Punch Pubs & Co

Pub openings August 2016

Openings

Pub openings August 2016

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs which have been refurbished and reopened in August.

My Pub: The Three Tuns, Sheffield

My Pub: The Three Tuns, Sheffield

By Liam Coleman

The unique size and shape of the Three Tuns is both a blessing and a curse. The manager of the Sheffield pub, Kate Major, explains how its iconic triangular shape draws customers in, but how it also presents its own challenges for the closely-knit team.

Pub openings in July 2016

Pub openings

Pub openings July 2016

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs reopened and renovated in July 2016.

Duncan Garrood Punch sell 400 pubs investment

Duncan Garrood

Punch to sell 400 pubs for 'capital investments'

By Oli Gross

Punch expects to sell 400 pubs over the next four years, with sites likely to be sold ‘pub by pub’, the pubco’s chief executive Duncan Garrood has told The Morning Advertiser.

Pub openings - June 2016

Pictures

Pub openings - June 2016

By Nikkie Sutton

The Publican's Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs that were opened or refurbished in June 2016.

Punch and Sky extend Wi-Fi deal

Technology

Punch and Sky extend Wi-Fi deal

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Punch has extended its agreement with TV giant Sky to allow of its pubs in the UK to offer customers free Wi-Fi from the Cloud.

Big decision: Should we stay or should we go?

Brexit

PMA licensee poll: Brexit or Bremain?

By Mike Berry

In just over a week the electorate of the United Kingdom will make its biggest decision in modern political history - to stay in the EU or leave.

The pubco says tenants should go to trade bodies to learn how the code and MRO option could affect them

Pubcos

Punch: Tenants should go to trade bodies for MRO advice - not us

By Emily Sutherland

Punch has urged tenants not to turn to their Punch Development Managers (PDMs) for advice on the pubs code and instead consult independent trade bodies like the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR)...

Punch publicans of the year north-east and Cumbria

Awards

Punch: Durham publicans win north-east award

By Michelle Perrett

Punch licensees Alan Bryan and Nicola Kay of the Avenue Inn, Durham, have been recognised as Publican of the Year for the North East and Cumbria region.

The industry has been urged to put its differences aside like former enemies Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness

Legislation

Pubs code: Trade urged to forget past battles and work together

By Emily Sutherland

Industry leaders have issued fresh pleas for both sides of the pub code debate to lick their wounds, forget past battles and join together to ensure the smooth implementation of the legislation and a brighter future for an industry facing sizable challenges. 

Punch unveils new operating format

Punch unveils new operating format

By James Wallin, MC Allegra FS

Punch Taverns has revealed details of its new operating models including a turnover based agreement, its first managed house and commercial free-of-tie arrangements as well as the potential to franchise out some of its concepts.

Pub openings gallery: September 2015

Pub openings

Pub openings gallery: September 2015

By Oli Gross

The Publican's Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs up and down the UK which newly opened or have been refurbished in September 2015.

Punch Taverns pubs will be sold, not closed

Punch Taverns

Punch sell-off: closure fears eased

By Oli Gross

Punch Taverns has confirmed plans to sell 400 pubs in the next few years as part of a long-standing business plan, but has allayed fears of closures which were mistakenly reported in the national press.

Punch Taverns stress all help has been given

Punch

Punch tenant calls for more pubco support

By Emily Sutherland

A Punch Taverns tenant has urged pub companies to provide more support after falling behind with rent payments and being asked to leave her pub after seven years.

Speakers revealed for Tenanted Pub Company Summit

Conference

Speakers revealed for Tenanted Pub Company Summit

By M&C Allegra Foodservice

A high-class line up of speakers have been revealed for the highly anticipated Tenanted Pub Company Summit, hosted by the PMA's sister title M&C Allegra.

Knockout blow for 158 Punch pub licensees

Knockout blow for 158 Punch pub licensees

By Ed Bedington

Interestingly enough, following on from my last piece on paranoia and the pub trade, Punch seemed determined to underline this by selling off a lot of pubs that it has been suggested would have been moving down the market rent-only option (MRO) route.

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