The new GDPR – What franchises should be doing now

The new data law changes are extensive for those involved in implementing them but mainly businesses need to know where to start. Our data law compliance top tips are here to give you a steer.

The top 10 GDPR questions that organisations should be asking

New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws will come into effect on May 25th 2018. In order to prepare, organisations need to understand exactly how they will be impacted, extending beyond their external communications and admin procedures.

2018 legal issues for the franchise sector

In this article we will highlight some of the main legal matters which franchise owners should ensure they know as we settle into the new year.

Christmas questions: Understanding consumer rights

With many of us finding Christmas a particularly expensive time of year, it is vital that businesses and consumers are up to date on consumers’ rights and obligations in respect of Data Protection in relation to any goods or services supplied.

GDPR FAQ’s

The aim of GDPR is to clarify the law in the area of data protection, and bring the laws protecting individual’s data and rights into the current digital age.

Execute your Franchise Agreement correctly- tips for both the franchisor and franchisee

Having been a long and sometimes arduous process, you have managed to successfully negotiate the terms of your Franchise Agreement! However if it has not been executed (signed) correctly it could potentially mean it’s invalid and unenforceable.

GDPR: The Business of Data

Fraser Brown Solicitors will be hosting a GDPR Round Table event on November 2nd 2017 in preparation for May next year, when the new legislation comes into effect. If you are impacted by the upcoming changes, please register your interest.

Award entries – how to maximise your success

Applying for an award for a business or project is beneficial in getting the name of your brand out there and promoting your company’s achievements. Whether being shortlisted, highly commended or a winner is an achievement.

Top 10 Brand Choosing Tips

Choosing the right brand for a product or business is vital as your brand name can be a valuable company asset capable of being commercially exploited in its own right.

Top 5 Tips for taking a Master Licence of an Incoming Brand

Becoming the UK Master for incoming brands is the natural next step for the multi unit franchisee experienced in the sector. There are however a number of issues to consider if this is the route that you want to take.

Is the Brexit Effect squeezing your margins?

Consider Our top 5 tips for countering this with your contracts.

Our Top Tips for Incoming Franchisors

Franchising in any country is all about the brand - to develop a franchise network in the UK you will need to ensure that your brands are registered here.

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