MA500 Business Club

Looking ahead: UKHospitality boss Kate Nicholls says the future is uncertain


Kate Nicholls: is Brexit worth it?

By Nikkie Sutton

UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls will be revealing where we are at with Brexit and what the pub sector should expect with the various scenarios on the horizon, when she addresses MA500 at Stamford Bridge, west London, this week (13 Feb). Here...

Street talking: the MA500 crowd will hit the pavements of Clapham for the study tour at this month's event


MA500 London study tour

By Nikkie Sutton

The all-important study tour for the MA500 business club in London this month (February) can now be revealed.

Smooth integration: NewRiver confirmed it had acquired Hawthorn Leisure for £106.8m last year

NewRiver completes Hawthorn Leisure integration

By Nikkie Sutton

Retail estate investment business NewRiver has announced it has finished the integration of the Hawthorn Leisure pub and leisure business, eight months after its acquisition.

In ‘great shape’: City Pub Group announced that turnover increased to £45.6m in 2018

City Pub Group increases annual turnover by 22%

By Stuart Stone

The City Pub Group has revealed total turnover of £45.6m for the 52 week period to 30 December 2018 – a year-on-year increase of approximately 22% – in its latest trading statement.

Tenth site: Red Mist Leisure has announced its newest site in Farnham, Surrey (image: Colin Smith, Geograph)

Tenth site for Red Mist Leisure

By Emily Hawkins

Up and coming pub company Red Mist Leisure has purchased its tenth site, which will open its doors in Farnham, Surrey next month.

Profit building: operators advise on how best to utilise Instagram for their business

Making your business ‘Instagrammable’

By Nikkie Sutton

With leading operators due to discuss how they make Instagram work for their businesses at the next MA500 meeting, we take a look at what social media experts advise on how to maximise the photo-sharing platform.