MA500 Business Club

Team goals: retaining staff is good for business and offers a career

People power rules at Free Spirit pubco

By Nikkie Sutton

One award-winning licensee reveals his secrets to success after becoming a multiple operator – and they begin with staff who love what they do.

Steady as a rock: the Rockpoint Leisure project aims to regenerate the British high street

The lowdown on Rockpoint Leisure

By Nikkie Sutton

Ahead of Manchester MA500 where he will be speaking about his new venture, Daniel Davies gives a preview of his Rockpoint Leisure project, which aims to regenerate high streets with retail and licensed sites.

In bloom: the NWTC has opened the latest branch of award-winning concept the Florist at Watford’s intu shopping centre

The Florist opens at £180m intu expansion

By Stuart Stone

The New World Trading Company (NWTC) opened the latest branch of its award-winning bar and restaurant concept the Florist at intu Watford on 22 April.

Upcoming event: the next MA500 is on 16 May in Manchester

MA500 study tour for Manchester unveiled

By Nikkie Sutton

Next month, Manchester will play host to the MA500 business club conference and study tour and we can now reveal the vibrant venues included.

Big plans: Tiny Rebel's new site is across the road from its existing one

Tiny Rebel expands into 60,000sq ft site

By Nikkie Sutton

Welsh brewer and operator Tiny Rebel has announced it will be moving part of the business into a new site to accommodate its growing team and equipment.

Coming up: the next MA500 business club meeting is taking place on Thursday 16 May in Manchester

MA500 Manchester line-up revealed

By Nikkie Sutton

The second MA500 event of 2019 is shaping up nicely and we can now announced the stellar line-up for the conference at the Principal hotel in Manchester.

Award winning: the Liberation Group won Best Food Offer at the 2019 Publican Awards

A look into the Liberation Group

By Nikkie Sutton

From its conception in 2008, the Liberation Group has grown far and wide with expansion of the brand and its sites.

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