We regularly blog on subjects related to franchising in the UK, commercial law and employment law.
April 11, 2014
This follows the controversial introduction of tribunal fees at the end of July 2013, resulting in a cost of between £160 and £950 for a claimant to lodge a claim, plus additional hearing fees. This is excellent news for employers, as the fees appear to be dramatically discouraging weak, dishonest or speculative claims, which previously […]
June 30, 2014
Proposals currently being debated in Parliament could have significant implications for the UK franchising industry. The government’s plans involve the introduction a statutory “Core Code” setting down principles of fairness in commercial agreements between pub companies and their tenants, and a statutory adjudicator with the power to impose fines for companies who breach the code. […]