A franchise contract agreement is a legally binding contract between a franchisor and franchisee. The contract can be difficult to understand at first, but these documents are typically unilateral (meaning benefitting one party more than the other—the franchisor) in nature, and they outline how the business will be run and how similar it must stay to the parent company.
It is of the utmost importance that you as the franchisee uphold all the provisions of the contract
So it might be necessary to have a solicitor go over each detail with you in understandable, explicit terms.
It’s a good idea to have any verbal promises that were made to you regarding your franchise included in writing in the contract, as well as:
Ordinarily, these are things you will have gone over with CoLaz before you have even drawn up a franchise contract, as it’s good to be aware of all the franchise details in advance. The contract is generally most effective when adhered to without variance by either party.
Be wary of a completely negotiable contract that lets the franchisee change too much about the new location
As this gives too much opportunity for the brand to be critically altered, diluting its market influence and affecting the success and proven financially stable methods of the company and franchise.