Franchise, Franchisees, Collective, Collectives, Franchise Association, Franchising, Franchise Collectives, Franchise Board
On April 16, 2014, the previously announced meeting between the Belangen Vereniging Franchisenemers Nederland (BVFN), the independent advocacy organization for franchisees in the Netherlands, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs took place. Various topical themes concerning franchising have passed in review. Among other things, various conflicts in the franchise industry and whether legislation could be a solution for this were discussed in detail. The need for better structured information on the phenomenon of franchising was also discussed, including for starting franchisees. The BVFN will play an important role in this.
The BVFN and the Ministry will continue to talk to each other. The BVFN will be listed as a discussion partner on the website of the Ministry. The BVFN will continue intensively, also in its contacts with the government, the interests of to represent and bring attention to franchisees in the Netherlands.