MA’s review of the week

‘Pubs part of the problem’ mindset needs serious reassessment

By Ed Bedington

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: Wales, Coronavirus, Ei Group, Stonegate, Pubco + head office, Tenanted + leased

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington speaks with the award-winning operator of the Lion in Treorchy to reflect on some of the week's biggest headlines.

Further reading:

  • ‘Business rates cap will harm pub revival’​ - The Government must re-consider its proposed £2m business rates relief cap or face the continued “systemic closure” of pubs, according to Colliers International’s head of business rates.
  • Stonegate to buy Ei Group for £1.3bn​ - Stonegate Pub Company has today (18 July) agreed to buy pubco Ei Group for £1.27bn, which will see the operator’s estate rise by 4,000 sites, making Stonegate the UK’s largest pub owner.

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