Funding

Funding: £2.2m for community pubs available

£2.2m funding for community-run pubs announced

By Nicholas Robinson

A lifeline of over £2m has been thrown to a burgeoning segment of the pub trade today in the form of funding programme Power to Change, which has been set up to help communities save their local pubs.

The IFBB has withdrawn its collective support for the VAT Club

Family brewers withdraw VAT Club group funding

By Rob Willock

The Independent Family Brewers of Britain (IFBB) will not renew its group funding for the VAT Club when its three-year agreement expires at the end of June – though half of its members will continue to donate independently.

Self-help: Visit Manchester is calling for pubs to apply

Rural pubs urged: make grant bids

By Gurjit Degun

Rural pubs in Greater Manchester are being encouraged to apply for a new grant of up to £60,000 to fund any new refurbishments and developments....

Gillham: buyers biding their time

Freehold pub buyers hold a cash stash

By John Harrington

Buyers of freehold pubs have been sitting on cash reserves as they waited until the market hit bottom. That's according to Fleurets chairman Barry...