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Ei licensee helps drive town’s rejuvenation

A Welsh licensee has helped secure thousands for investment in Merthyr Tydfil, south Wales, and has received high praise from the town's MP.

Community: MP Gerald Jones and licensee Jorge D’ascencao

Trio of rates experts to advise Ei licensees

21-Feb-2017 - Ei Group plc, the pubco formally known as Enterprise Inns, has teamed up with business rates experts to offer its licensees no-win-no-fee rates advice.

Enterprise to expand portfolio of managed pubs

10-Feb-2017 - Enterprise Inns has announced plans to increase its managed sites to 250 by the end of September following positive like-for-like growth.

Gallery: pub openings January 2017

02-Feb-2017 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the newest pub openings and refurbishments across the UK.

Top gastropub rises from the ashes after devastating fire

25-Jan-2017 - A pub that was voted the best gastropub in Britain by The Times has reopened after a devastating fire and the licensee has praised loyal locals for returning. 

“We can't really let this pub close”: West Sussex pub to be sold to local community

16-Jan-2017 - A West Sussex pub is to be sold to the local community after almost £300,000 was raised from 300 investors. 


Hippo Inns revealed as new owners of GBPA-winning London pub

09-Jan-2017 - Hippo Inns is to take on the Grafton, in Kentish Town, which was named Great British Pub of the Year in 2014.


December 2016 pub openings

03-Jan-2017 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at new openings and pub facelifts in the last month of 2016.

Lease agreements

Enterprise Inns' short-term lease strategy described as a 'suicide pact'

19-Dec-2016 - Enterprise Inns has admitted it is focusing on shorter term lease agreements and offering licensees shorter deals at lease renewal.

Enterprise Inns

‘Hub for the community’: Locals take on village pub

16-Dec-2016 - A Warwickshire pub has been taken over by the local community, Enterprise Inns has confirmed. 

Pub demolition

Co-op clashes with locals in battle to demolish pub

18-Nov-2016 - Sheffield residents outraged at Co-op’s plans to replace a pub with a retail unit have applied to list the site as an asset of community value (ACV)

Pubs code

94 Enterprise licensees request MRO quote

15-Nov-2016 - Almost a third of Enterprise licensees that have had an MRO trigger since the legislation came into force have requested a quote for the market rent-only option.


Enterprise Inns’ partnership with Pieminister hailed a success

09-Nov-2016 - Enterprise Inns’ has hailed its partnership with award-winning British pie company Pieminister as a success.


Gallery: Pub openings October 2016

01-Nov-2016 - The Morning Advertiser looks at new openings and renovations in October.


Enterprise and Booker launch menu-building tool

26-Oct-2016 - A new menu-building tool has been introduced by Booker Wholesale and Enterprise to enable licensees to improve their food offer.


Enterprise: Swansea landmark gets £270k refurb

20-Oct-2016 - Swansea’s landmark Adelphi Hotel is to reopen ahead of the festive season after undergoing a £270,000 refurbishment.


Redcar publican crowned community hero of 2016

19-Oct-2016 - Publicans Russell and Sarah Clark of the Cleveland Bay in Redcar, North Yorkshire, have been named the national winners of the Enterprise Inns Community Hero Awards.

PGB Audit

Pub Governing Body: BDM training has improved

18-Oct-2016 - Business development manager (BDM) training has improved, according to the annual audit by the Pub Governing Body (PGB).

Pubs in Bloom competition

Enterprise: The country's prettiest pubs?

14-Oct-2016 - Enterprise Inns has announced the licensees who have won its popular Pubs in Bloom competition, which showcases the best outdoor displays across the pubco's estate.


Enterprise to open 100th managed site

04-Oct-2016 - Enterprise Inns has announced the opening of its 100th managed pub as it continues to expand the division.


Gallery: Pub openings September 2016

29-Sep-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the sites which have opened and been refurbished this month.

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards: Best Partnership finalist - The Urban Bar & Lounge, Doncaster

29-Sep-2016 - Five years ago, the Urban Bar & Lounge was a boarded-up pub in Doncaster’s town centre, previously known as the Great Northern and the Saracen’s Head.

Outdoor equipment

Licensee's plea for respect after play area vandalised

13-Sep-2016 - A licensee of a pub in Kent is urging customers to have more respect after he was forced to take down his play area because it was being constantly damaged.


Pub openings August 2016

30-Aug-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs which have been refurbished and reopened in August.


Enterprise Inns pub celebrates 150 years

24-Aug-2016 - A family-run Warwickshire pub is celebrating its 150th birthday with a day-long event on Saturday 3 September, two days after its official anniversary.