Former Luminar sites assignments continue

Former Luminar sites assignments continue

By Mark Wingett

Luminar, Europe’s largest nightclub operator, is close to finalising the assignments of the few remaining leases within its 56-strong estate and is looking to acquire new sites.


The problematic Prime Principle

By Phil Dixon

The lady at the KLM check-in looked me straight in the eye and said: “Sorry Mr Dixon, we are not prepared to accede to your request for an upgrade.”


Wigham: And the latest fashion is... beat up the big guy

By Paul Wigham

It seems that big is not beautiful any more. At the time of writing, Barclays is going through the wringer for wrongful London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) manipulation and mis-selling financial instruments, with casualties including the chief executive...

Why I’m calling time on (part of) the trade

Why I’m calling time on (part of) the trade

By Michael Kheng

For those who follow Kurnia Licensing on Twitter and Facebook you will already be aware of my plans to exit the retail side of the industry.  Over the past few years I have reduced the estate down to four outlets — three freeholds and one leasehold.

Davey has come under fire

BIS: Davey refutes "sell-out" accusations

Business minister Ed Davey has flatly refused accusations from pubco critics that he’s a “sell out” for his decision not to implement a statutory code of practice governing pub company/tenant relationships.