at info@goldsteinlegal.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as […]

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Data Breach, GDPR

Reporting a data breach under the new EU GDPR

The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018. In this article, we clarify exactly what the new regulations mean for UK businesses and what happens if there’s a GDPR data breach. As you may know, the new EU GDPR has been designed to strengthen online privacy rights and will […]

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#franchising, #USA, #franchise, #franchisee

How to Franchise Your Brand in the U.S.

It is broadly agreed that the USA is the first home of business-format franchising. Most world-renowned franchise brands originated there and franchising accounts for over US$890 billion in direct economic output (2015/2016). There are approximately 780,000 franchise businesses in the USA, which employ 8.8 million people. US franchising also often outperforms the economy in terms […]

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GDPR Myth Buster

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) dispels GDPR Myths

As you’ll have heard by now, as from May 25 2018 the new EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force.  The new EU GDPR has been designed to strengthen online privacy rights and covers everything from data sharing to consent for data collection and will impact any business large or small that […]

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Windsor Racecourse hotel

Green light for new hotel at Windsor Racecourse

A plan to build a new 150-bed hotel on a Green Belt site at Windsor Racecourse was given the go-head at the Royal Borough’s Urban Development Management meeting last week. The scheme, which has so far been approved on the grounds that it will bring economic benefits and new jobs to the area, has received […]

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