Punch Buying Club


It's Roger and out

By Mark Wingett

Back in 2009, a year after Roger Whiteside joined Punch Taverns to oversee its leased division, he was asked what motivated him. He answered: “Achievement, basically. I need to feel I have achieved and moved something on in the right direction. I’ve achieved...

Punch Taverns profits are in line with expectations

Punch Taverns performance 'in line with expectations'

By M&C Report

Punch Taverns has this morning said that its average profit per pub is stable and overall profit performance is in line with management expectations, while discussions regarding a financial restructuring of the business were ongoing.

Punch reports record turnout at roadshows

Punch reports record turnout at roadshows

Punch Taverns has seen attendance at its roadshows increase for the eighth year running, with nearly half (48%) of the pubco’s 5,000-strong estate attend one of the 11 events.

Punch licensees support schooners and food

Punch licensees support schooners and food

By Michelle Perrett

More than a quarter of Punch licensees (28%) believe that two-third pint glasses or ‘schooners’, make the ideal accompaniment with food.

Punch: under fire over charge

Host slams Punch internet charge

By Michelle Perrett

A licensee has hit out at Punch Taverns for charging £25 for every internet money transfer she makes to pay her rent and other fees.

Licensees are now conducting 20% of turnover online

50 a week join Punch Buying Club

By The PMA Team

A total of 50 Punch licensees are applying each week to join the Punch Buying Club, which now has 1,600 pubs signed up less than a year after it was...

Georgel: leaving Punch to head Admiral

Punch re-organises leased division

By The PMA Team

The Punch Taverns leased division is dropping from four regions to three in the wake of re-organisation prompted by the departure of Kevin Georgel.