Punch

What's in the news 27 February

The MA's Review of the Week

Frustrations and optimism for reopening

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington speaks with Punch Pubs ceo Clive Chesser about the week's biggest headlines.

Ongoing support: Punch Pubs & Co is offering rent credit from July

Punch to offer 75% rent credit from summer

By Nikkie Thatcher

Punch Pubs & Co will offer help to tied pubs on substantive agreements from 4 July, with initial support of three quarters (75%) rent credit for July, reduced each month beyond autumn.

Recent additions: Punch’s Clive Chesser has welcomed the seven Heartstone Inns pubs to the fold

Punch acquires 7 pubs from Heartstone Inns

By Nikkie Thatcher

National pubco Punch Pubs & Co has completed the acquisition of seven pubs from south-west-based Heartstone Inns this week for an undisclosed sum.