Optimistic: Simon Emeny said the progress made has given Fuller's ‘the perfect post-Covid springboard for the future’

Fuller’s lfls up 13.3% while revenue rises 33%

By Gary Lloyd

Simon Emeny of London-based pubco Fuller, Smith & Turner (Fuller’s) has revealed his optimism for the future as like-for-like (lfl) sales rose 13.9% in the 10 weeks to 10 June 2023.

Unanimous verdict: Mat Follas (pictured) was crowned winner of the 2023 Great Sausage Roll Off

Great Sausage Roll Off 2023 winner revealed

By Rebecca Weller

Previous Masterchef winner Mat Follas, from Bramble Restaurant in Sherborne, Dorset, has been crowned the winner of the 2023 Great Sausage Roll Off.

Surprise visitor: film star Keanu Reeves visits Hertfordshire pub (Credit: Facebook/Robin Hood Pub Tring/Laura Rolfe)

Keanu Reeves visits Hertfordshire pub

By Rebecca Weller

Film star Keanu Reeves has been spotted enjoying some quintessentially British cuisine at a Fuller, Smith & Turner pub in Hertfordshire.

Former champion: 2020 Great Sausage Roll Off winner Alan Chilton

Judging panel for Great Sausage Roll Off revealed

By Nikkie Thatcher

The judges for this year’s Great Sausage Roll Off have been unveiled for the competition, which is taking place on Wednesday 8 February at the Red Lion in Barnes, south London.

Another one bites the dust: Fuller's pub suddenly shuts

Fuller’s pub shuts doors

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Customers have flooded to social media in solidarity for the Ship in Southwark, central London, which has shut permanently due to circumstances beyond its control.

Vital education: Fuller's raises £5,000 for Made in Hackney through plant-based burger sales

Fuller's and Made in Hackney partnership raises £5,000

By Rebecca Weller

Pub operator and brewer Fuller, Smith and Turner has raised £5,000 with plant-based burger sales through its partnership with cookery school and emergency food support service, Made in Hackney.

Special spectacle: Great Sausage Roll Off to return next year

Great Sausage Roll Off to return for 2023

By Rebecca Weller

The search for the best sausage roll in Britain will return on Wednesday 8 February 2023 following a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Much needed clarity: Fuller's calls for clarity on energy support package as the company sees £10m energy costs hike

Fuller's calls for energy support 'clarity'

By Rebecca Weller

Fuller, Smith & Turner has urged the Government to provide “clarity” regarding support packages for the hospitality sector as the London-based operator faces a £10m hike in energy costs.

The Admiralty pub suffers fire: Fuller's site to remain closed until further notice  (Credit: Getty/Ricky Deacon)

Fuller's pub suffers 'serious' fire

By Rebecca Weller

A Fuller, Smith & Turner site in Central London will remain temporarily closed until further notice after a “serious” and “challenging” fire broke out at the premises yesterday (Tuesday 12 July) afternoon.

Recognising hard work: Fuller's celebrate Pride of Fuller's awards winners with Sunday lunches hosted by TV chef Brian Turner CBE

Fuller's celebrates Pride of Fuller's awards

By Rebecca Weller

Large multi-site pub operator Fuller, Smith and Turner has celebrated the Pride of Fuller's awards after receiving more than 250 nominations and selecting 20 winners.

Celebrating community: Fuller's have launched the Pride of Fuller's Awards for 2022

Fuller’s launches Pride of Fuller’s Awards

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The Pride of Fuller’s Awards have been launched by Fuller, Smith & Turner, to celebrate anyone who has gone above and beyond, inspired others, or carried out acts of kindness.

'Employer of choice': Fuller's

Fuller's offers all employees private healthcare

By Rebecca Weller

Pub operator and brewer Fuller, Smith, and Turner, has partnered with Medicash to launch to a new healthcare benefit scheme as part of a package of improvements to its pay and benefits system.

Fuller’s closes majority of its city pubs: operator calls for suspension of business rates and extension on VAT reduction

Fuller’s closes the majority of its city sites

By Rebecca Weller

Pub operator and brewers, Fuller’s, has closed the majority of its city pubs temporarily and called on the Government to provide immediate suspension of business rates and an extension on VAT reduction.

Opportunity arisen: Panmure Gordon believes Fuller’s could generate significant funds to help with its acquisition strategy to acquire managed freehold pubs if it were to sell its tenanted division

Fuller’s has good opportunity for M&A


Fuller Smith & Turner has a good opportunity to participate in M&A activity within the pub sector, by disposing of its tenanted inns division, and using these funds to acquire City Pub Group (CPC), an analyst note from Panmure Gordon has suggested...

Company history: Fuller's has made a number of deals in its history

A look back at Fuller's mergers and acquisitions

By Nikkie Thatcher

Brewer and operator Fuller’s has a long history for its pub and brewing business and The Morning Advertiser has taken a deep dive into the company’s merger and acquisition deals.

More pours: which new products have launched in the past week?

New product round-up

New look for London Pride, Canadian craft spirits sign UK deal

By Stuart Stone

In addition to news of a two-year British and Irish Lions partnership and brand revamp for London Pride, this new products round-up includes updates from a trio of Canadian craft spirits and English Whisky Co.

Fuller's finance: 'It has not been easy, but prudent financial management, an estate that is 92% freehold, and a strong balance sheet mean that we will be in the best possible position to get back on a growth trajectory, Simon Emeny explained

Covid measures hit Fuller’s for £22m in six months

By Stuart Stone

Pub operator Fuller, Smith & Turner has revealed a swing of around £40m from profit to loss in its financial results for the 26 weeks to 26 September after its pubs spent more than half of the period in lockdown.

Extremely confident: Fuller's chief executive Simon Emeny has said it is a question of when London bounces back and not if.

Fuller's boss 'rightsizing business'

By Emily Hawkins

Fuller’s chief executive has said he is optimistic his London-based estate can overcome “short term challenges”, in an interview with The Morning Advertiser (MA).

'Transformational year': 'it is easy to forget the financial year started in April 2019 with the sale of the Fuller’s Beer Business to Asahi Europe for an enterprise value of £250m,' Fuller's Simon Emeny said

Coronavirus puts £10m dent in Fuller’s figures

By Stuart Stone

Fuller, Smith and Turner is in a ‘stronger position than many’ according to its chief executive, despite the coronavirus’ estimated eight-figure impact on company trading.