Laine Pub Company, the Brighton and London-based group, has acquired the New Pub Company from founder Peter Linacre in a deal thought to be worth just under £4m, The Morning Advertiser's sister title MCA has learnt.
Anglian Country Inns (ACI) has accomplished a year-long goal after deciding to “do something special” during its 20th birthday year - raise £20,000 for local charities across its seven outlets in Hertfordshire and Norfolk.
Article 50 will be triggered today and the official countdown to Britain leaving the EU will begin in earnest, but the detail that is worrying most who work in the pub trade is the crisis in waiting around the residency and working rights of foreign employees...
Scottish brewer and pub operator BrewDog has admitted it is considering the timescale for a potential initial public offering (IPO) and has been in discussion with investors about selling almost a third of the company.
For so long in the industry we have been told pubs are closing at an alarming rate. Yes, closures are continuing but the rate is slowing and multiple operators are spotting opportunities to open more sites.
Operators need to look further afield than the UK, creative expert and founder of Keane Brands Aidan Keane told delegates at The Morning Advertiser’s MA500 event in Birmingham earlier this month (16 February).