Property law

Tenanted transformation: The leased and tenanted sector has had a rough ride over the past 10 years, however Mark Robson is 'really optimistic' about the future success of the sector

My shout

Doing a U-turn on the tenanted sector

By Mark Robson

The leased and tenanted side of the pub industry has fragmented much over recent years and groups are far more in tune with the needs of modern pub goers, according to Red Mist Leisure MD and BII chair Mark Robson.

Terrace rousing: breathing life into outdoor areas could pay real dividends

How to breathe life into your beer garden

By Michelle Perrett

Attracting customers to your premises may require more than simply a sunny day so make sure your outdoor areas are not the usual common or garden variety

Blue sky thinking: advice on transforming your outdoor space into something great

Before and after: transforming a pub's outdoor space

By Emma Eversham

We look at the improvements you can make to your outdoor space – whether it be on a small budget or with no expense spared. To help give you some ideas, here are some venues before and after their transformation

Closing time: almost 80 pubs a month shut in 2018

More than 900 pubs were lost in 2018

By Nikkie Sutton

Some 76 pubs a month closed their doors last year – a total of 914 during the 2018 calendar year – according to new research.

Key knowledge: Good multiple operators can make each site feel independent, know their customer base and are committed to great service

The rise of the multi-site regional operator

By Stuart Stone

Hundreds of multi-site regional operators are thriving across the UK off the strength of smaller, local markets. Industry experts are able to give some insight on how and why they’ve been so successful