Greene King, the brewer and pub operator, is to launch two new tenancy agreements aimed at encouraging “highly talented” entrants to enter the trade, and giving cash incentives for good retail performance.
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...
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.
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.