Ei Group

Unlocking potential: Ei Group is constructing a coffee offer that can help pubs take on high street coffee chains

Ei Group licensees to take on coffee chains

By Stuart Stone

Ei Group has unveiled a tailored ‘Beerista’ coffee offer to support publicans across the country tap into the UK’s coffee market – worth £3.7bn per year.

Recognising excellence: Ei Group has refreshed its national awards scheme

Ei Group launches revamped national awards scheme

By Stuart Stone

The pub company behind 4,600 sites across the UK is launching a revitalised awards programme in order to recognise the work of outstanding publicans in its estate, operational excellence and pubs that are the focal point of their communities.

Challenging conditions: January is traditionally a difficult month for Britain's pubs

Ei to give away 45,000 free pints in January

By Stuart Stone

Ei Publican Partnerships has joined forces with a range of brewers - including Molson Coors, Heineken and Meantime - to help publicans increase sales during a historically challenging month for the industry.

Modern look: the Bowling Green pub before the transformation

Ei pub reopens after £370k investment

By Georgina Townshend

A publican has made a joint investment with Ei Publican Partnerships to renovate a Manchester pub, adding six new en-suite letting rooms and revamping the downstairs bar area.

Hidden spaces: escape rooms can bring in revenue from previously underused rooms

Ei managed operations pub debuts escape room

By Helen Gilbert

The Bermondsey Pub Company, part of pubco Ei’s managed operations, is debuting its first escape room at a London venue as it seeks to tap the trend for experiential experiences.

Targeting the community: improvements at the Empress will be jointly funded

Ei and multi-site licensees create 'community hub' pub

By Georgina Townshend

Ei Publican Partnerships and "experienced local multiple operators" are jointly funding a £130,000 renovation to create a "quality, traditional pub with a little something for everyone in the local community".

Concerned: pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby vows to investigate MRO issues further

PCA to confront pub owning businesses over MRO blocking

By Claire Churchard

Pub-owning businesses (POBs) are blocking tied tenants’ access to the market rent only option (MRO) and going against the spirit of the pubs code, according to a report commissioned by the pubs code adjudicator’s office.

Low pick-up: only a handful of licensees have taken the MRO option

Meagre MRO take up across major pubcos

By Liam Coleman

Only eight licensees have taken up the market-rent-only (MRO) option across five of the six pubcos governed by the pubs code since it came into force in July 2016.

Calculated: three firms will be offering advice to Ei licensees

Trio of rates experts to advise Ei licensees

By Liam Coleman

Ei Group plc, the pubco formally known as Enterprise Inns, has teamed up with business rates experts to offer its licensees no-win-no-fee rates advice.

December 2016 pub openings

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December 2016 pub openings

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at new openings and pub facelifts in the last month of 2016.

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