Enterprise Inns chief executive Ted Tuppen has labelled the Government’s consultation into the statutory code for pub companies “a disgrace” and accused MPs and ministers of “deliberate distortion of the meaning of evidence” over the issue.
Adam Marshall, chief executive of London-based bar group Grand Union, has named Bristol, Bath, Manchester and Brighton as possible locations for the company once it has reached its target of between 20 and 25 sites in the capital.
Traditional pub tipples, such as standard beers, are under threat as consumers become more adventurous, according to research by CGA Strategy.
The Independent Family Brewers of Britain (IFBB) has unveiled research asserting that the average value of Special Commercial or Financial Advantages (SCORFA) to a licensee of its member companies is £25,000 per annum.
Pubs that run functions such as plays and indoor sporting events will no longer need entertainment licences between 8am and 11pm from 27 June.
Nearly all tenants (94%) would like to see a statutory code to regulate the pubco-tenant relationship, despite reporting improved levels of satisfaction with their pub companies.
Licensee groups and small business organisations came out strongly in support of Government plans for a statutory code and adjudicator in their submissions to the consultation.
Licensed property valuers are slightly more upbeat about the market, according to a new poll.
Novus Leisure, which owns 48 venues — predominantly in London — has “made a £2m investment” into its digital operations to boost online bookings and adapt to the changing needs of the smartphone generation.
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