Clark: has overseen big rise in turnover

Award winner to double pub estate

By Jo Bruce

A winner of the Morning Advertiser's Great British Pub of the Year is planning to double the size of his company. The Essex based Great Pub Company,...

Auctions: 55 pubs sold in March

Pub auction rates peak

By Gemma McKenna

March has been revealed as the busiest month for pub auction sales in the past year — 84 pubs went under the hammer and 55 sold. An exclusive...

Brannigans: bar chain owned by Cougar

Cougar Leisure reports profits

By The PMA Team

The 14-strong Cougar Leisure has reported a pre-tax profit of £237,348 in its first full year to 31 July 2009.

Mercury Inns: suffered at two leasehold sites

Mercury collapse links to pub losses

By The PMA Team

The collapse of highly-rated Mercury Inns last November has been linked to large losses at two leasehold pubs — one tied and one free-of-tie — by...

Jones: tunrover up at Food & Fuel

Sales up at Food & Fuel pubs

By The PMA Team

Food & Fuel, the operator of ten London gastro-pub headed by former Spirit boss Karen Jones, has seen a rise in turnover and operating profit in...

Liquid & Envy: one of Luminar's brands

Luminar warns on profits after September

By The PMA Team

Nightclub company Luminar has reported a "significant risk" it will not meet profit forecasts for its current year, which ends on 25 February 2010. ...

Magners: taste test search underway

Magners searches for official taste tester

By Ewan Turney

Irish cider Magners has launched a search to find an official taste tester with a salary of £50,000. The search for the honorary position is...

Living Room is one of PBR's key assets

Premium Bars records £21.4m loss

By Ewan Turney

Troubled operator Premium Bars and Restaurants (PBR) recorded a pre-tax loss of £21.4m for the year to 30 June 2008.

JDW: taking a cautious approach

JD Wetherspoon suspends dividend

By Ewan Turney

JD Wetherspoon has suspended future dividend payments to shareholders and decided to "substantially" reduce its capital expenditure programme on new...

Luminar: tough trading period

Luminar warns of profit drop

By Ewan Turney

Britain's largest nightclub operator Luminar Leisure has warned that profits for the full year would be below expectations and that a final dividend...