Promotion for Owen White Lawyers

Promotion for Owen White Lawyers

We are delighted to announce that we have recently promoted two Associate solicitors Nicola King and Lynsey Smith, to the positions of Associate Director. Both are litigation solicitors who work in the franchise team and in general litigation. Lynsey joined us in 2005 and is an experienced commercial litigator who has successfully represented clients over […]

GDPR – ‘The right to be forgotten’

GDPR – ‘The right to be forgotten’

The GDPR (which will apply in all EU member states from 25 May 2018) enhances existing data subject (individuals) rights and also includes a new data subject right of erasure of personal information. This is also known as the right to be forgotten. The broad principle underpinning this right is to enable an individual to […]

The key ingredients for buying a successful franchise

The key ingredients for buying a successful franchise

As with any great dish the best franchise businesses require quality ingredients; a sustainable business concept led by a management team committed to recruiting the best candidates and providing them with proper training and ongoing support. With these key elements in place, a Franchisor can create a strong and mutually profitable network of Franchisees, all […]

Franchise agreements – Forewarned is forearmed

Franchise agreements – Forewarned is forearmed

The decision to buy a franchise can be both a daunting and exciting experience. A prospective Franchisee should not feel pressurised into making a quick decision, but should take the time to evaluate the franchise business by asking searching questions of the Franchisor, to understand what will be involved from both a practical day to […]

Owen White Staff fill shoe boxes for the homeless

Owen White Staff fill shoe boxes for the homeless

L to R: Tracy Harding, Ewan Gadsden, Katherine Morris and Karen Murphy with boxes filled with gifts for the homeless Two members of our staff have organised their second annual collection of charitable shoe boxes to donate to local homeless people Following on from last year’s successful collection, Tracey Harding and Bridget Orr called on everyone […]

How to apply for an employment tribunal fee refund

How to apply for an employment tribunal fee refund

In July 2017, the Supreme Court declared Employment Tribunal fees unlawful (for more information on this decision read our previous article, ‘Employment Tribunal Fees Outlawed’.) Since that decision, the Government has committed to refunding those who have paid the unlawful Employment Tribunal fees and have recently published details of the anticipated refund scheme. Those successful in […]