Freehouse Business Club

The Bell: Investing in people and products has led to success

Freehouse profile: The Bell, Alderminster

By Sheila McWattie

Emma Holman-West, freeholder at the Bell in Alderminster, near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, explains how a sharp focus on customers and standards makes a difference at the pub.

Admiral unveils first right to buy

Admiral unveils first right to buy

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Admiral Taverns, the tenanted pub operator, has revealed details of the first agreement it has signed with a tenant that gives them the opportunity to buy the freehold of the pub from three years into a lease.

Former Farlane pubs sold at auction

Former Farlane pubs sold at auction

By Gurjit Degun

Seven out of eight closed freehold pubs formerly owned by Farlane Property Group, which was placed into administration in 2010, have been sold at auction.

Chicken basket: not good enough

Emulate casual-dining, pubs urged

By Lesley Foottit

Pubs need to branch out into the casual-dining sector to survive, foodservice consultancy Horizons has warned.

Individual basis: Paveley

Freehold deals signed by Admiral

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Admiral Taverns, the tenanted pub operator, has signed its first handful of tenants to the agreement that gives them the opportunity to purchase the freehold of their pub from three years into a lease.

Colliers sets up guide to buying a pub

Colliers sets up guide to buying a pub

By Gurjit Degun

Colliers International has set up a road map to help guide new licensees through the process of buying a pub, after seeing a trend in people using redundancy payouts to enter the trade.