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Sector celebration: many female operators have had their say on #InspiringInclusion for International Women's Day


Female operators share how the sector can #InspireInclusion

By Rebecca Weller

The Morning Advertiser has spoken to a number of female operators leading the on-trade in 2024 to hear how the industry can #InspireInclusion this International Women's Day (IWD).

Exciting expansion: Stonegate take over Punch pub

Stonegate acquires Punch pub

By Fred A'Court

Stonegate is spending £400,000 in revamping a coastal pub in Kent and creating a further 25 jobs.

Greene King announces positive full-year results

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Greene King announces positive full-year results

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Greene King has reported like-for-like sales up 0.4% for the 51 weeks to 26 April in its Retail division but said it had seen record Valentine’s Day sales of £4m and a 2.4% like-for-like increase over Easter.

When is a pub not a pub?

When is a pub not a pub?

By Kevin Marsh

Man walks into a bar and asks: “Is this a pub or a restaurant?” An interesting incident emerged this week that brought to light the fine line between a pub-class use and a restaurant-class use when the emphasis of the former is on food.

'Low risk': Thwaites launches WayInn agreement

Thwaites' lower risk agreement

By MA Reporter

Daniel Thwaites, the Lancashire brewer and pub operator, has launched its WayInn agreement for individuals who "do not have the necessary funds to invest in taking on a tenancy or are risk averse".

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...

McMullen: 6% fall in profits

6% profit fall at McMullen

By John Harrington, M&C Report

McMullen, the Hertfordshire brewer and pub operator, has reported a 6% fall in profit for the 53 weeks to 2 October 2010, despite a 3.9% rise in...

Wetherspoon: share buyback

Wetherspoon in shares buyback

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

JD Wetherspoon, the managed pub operator, has invested just under £6.5m over the last week in buying back 1.54m of its own shares for cancellation....

Baer: funding increase

Amber boosts credit facility by £6m

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Ambers Taverns, the North West-based managed pub operator, has secured an extra £6m in funding. The Preston-based chain is reportedly planning to...

Young's: pub purchase

Young's adds £2m Punch managed house

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Young's, the brewer and pub operator, has bought a £2m London managed pub from Punch Taverns. The group, led by Stephen Goodyear, has acquired the...

Hall and Woodhouse: set to unveil board changes

Board changes at Hall & Woodhouse

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Hall & Woodhouse, the regional brewer and pub operator, is to announce a clutch of boardroom changes this spring. M&C Report understands...

M&B cusomers will be able to cheer on Jedward in the X-Factor

M&B pubs have the X-Factor

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Mitchells and Butlers, the managed pub operator, is showing the X-Factor on big screens at its Scream pubs on Saturday nights in a bid to capitalise...

Budgens store manager Chris Edon says juices are rapid sellers in Islington, North London

Pub operator fined £6,000 for dodgy vodka

By Iain O'Neil

A pub operator has been fined more than £6,000 for selling vodka laced with an industrial chemical. Trading Standards officers found tertiary butyl...