Property law

A growing Collection: winner of the Best Pub Employer (up to 500 employees) category at the 2019 Publican Awards, The Inn Collection Group's Sean Donkin discussed his company's growing estate

Adding to the Collection

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser picked the brains of Sean Donkin, managing director of The Inn Collection Group, to find out what operators need to consider before attempting to grow their pub stable

Enforcement notice: Westminster City Council ordered developers to rebuild the Carlton Tavern in 2016

Battle to rebuild illegally knocked down pub continues

By Nikkie Sutton

The fight to rebuild an iconic London pub is still ongoing after the developers did not comply with the council’s enforcement order to restore it within two years following its demolition.

Perfect storm: high streets have been battling rising business rates and many other factors

Insolvency costs to taxpayers rise by 31%

By Nikkie Sutton

Insolvent companies – across all sectors of the British economy – that couldn’t pay their debts, have cost taxpayers £3.07bn in payments to former staff members during the past 10 years.

Push back: Fuller's will not renew the current lease on the famous Coach & Horses pub in Soho (image: Ewan Munro, Flickr)

Coach & Horses opposes 'vanilla managed makeover'

By Emily Hawkins

The licensee behind the famous Coach & Horses pub in Soho has pushed back against Fuller’s intentions to take over the lease, saying regulars “don’t want or need a vanilla managed makeover”.

Business outlook: according to Christie & Co, a total of 47,000 pubs represents a 'sustainable equilibrium'

Closure of 1,000 pubs would create ‘sustainable equilibrium’

By Stuart Stone

According to specialist adviser Christie & Co’s Business Outlook 2019, the past 12 months could serve as a turning point for the British pub industry with more people than ever employed in the sector despite declining pub numbers.