Section 4(3) of the 2002 Act allows the Competition Authority (now the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) to declare in writing that it considers that a specific category of agreements, decisions or concerted practices fulfils the conditions set out in section 4(5) of the 2002 Act. These are agreements, decisions or concerted practices which, taking into account all relevant market conditions, contribute to the improvement of the production, distribution or provision of services or to the promotion of technical or economic progress, while consumers enjoy an appropriate share of the benefits derived therefrom. b. any obligation, direct or indirect, which, after termination of the contract, induces the buyer not to manufacture, buy or resell the goods or services; or the agreement is comprehensive enough to be used by a company of any size, but we believe the business will be small or medium-sized, perhaps with several branches already established. The franchisee may be new to franchise or wish to expand into Ireland. Irish law is based on the common law. Ireland is also English-speaking. As far as taxation is concerned, corporation tax is levied at a rate of 12.5% and applies to all profits from the trade of Irish companies. The franchise industry is represented in Ireland by the Irish Franchise Association, whose stated objective is to develop and promote best practices in franchising and to create an environment conducive to the growth of franchises.
The association is a self-regulating body within the sector, with a standardized approach to its membership. This is another factor that can affect your success and be costly. Here too, logistics, duration, location and expenses should be detailed in the franchise agreement. As a general rule, franchisees must pay their own travel and accommodation costs for training. And these can be prohibitive if the duration of the training is extended. For example, McDonald`s requires a nine-month on-site training period for new franchisees. Most franchisors probably won`t impose such an expensive charge, but make sure you understand how much time and money you need to spend on the training period out of your pocket. „I hate any kind of legal documents that are so dreaded, which preceded me when I uploaded your document. But what I found was a wonderfully simple and easy-to-use document, which could be perfectly adapted to my needs. the grades were very easy to follow.
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