Pca

Dropped: Greene King pulls judicial review into PCA MRO advice

Greene King drops PCA judicial review proceedings pursuit

By Nicholas Robinson

Operator Greene King has dropped its call for a judicial review into an MRO advice note from the Pubs Code, over four months after announcing its intentions to bring court action against the office.

Meetings planned: pubs code adjudicator Paul Newby will meet pubco chiefs in October

PCA responds to latest warnings over pubs code effectiveness

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Paul Newby is set to gather more evidence on the effectiveness of the pubs code after compliance reports from the six big pubcos appeared to confirm earlier research showing "significiant barriers" faced by tied tenants.

Timetable needed: BEIS minister Richard Harrington will take into consideration calls to begin a review into the pubs code early next year

Pubs code review considered for early 2019

By Emily Hawkins

Richard Harrington, Under Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has said he will consider calls for a review into the pubs code to begin at the start of 2019.

Concerns raised: Trade bodies and pubcos have said they are worried the handbook could 'create another level of complexity'

Concern raised over PCA's compliance handbook

By Georgina Townshend

While the pubs code adjudicator's recently published handbook for pub-owning businesses has largely been welcomed, there are worries it could "create another level of complexity, in addition to the existing code".