Channel Islands

Covid response: 'these are challenging times and we have had to make some difficult decisions,' Liberation Group CEO Jonathan Lawson said of the restructure

Liberation Group reshuffles senior team

By Stuart Stone

Channel Islands-based pub company the Liberation Group has announced the creation of two new senior roles as part of its response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Liberation Group is the latest pubco to ban plastic straws

Liberation Group bans plastic straws

By Michelle Perrett

Liberation Group is the latest pub chain to stop offering plastic straws in its pubs to help fight environmental waste.

Mark Crowther says the pubs are performing ahead of expectations

Liberation’s new pubs performing well

By John Harrington

The six-strong group of pubs that Liberation Group, the Jersey-based pub and drinks business, acquired back in June are delivering ahead of forecast after a period of bedding in, according to chief executive Mark Crowther.

Looking to the future: Mark Crowther has ambitions to expand Liberation Group onto the mainland

The Big Interview: Mark Crowther, Liberation Group

Caught between the cultures of England and France, the last thing you might expect as a signature dish in a Channel Islands pub is a kind of giant Portuguese kebab that comes swinging to your table hoisted on a yard-high wrought-iron gibbet.

New buys: Liberation Group

Liberation seeks new sites

By John Harrington

Liberation Group, the Jersey-based pub and drinks business, is setting its sights on new pub acquisitions on the Channel Islands.

Island mentality

Island mentality

Just off the coast of Northern France lie the Channel Islands: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and a few others whose tiny populations apparently...

LGV Capital buys 65 Channel Island pubs

LGV Capital buys 65 Channel Island pubs

By Ewan Turney

LGV Capital has agreed a deal to buy the hospitality division of Sandpiper CI. The division comprises of 65 pubs in Jeresey, Guernsey and Alderny,...