The former chairman of the Independent Pub Confederation (IPC) Bill Sharp has called on all factions of the trade to show “tolerance” and work together to ensure the smooth implementation of the new pubs code.
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Enterprise chief executive Ted Tuppen has revealed that the company paid compensation of between £5,000 to £6,000 on average in the two cases lost through the Pubs Independent Conciliation & Arbitration Service (PICA-Service).
Recriminations and infighting between pub industry representative bodies have been laid bare in 19 responses to the government’s call for evidence on the progress of self-regulation of the pubco-tenant relationship.
My old Warwick politics professor, Jim Bulpitt, (1937-99) would often remind us that there was a saying in parts of Italy about being wary of politicians and donkeys, for they can both kick you in the groin when you least expect it.
The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable has given the strongest indication yet that he may be considering further action over the self-regulation deal over the pubco-tenant relationship.
The first licensee to go through the Pubs Independent Conciliation and Arbitration Service (PICA-Service), Alan Yorke, said he is still trying to work out the Government’s aim in promoting self-regulation in the sector.