Property law

Challenging high rents: what options are available to licensees who find their rent unsustainable?

How can licensees tackle high rent?

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser sought advice from Slater and Gordon lawyers on where licensees stood when it came to challenging high rent.

The rise in staycationing in 2018 is set to provide a boost for the south west

Regional focus on...the south-west

By Stuart Stone

Our regional focus on the south-west takes a look at the best pubs available in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire

Positive outlook: Christie & Co's Business Outlook report 2018 has an upbeat tone for the year ahead

Property specialist upbeat about pub trade for 2018

By Stuart Stone

Adviser for buying and selling businesses in the hotel, pub, restaurant sectors Christie & Co launched its annual Business Outlook report with a positive attitude towards the year ahead and embracing change.

U-turn made: Mole Valley District Council has apologised for confusion over the demolition of the Royal Oak

Council's U-turn as demolition of pub did need planning permission

By Georgina Townshend

Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) has apologised and said "lessons have been learnt" after it became "confused" as to whether planning permission was required for the demolition of a pub in Leatherhead - which campaigners described...