All change at Cash Generator

All change at Cash Generator

We are pleased to announce that our franchise team have recently acted for Cash Generator franchisees, in their buy-out of the business formerly owned by private equity investor, R Capital. All 54 franchisees, operating 110 stores throughout the UK, worked together to negotiate terms by which they acquired the Cash Generator business and brand. Two […]

Two new solicitors join Owen White

Two new solicitors join Owen White

Two newly qualified solicitors have joined the team at Owen White solicitors, Catherine Morris and Kelly Van Der Watt who will be working with the franchising and corporate and commercial teams. Catherine Morris Catherine joined Owen White as a trainee solicitor in 2017 and qualified as a Solicitor in the litigation department in 2019. She […]

When a franchisee becomes insolvent

When a franchisee becomes insolvent

Insolvent franchisee Where an insolvent corporate franchisee is about to close its business, franchisors may look for a potential solution to try to retain goodwill in the brand in that particular territory.  This may include appointing a new franchisee under different ownership to acquire the assets and to trade under a new franchise agreement.  Sometimes, […]

Franchise Q&A: Can my franchisor change my royalty payments?

Franchise Q&A: Can my franchisor change my royalty payments?

Q: “Can the franchisor change the fixed payment or royalty/percentage structure to suit them at any given time? How am I supported by the franchise agreement in order to yield a decent return?” Specialist franchise lawyer It would be a very strange franchise agreement that allowed the franchisor to make such fundamental changes during the […]