Legal

Marcus Jones: Pace is

Minister puts pressure on local authorities over rate relief

By Michelle Perrett

Local authorities have come under pressure to provide rate relief to pubs after the parliamentary under-secretary of state for Communities and Local Government and ex-pubs minister Marcus Jones said the pace had “not been acceptable”.

Licensees' 'unrealistic assumptions' of property prices

Licensees' 'unrealistic assumptions' of property prices

By Michelle Perrett

Property valuers believe licensees think their pubs are worth more than they actually are, the market is less buoyant than a year ago and almost all say leasehold prices will not increase in the coming 12 months.

Best Bar None continues to soar

Best Bar None continues to soar

By Georgina Townshend

Best Bar None (BBN) has continued to roll out new schemes across the country, and now operates in 70 towns and cities.

Pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby 'pubs code is not failing'

Pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby 'pubs code is not failing'

By Claire Churchard

With just a year under its belt, the pubs code still has a lot to prove. The Morning Advertiser talks to pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby to find out why the legislation is making so many people frustrated and what he can do, and is doing, about...