Other operators

Good year: Beds and Bars has reported a 5% increase year on year on like-for-like sales

Beds & Bars reports 'another successful year' for 2017

By Georgina Townshend

Backpacker bar and hostel operator Beds & Bars has reported that like-for-like sales have increased 5% year on year, rising to £47.7m from April 2016 to March 2017 despite "political, social and economical obstacles hitting the businesses hard".

Record sales: Be At One noted the best trading figures in its history this Christmas

Be At One announces record festive trading

By Stuart Stone

Specialist cocktail bar group Be At One sold 500,000 cocktails during December – with best-selling cocktail, the Pornstar Martini, accounting for 67,252 of those.

Delighted: Peter Borg-Neal reports profit growth over 2016/17

Oakman Inns reports 'strong sales and profit growth' over 2016/17

By Georgina Townshend

Oakman Inns has reported a strong performance over 2016/17, with group turnover up by 20.4% at £23.3m and like-for-like sales up 3.5% - despite being "negatively impacted" by the weakness of sterling and a snowy Christmas period.

Robust performance: The group said the results reflected good performance from the core estate

Admiral has 'appetite for game-changing acquisition'

By James Wallin

In light of a solid financial year for the pubco, Admiral Taverns chief executive Kevin Georgel told MA's sister title MCA that the group has the “appetite for a game-changing acquisition and the resources to do that”.

Sweet spot: the Barley Twist is Castle Rock's first micropub

Castle Rock Brewery opens its first micropub

By Stuart Stone

Nottingham-based brewer Castle Rock opened its first micropub and wine cellar yesterday (19 December) – the 25th pub in its stable across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.

Great industry: Fuller's Simon Emeny is looking forward to representing the pub industry after becoming BBPA chairman

Fuller's chief executive: 'the great British pub will outlive us all'

By Georgina Townshend

In an interview with The Morning Advertiser, Simon Emeny, chief executive of Fuller Smith & Turner plc and the new British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) chairman, spoke about his main concerns for the pub industry in 2018, offered advice to licensees...

New career: TLC Inns appoints ops director

TLC Inns appoints ops director

By James Wallin, MCA

Martin Baillie, who left Greene King this summer after 18 years, has joined TLC Inns as interim operations director, The Morning Advertiser's sister title MCA understands.

Let the games be-gin: Brakspear pubs will host the inaugural Henley Gin Trail

‘Ginuary’ comes to Henley-on-Thames

By Stuart Stone

Henley-on-Thames will host its first ever gin trail in January thanks to a collaboration between locally distilled Mr Hobbs Gin and Brakspear.

'Upbeat': Britain's pubs, bars and restaurants performed well in November according to Coffer Peach figures

November delivers sales boost for pub groups

By Stuart Stone

According to Coffer Peach Business Tracker figures for November 2017, sales in Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants saw an uplift after flat trading across the last six months.