Senior employees, TUPE, and post termination restrictive covenants

Senior employees, TUPE, and post termination restrictive covenants

­­­­ Most senior employees in industry have employment contracts which contain post termination restrictive covenants which prevent employees from joining competitors or more often prevent employees who join competitors from approaching customers, former colleagues or suppliers and convincing them to join the new employer, as a customer, employee or a supplier.  These restrictions in some […]

Owen White have a ‘Knock-out’ time at charity fundraising event

Owen White have a ‘Knock-out’ time at charity fundraising event

L to R: Alicia West, Kelly Van Der Watt, Catherine Morris, Ewan Gadsden, Ceyda Sam, Lynsey Smith, Victoria Eustace   Members of staff from all departments of Owen White took part in a fundraising event for the Sue Ryder Nettlebed Hospice, in Henley on Thames at the weekend. Directors of the firm sponsored the Owen […]

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 […]