All news articles for August 2019

Refunds issued: Ei Group has agreed to pay back increases in tied rents paid following the service of the MRO notice

Ei refunds tenants following withdrawal of PCA advice note

By Stuart Stone

Stating that it ‘does not necessarily’ agree with advice issued by the pubs code adjudicator (PCA), Ei Group has refunded tenants who experienced rent increases following the serving of an market-rent-only (MRO) notice.

Something for everyone: the new event will be covering a plethora of drink-related topics

New drinks event offers right solution

By MA editorial

Drink is a vital mix of the on-trade market, but are you making the most of the opportunity the fast-changing market is offering?

Buying power: Tom Stainer says big companies are in the process of acquiring smaller ones

Consolidation could be the future of the pub trade

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub trade is likely to see more consolidation with pub companies and breweries buying smaller businesses, Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) chief executive Tom Stainer told The Morning Advertiser.

Good for pubs? Boris Johnson has been busy since he has become Prime Minister

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Can Boris Johnson become the pub saviour?

By Nikkie Thatcher

The new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has a relatively good record when it comes to tackling issues in the on-trade, The Morning Advertiser’s managing editor Nicholas Robinson revealed in the latest issue of the magazine.

Let's dance: The Foundry's Mark Joseph explains that establishing a good reputation through sport has driven customers to other events at the pub such as discos

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Meet the GBPA best for sport finalists: The Foundry, Aberdeen, Scotland

By MA Editorial

Making its debut as a finalist in the ‘best for sport’ category at the 2019 Great British Pub Awards – and the category’s only representative from north of the border – why is sport is so important to The Foundry in Aberdeen?

Roaring twenties: Star Pubs & Bars’ £330,000 transformation of the Howard Arms commemorates governmental ‘state management’

GBPA winner recreates 1920s at reopened Star pub

By Stuart Stone

A historic, Grade II-listed Carlisle pub has been revamped and reopened by Heineken’s pub arm – Star Pubs & Bars – in partnership with award-winning local multiple operator Dianne Irving.

High standards: each of the beers, ciders and perries at this year’s GBBF have been deemed non-discriminatory

CAMRA bans discriminatory beers at GBBF

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has banned beers with discriminatory names or designs at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF).