Property law

Call out: thousands of CAMRA members are asking pubco bosses to cancel tenants’ rents


Pubgoers call for pubco bosses to cancel rents

By Nikkie Thatcher

Beer drinkers and pubgoers across the nation are sending emails in their thousands to pub company bosses, asking them to cancel rents to save local pubs from permanent closure.

Jobs on the line: landlords must use this time to renegotiate with their commercial tenants, a trade body has urged


Landlords must not ‘sign death sentence’ of pubs

By Emily Hawkins

One of the sector’s largest trade bodies has written to the Government in a bid to to protect pubs from being punished by landlords for failing to make rent payments.

Rates relief: the Government announced a business rates holiday for all pubs last month (17 March)


Business rates holiday not state aid

By Nikkie Thatcher

The business rates holiday announced by the Chancellor on 17 March will not be subject to a cap, meaning it is not state aid.

James Cuthbertson on coronavirus pub closures


Video: Pub boss reacts to closure news

By Ed Bedington

The announcement by the Prime Minister that all pubs, restaurants and cafes must close has left many in the industry reeling, despite growing expectation of the announcement.
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Closures slowing: the rate of pubs shutting is the lowest for almost two years

994 pubs closed in past 12 months

By Nikkie Thatcher

The total number of pubs in the UK has dropped by 2% (994 venues) from December 2018 to December 2019, according to new research.

Diversity of Hants: Hampshire enjoys city life while being located on the south coast and also boasts beautiful countryside

Regional report

Why own a pub in Hampshire?

By Michelle Perrett

Hampshire, as a county, has the perfect blend of city, coast and countryside.

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