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Autumn Statement: £1,500 extra pub tax labelled "catastrophic"

Despite George Osborne's extension of small business rate relief for another year in the autumn spending review, the majority of pubs could see a £1,500 tax increase.

'Huge relief' for Punch tenant mistakenly told pub would become managed site

Nigel Wild of the Rose and Crown St. Albans has spoken of his relief after Punch admitted making a mistake telling him he would be replaced with a manager. 


The National Living Wage: the story so far

The next MA300 multiple operator club will host a panel hearing on how they plan to deal with the new living wage. Ahead of the event, the PMA takes a closer look at both sides of the debate so far. 

Leicester pub to give 300 free Christmas meals to the homeless

A Leicester licensee plans to give out free Christmas meals to the city’s homeless population.

Hot property: why one Sunderland pub sale shows market change in the north east

Securing a free-of-tie lease on a bar in central Sunderland may appear like little to shout about but Fleurets director and head of agency, Simon Hall, explains what one unit sale tells us about the north east property market. 


Lager, but not as we know it

Visiting Bamberg in Franconia for the first time was a revelation for Pete Brown, who returned with a new found appreciation of ‘the most ill-used beer style in the world’.

Legal advice

Getting the picture on CCTV

There are lots of reasons why you might wish to install CCTV at your premises: to protect and reassure your customers, to protect your business (and the till), and to deter criminals.


Fury vs Klitschko "blockbuster" is perfect for pubs

Pubs are being urged to tap into the much-anticipated fight between Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury.