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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

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

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