Freehouse Business Club

Eye on the Trade: Pubs being targeted by rogue agents

Pubs warned over rogue business rates agents

By Gurjit Degun

Pub property agent Fleurets has reported that certain areas are being targeted by rogue business rates agents, causing problems for the company when putting forward genuine claims.

Safe money: There are various options for pub operators looking to raise cash

Top Tips: Raising funds for your pub business

By Phil Mellows

Looking to grow your pub empire? Think there’s a shortage of money around? Well, think again. There are plenty of potential investors out there — it’s just that the organisations who have got it, are afraid to use it.

Cheaper Sky sports for pubs stocking Coors brands

Sky strikes deal with Molson Coors

By Robyn Black

A new deal between Sky and brewer Molson Coors offers independent outlets up to one-third off the price of their Sky subscription, a freeze on the price of Carling until December 2013 and free WiFi.

Pudding paradise: Desserts are a significant profit opportunity for pubs

Top tips on increasing your pub profits with desserts

By Fiona McLelland

It can often be the first thing diners drop in hard times, but there are ways to put the last course at the forefront of people’s thinking. Fiona McLelland finds out how  to increase profit through desserts