Beer delivery issue: campaigners claim MRO may be triggered

Punch distribution deal 'could trigger MRO'

By Michelle Perrett

Pubco campaigners have claimed that a new drinks distribution deal for Punch could trigger the market-rent-only (MRO) option for hundreds of its pubs.


EU referendum

Brexit: "It's time for cool and calm thinking" - and a new PMA

By Ed Bedington

Well, that was unexpected! I was planning to write about change in this week’s issue, as we prepare for the biggest relaunch of the Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) in decades, but I wasn’t expecting to have my thunder stolen by Brexit!

Legal checklist: Changing your address

Legal checklist: Changing your address

By Poppleston Allen

I know from experience that, when moving house, there is a long list of people who need to know your new address; it is important to remember to add to that list the local authority that issued your premises licence or personal licence.

Coulson: 'Minor variations could fall foul of licensing officers'

Minor variations, major grief

By Peter Coulson

I am continuing to receive reports from licensees in many parts of the country about the refusal of minor variations to their premises licences.

Coulson: licence issues

Deciding what is minor on a licence

By Peter Coulson

The issue for applicants changing their licence is whether what they propose to change comes within the minor variation process, says Peter Coulson.

Pub name change concerns locals

Pub name change concerns locals

By Iain O'Neil

Pubgoers in Exeter have launched a petition over fears Heavitree Inns is considering changing the name of their local. Heavitree owns the Horse and...