All news articles for February 01, 2017

Takeover: Heineken is now the sole bidder for 1,900 Punch pubs

Route clear for Heineken's Punch pubs takeover

By Liam Coleman

Heineken is now the only remaining bidder for a portfolio of 1,900 Punch pubs after rival bidder Emerald Investment confirmed that it would not pursue its bid further.

Birmingham: The Midlands city will be the location for the upcoming MA500 event

Regional focus on... Birmingham

By Liam Coleman

In our latest look at the pub property market across the country, we cast our eyes on the best pubs available in Birmingham.

Gourmet grub: Andrew Pern's Michelin-starred Yorkshire pub the Star Inn was named best in the country

How pubs got serious about British cooking

By Daniel Woolfson

Gastropubs occupy a unique space in the eating-out sector, largely free of the hyperbole of the city-focused restaurant scene, but offering some of best food in the country.

Welcome: a good greeting is crucial to customers

More than 80% of customers want a warm welcome

By Nikkie Sutton

A warm welcome is important to more than three quarters (83%) of consumers, according to guest management experts Hospitality Guest Experience Management (HGEM).

Pub properties: January's big deals

January's done deals

By Liam Coleman

A pub believed to be the oldest in Bath and an iconic London community site are among the best of January's pub property deals.