Community Pubs Minister Kris Hopkins has backed the Publican's Morning Advertiser’s Make Some Noise campaign and pledged to issue guidance for local authorities to help pubs in the plight they face.
North-east London craft beer pub and Beavertown Brewery owner Logan Plant is eyeing sites for expansion and has plans to add a large second American BBQ focused site under his ‘Dukes’ brand as well as a wet-led Beavertown tap house.
Enterprise Inns’ regional manager for Tom Kerridge’s new pub says he hopes the Coach’s format will inspire others in the trade and newcomers into the industry.
There is no scope for a legal challenge against the market rent only clause in the pubs code, a leading competition lawyer has claimed.
Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has this morning reported a 0.6% increase in like-for-like sales for the 52 weeks to 27 September 2014, while total revenue climbed 4% to £1.97bn.
Admiral Taverns, the tenanted pub operator, has reported a 3.8% increase in underlying EBITDA to £21.5m for the year to 31 May 2014, which it described as a “significant and successful period of development for the company and its licensees”.
New research has shown that pubs and bars could maximise profits by capitalising on latent demand for spirit-based drinks in the early evening.
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