Property law

A match made in Devon: tourism is a key component to business in Devon

Regional report

Why own a pub in Devon?

By Michelle Perrett

Although reliant on tourism, if pub bosses are astute, there’s plenty of business available to make a rich living in Devon

A fine art: Follow the advice on submitting drawings

Top tips: All part of the masterplan

By Poppleston Allen

If you are applying for a new premises licence or are making changes to the layout of an existing premises, you will probably need to submit an application to the local authority, enclosing a copy of suitable licensing drawings.

Young blood: a chance to capture the youthful exuberance of Liverpool

Regional report

Why is Liverpool a good place to own a pub?

By Michelle Perrett

A growing population – made up of many Millennials and Generation Z – is helping drive Liverpool and that is attracting high-profile operators

Tied and tested: 'the tied model has had its share of detractors over the years, but time has moved on' according to Kate Hayden


Where would many be without the tie?

By Kate Hayden

The licensee of the Snow Goose at Farnborough, Hampshire and the Extraordinary Hare at West Hendred, Oxfordshire, Kate Hayden explains that the tie has come a long way since she started out 27 years ago.

Community spirit: the return of The Plunkett Foundation's More Than a Pub programme means an extra £2.2m worth of funding for local communities

£2.2m pledged to save local pubs

By Stuart Stone

The Plunkett Foundation has announced a revamp of its ‘More Than a Pub’ programme, meaning an extra £2.2m worth of funding to support communities seeking control of their local pubs

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

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