Money back: businesses that put investment into research and development of new products could earn tax credit

How to claim tax credits on R&D for pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Licensees can counter the burden of tax by claiming cash back on new and innovative products, from the Government according to experts.

Ex-Punch employee loses unfair dismissal claim

Ex-Punch employee loses unfair dismissal claim

By Ellie Bothwell

A former employee of Punch Taverns has lost a tribunal case, in which he had accused the pub company of unfair dismissal and detriment following whistle blowing.

WSTA's Jeremy Beadles to join Heineken UK

WSTA's Jeremy Beadles to join Heineken UK

By Gurjit Degun

Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) chief executive Jeremy Beadles is set to leave the organisation in the New Year, after six years, to take up the position of corporate relations director for Heineken UK.

New Inn lands H&W’s top accolade

New Inn lands H&W’s top accolade

The New Inn in Salisbury, Wiltshire, has been named Public House of the Year and won a prize of £1,000 at brewer Hall & Woodhouse’s 2011 Business Partnership Awards.

Hall and Woodhouse: cap on RPI

Hall & Woodhouse caps RPI rents at 2.8%

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Hall & Woodhouse has revealed that it capped Retail Price Index-linked rent adjustments at 2.4% in 2010 and 2.8% this year.

Pubwatch: concerns over business partnerships

Pubwatch: don't hamper schemes

By John Harrington

Don't hamper the effectiveness of local pubwatches by incorporating them into "business partnerships" — that's the message from National Pubwatch...

McMullen: sixth generation to join business

Tom McMullen joins McMullen & Sons

By The PMA Team

Tom McMullen has joined McMullen & Sons as company secretary, marking a sixth generation commitment to the family business.

JDW: aims to cut red tape by linking with council

JDW links up with council to cut red tape

By John Harrington

Reading Council could act as an advocate for JDW if its procedures are called into question by other authorities — in a scheme to cut red tape.

The Old Guinea in Potters Bar is up for sale

10 Moorgate Taverns pubs on the market

By The PMA Team

Ten former freehold Moorgate Taverns pubs are now on the market with Christie + Co, acting on behalf of administrator Moorfields.

Dave Pawson: the conscience of Punch

The conscience of Punch Taverns

By The PMA Team

Punch Taverns has appointed Dave Pawson as its first-ever partner relationship manager. The PMA Team asks him about the job.

The Beers: welcome new Agreement

Hall & Woodhouse scraps rent reviews

By John Harrington

Giving tenants a 67% share of machine profit and greater discounts are also promised in the new three-year Business Partnership Agreement.

Punch Partnerships: seeking new talent

Punch: pub rents at an historic low

By Ewan Turney

Rents at Punch pubs are at an historic low, the pubco has claimed as it seeks to attract new talent into the industry. Punch is broadening its...

Carlsberg: under fire over payment terms

Carlsberg slammed over payment terms

By Ewan Turney

Small businesses could now wait up to four months to be paid by Danish brewing giant Carlsberg. The brewer has come under fire from the Forum of...

Stuart Bateman: Partners should have ultimate trust in each other

Pioneering Batemans to scrap rent reviews

By The PMA Team

In an industry first, Lincolnshire brewer and retailer Batemans is offering to scrap rent reviews for existing and new tenants in an attempt to remove tenants' fear that they will be "punished" for trading success.

Pubcos won't meet Fair Pint

Enterprise and Punch won't meet Fair Pint

By John Harrington

Enterprise and Punch have told the anti-pubco Fair Pint campaign they will not meet the group before the Parliamentary inquiry into pub companies,...

Budweiser: Will now be under the control of InBev

InBev seals deal for Anheuser-Busch

By Ewan Turney

InBev is to acquire Budweiser brewer for $52bn in a deal which will create one of the five largest consumer products companies in the world.

Suburban restructures pub management

Suburban restructures pub management

By Ewan Turney

West Yorkshire-based pubco Suburban Style Bar Co has set up a subsidiary company to manage 10 freehold pubs it purchased in March. Beacon Pub...