Multi-Site Pub Operators

Estate numbers: Punch has around 1,300 pubs across the UK

Punch expands its growing estate

By Nikkie Thatcher

Punch Pubs & Co has acquired a trio of Leicestershire pubs from Steamin' Billy into its leased and tenanted division.

Financial results: despite losses, RedCat has seen turnover more than double (credit: Getty/PeopleImages)

RedCat posts £31m loss

By Gary Lloyd

RedCat Pub Company has posted a pre-tax loss of £31m for the year in its latest annual report.

Sector impact: UKH boss Kate Nicholls says hospitality continues to suffer as collateral damage in the rail dispute (image: Getty/ coldsnowstorm)

Train strikes to hit sector for £387m

By Nikkie Thatcher

Industrial action on train services this weekend (Friday 5 April to Monday 8 April) is estimated to cost the hospitality industry £387m.

Publican Awards 2024 Best Pub Operations Team winner

PUBLICAN AWARDS 2024

Publican Awards Best Pub Operations Team winner: Heartwood Inns

By The Morning Advertiser

The judges were impressed by Heartwood Inns’ innovative approach to its operational structure, adopting a dual approach, with separate teams for the core estate and the new openings that are coming on stream at a rate of knots.

It's party time: guests enjoyed entertainment, food and plenty of drinks

PUBLICAN AWARDS 2024

Were you papped at the Publican Awards?

By Gary Lloyd

The glorious Evolution London venue welcomed pub and bar operators and bosses from across the UK last week (Wednesday 27 March) to celebrate the 2024 Publican Awards.

Publican Awards 2024 Best Premium Food Offer winner

PUBLICAN AWARDS 2024

Publican Awards 2024 Best Premium Food Offer winner: Anglian Country Inns

By The Morning Advertiser

2024 was an exceptionally tight year for Best Premium Food. In a fierce competition brimming with talent, Anglian Country Inns stood out to claim victory at the final judging panel, celebrated not only for their passionate approach to gastronomy but also...

Publican Awards 2024 Best Food Offer winner

PUBLICAN AWARDS 2024

Best Food Offer winner: Brucan Pubs

By The Morning Advertiser

Retaining the Best Food Award for the second year running, Brucan Pubs ultimately impressed the judges with its passion for hospitality and commitment to consistency.

Hop in your DeLorean: Adam Mayers is going Back to the Future

BIG INTERVIEW

The Big Interview: Expect the unexpected

By Gary Lloyd

No one expects a pub boss to talk about TV shows and films from the 1980s but Hydes Brewery managing director Adam Mayers does.

Publican Awards 2024 Best Brewing Pub Company winner

PUBLICAN AWARDS 2024

Publican Awards 2024 Best Brewing Pub Company winner: Everards Brewery

By The Morning Advertiser

Everards has completely reinvented the Leicestershire family business, resolutely pursuing a brave decision to scale down its brewing operation to a state-of-the-art flexible plant, move out of freetrade sales and pin its success almost entirely on selling...

Joining forces: the shortlisted businesses are great examples of firms working together for the benefit of all

PUBLICAN AWARDS 2024

Find out about the Best Partnership Pub Company (up to 500 sites) finalists

By The Morning Advertiser

Pub models are evolving at pace and the traditional tenanted and leased models are changing – however, the principle of partnership remains at the core and our four finalists are great examples of companies that seek to work together for the benefit of...