Lease renewals are a vital part of a publican’s business development, but procedures under the Landlord and Tenant Act are fraught with potential problems and shouldn’t be embarked on without the benefit of professional advice.
Controversy has stalked the pubs code at every stage. But one of the most confusing elements is licensees’ access to the market-rent-only (MRO) option. Here, we look at how this part of the legislation is progressing, or not, in some cases.
Sky Sports has launched a video competition for UK licensees to celebrate its upcoming ‘Winning Weekends’ – a tantalising line-up of top sport during big weekends and packed days of action that no other broadcaster can offer.
Ei Publican Partnerships and "experienced local multiple operators" are jointly funding a £130,000 renovation to create a "quality, traditional pub with a little something for everyone in the local community".
Food price inflation is nothing new, and many a pub operator will be used to that one local who sits in the corner complaining that his ploughman’s and pint of bitter is far more expensive than it used to be.