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Could community-owned pubs be the saviour of the sector?

By Ben Winstanley

As locals fight to preserve their cherished boozer, community-owned pubs are becoming a small but quietly growing fixture of the UK pub landscape. Ben Winstanley asks whether this model could be the saviour of the sector and how they can work with experienced...

Admiral’s BDMs will work with licensees on areas such as pricing, profit control and margin management

Admiral boosts support for new licensees

By Michelle Perrett

Admiral Taverns is launching a new agreement designed specifically to deliver extra support and help for new licensees or those taking their first Admiral pub. 

Finance: Calvin Dow (right) advises finding various routes of funding

Running a pub

Running A Pub: Trading up

By Glynn Davis

In the second of our series on the challenges of running a pub, Glynn Davis looks at the practicalities of taking those first steps in expanding your horizons by running a large premises or more than one outlet.

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Meeting the challenges of living up to my BII award

By Lee Price

I’ve been taking a lot of flack from regulars about my acceptance speech to a roomful of industry professionals at London’s Grosvenor Hotel after winning the BII Licensee of the Year award (LOYA). “No speeches, thanks,” was host John Inverdale’s opening....

Arbitration: PICA-Service chairman Rodger Vickers  and PIRRS chairman Bernard Brindley

PICA-Service: how does it work?

By Michelle Perrett

When the Government agreed the self-regulation deal over the pubco-tenant relationship one of the major actions was the setting up of a Pubs Independent Conciliation & Arbitration Service or, as it is now called, PICA-Service.