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Steeped in history: MHALG buys the Brewery Tap in Liverpool

MHALG grows portfolio with Brewery Tap in Liverpool

By Claire Churchard

The Mikhail Hotel and Leisure Group (MHALG) is expanding its portfolio in Liverpool with its second purchase in the city centre, the Brewery Tap at the site of Cains Brewery on Stanhope Street.

Pub sector champion: Stonegate's Ian Payne receives MBE in Queen's birthday honours

Pub luminary recognised in Queen’s birthday honours 2018

By Claire Churchard

Ian Payne, founder and chairman of Stonegate Pub Company, has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to the hospitality and pub industry with a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) award.

New acquisition: the six Bel & The Dragon sites acquired by Fuller's are seen as a 'perfect fit' with the current estate

Fuller's acquires Bel & The Dragon

By Stuart Stone

While releasing its financial results for the 52 weeks ending March 31 2018, Fuller, Smith & Turner (Fuller's) announced that it has acquired Bel & The Dragon.

Doing the double: Staffordshire to get second Neil Morrissey pub

Neil Morrissey to open second pub

By MCA and MA staff

Actor Neil Morrissey has secured a second site for his fledgling pub company, MA's sister title MCA understands.

Angel of the north: BrewDog has opened its ninth site in London

BrewDog opens ninth venue in London

By Stuart Stone

Independent craft brewer BrewDog has expanded its presence in the capital with the opening of a new venue in Angel, Islington – its ninth in London.

Rub a dub: could wet-led pubs be soaking up more profit this year?

Will 2018 be the year of the wet-led pub?

By Peter Linden, MCA

Results from last year’s pub industry survey with licensees revealed wet-led pubs were in a better trading position than their food-led counterparts. The question is, could this trend become more pronounced in 2018?

Imposing sight: Victorian Grade II-listed corner pub was a haven for West Ham United fans

Remarkable Pubs acquires Boleyn Tavern freehold

By Claire Churchard

A drinking establishment much beloved of West Ham football fans has come under new management as pub company Remarkable Pubs confirmed it has acquired the freehold interest of the Boleyn Tavern in east London.