Lease

The new lease offers 'a complete business package'

Enterprise's £150-a-barrel discount

By The PMA Team

Enterprise Inns is offering a new lease agreement that means licensees earn a £150-a-barrel discount if they exceed barrelage targets. It's part of...

Bish: told MPs beer tie should be phased out

ALMR clarifies stance on beer tie to BEC

By Ewan Turney

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has written to the Business and Enterprise Committee to clarify its position on the beer tie.

Powell has lost 13 pounds

Coffin lessee to end hunger strike today

By Ewan Turney

A multiple Enterprise lessee is to end his 10-day hunger strike in protest against "exorbitant" rents and "steep" beer prices at 6pm this evening — the pubco maintains it has offered every support possible.

Colm Powell has been in a coffin all week

Enterprise lessee on hunger strike

By Ewan Turney

A multiple Enterprise lessee has gone on hunger strike in protest against "exorbitant" rents but the pubco says it has done everything it can to help.

20-30% of Punch and Enterprise pubs may be uneconomic, according to Rollo

Analyst: 30% of pubco pubs uneconomic

By Ewan Turney

A city analyst believes that 20-30% of Enterprise and Punch leased pubs may be "uneconomic" because the licensees are making under £20,000 a year...

Marston's have let over half of its available vacancies

Marston's leases going well

By The PMA Team

Over half of the 47 lease opportunities placed on the market at the end of April on behalf of Marston's Pub Company have been successfully let by agent Christie+Co.

Inez Ward (R) lodged the petition with husband Craig (L)

Gov: Contact OFT with pubco concerns

By Ewan Turney

The Government has told tenants who have examples of anti-competitive behaviour from their pubco to contact the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

Business lease guide launched

Business lease guide launched

By Joe Lutrario

The property industry has launched new lease guidance for businesses, covering energy performance certificates and empty rates changes

Marston's to lease out 47 pubs

Marston's to lease out 47 pubs

By The PMA Team

Marston's has instructed Christie+Co to market 47 of its managed houses as lease opportunities

Summit Clubs goes into administration

Summit Clubs goes into administration

By The PMA Team

Summit Clubs, the nightclub company owned by former Soho Clubs and Bar chief executive Jeremy Gordeno, is in administration

The Agents

The Agents

Simon Chaplin Director corporate division Christie+Co The market has moved on in the last 12 months, turning from a sellers' to a buyers' market in...

Massive  in administration

Massive in administration

By The PMA Team

The London multiple lessee has been placed in administration with Grant Thornton

Pleisure severs ties with Greene King

Pleisure severs ties with Greene King

Multiple operator Pleisure is severing business ties with Greene King over a dispute linked to the decision to reinstate Harveys at the Lewes Arms...

MyShout

MyShout

It's about time the industry recognised the vital role played by multiple retailers, says Nick Bish When I opened last week's MA I was both delighted...

MyShout

MyShout

When it comes to lease assignments, Peter Linacre reckons lessees should take far more care In the ongoing open warfare that describes the...

Buying a pub abroad

Buying a pub abroad

With floods sweeping the country and pub cellars getting submerged under a deluge of rainwater, you might be tempted into considering a move to...

Three Wishes puts five pubs up for sale

Three Wishes puts five pubs up for sale

By The PMA Team

The Three Wishes Group is selling five leasehold high street pubs and bars through agent Christie + Co. They are available on an individual basis or...