Swish site: Hall & Woodhouse's flagship pub-restaurant in the centre of Bath

Hall & Woodhouse posts drop in profit

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Hall & Woodhouse, the Dorset brewer and pub operator, has reported a fall in pre-tax profit for the 52 weeks to 29 January 2011, as it incurred significant start-up costs for a flagship site in Bath and started the development of its new brewery.

At the bar: Revolution outlet in America Square

Inventive reports increased losses

By John Harrington

Inventive Leisure, the Revolution Vodka Bar operator, saw pre-tax losses increase in the year to 30 June 2011 after incurring an £880,000 impairment charge and higher interest payments.

Food pubs struggle with higher operating costs

Food pubs struggle with higher operating costs

By Lesley Foottit

Food-led operators are struggling against operating costs that are up to 7% higher than their wet-led counterparts, according to the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR).

Carlsberg: dip in non-World Cup year

Carlsberg sees 7% drop in UK volumes

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Carlsberg has reported a 7% drop in UK volumes on last year for the six months to 30 June due to a tough comparable period.

Bish: ALMR in a strong position

ALMR boosted by membership rise

By John Harrington, M&C Report

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) turned around a pre-tax loss of £11,918 in 2009 to record a £6,494 surplus last year.

Difficult times: Wadworth

Wadworth dismay as profits tumble

By John Harrington

Wadworth, the Wiltshire brewer and pub operator, criticised the ability and attitude of some of its tenants as it reported "disappointing" results...

Young's: positive results

Young's profits up 7.1%

By Michelle Perrett

Young's, the London-based pub operator and brewer, has reported a 7.1% rise in annual operating profit for the 53 weeks to 4 April. Operating...

Findlay: eight new build pubs this half

Marston's tenanted pubs return to growth

By Ewan Turney

Marston's has hailed the impact of its quasi-franchise Retail Agreement in helping to return its tenanted division to growth for the 26 weeks to 2...

Collyer: hard work needed at Spirit

Spirit 'years from profit of its peers'

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Leading City analyst Geof Collyer has claimed that Punch Taverns' Spirit is years away from being as profitable as its peers.

Adnams: weather hit pubs and hotels

Strong second half for Adnams

By Ewan Turney

Suffolk based brewer and operator Adnams has reported a strong second half as it clawed back operating profit to finish the year broadly flat on last...