Five Years

Punch licensees: some 21 requests for the MRO option are under review


40 Punch licensees request MRO statistics

By James Wallin, MCA

Punch has revealed 40 licensees have asked what the difference in costs would be if they decided to take the market rent-only option (MRO) since the pubs code came into force in July.

Running a bar pub top tips

8 steps to running your own bar

By Poppleston Allen

You've had enough of your boring job and want to own a bar. You've seen a vacant property on the high street of your local town, but don't know where to start. Here are eight top tips to getting the bar up and running.

CAMRA: launching Mild in May campaign

CAMRA kicks off Mild in May

By Lesley Foottit

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) will kick off its Mild In May celebrations tomorrow, as new research reveals mild ales are more popular than ever.