Fiona Boswell

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Business Sales and Transfers

When buying or selling a business there are a number of different options available. The two most common are either purchasing the shares in an existing company or purchasing the assets of an existing company.

In a share transfer the incoming franchisee will take on all the liabilities of the company while in an asset transfer they will only take on assets, such as stock and fixtures and fittings.

We can guide you through the process, advising on issues such as the need for a confidentiality agreement, any restrictions in place regarding competition, etc and taking on existing employees. We can advise on TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings, Protection of Employment) regulations which will affect the rights of your existing or new employees.

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Training and Examination BIIAB level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Date: 10.04.2018

84 Friar Lane

You can obtain the Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) once completing your BIIAB Level 2 training, which has been a service provided to Nottinghamshire by Fraser Brown solicitors for over 10 years. ...

The National Franchise Exhibition 2016 Survey

Fiona Boswell presents the results of the survey Fraser Brown conducted at the National Franchise Exhibition 2...

Case study: Incoming Franchisors

Fraser Brown acted for one of Irelands largest importer and wholesalers of furniture into the UK market prepa...

Top 5 legal tips to help your business thrive by franchising

Fiona Boswell discusses top 5 legal tips that will help your business thrive by franchising.

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