Punch

LETTERs

LETTERs

The sharp end of the pub trade I read with great interest your article "Punch executives land double-digit pay rises" (MA, 10 January 2008). It's...

Punch shares hit by rumoured bid for M&B

Punch shares hit by rumoured bid for M&B

By The PMA Team

Rumours of a Punch bid for Mitchells & Butlers has undermined its share price because of the limited logic of such a deal, analyst Douglas Jack claims

Punch boosts partnership

Punch boosts partnership

Punch BRMs will hold one-to-one workshops with hosts for the first six months of lease agreements

LETTERs

LETTERs

Punch could be on to something Regarding Punch trialling 24-hour ordering (MA, 25 October 2007), anything that can be done to enable tenants to avoid...

Punch ramps up licensee support

Punch ramps up licensee support

By The PMA Team

Punch Taverns is ramping up support for new licensees in a bid to reduce the number of business failures

MyShout

MyShout

The pub lease has come a long way since its introduction almost 20 years ago, says Colin Wellstead The pub lease, as we know it today, was introduced...

LETTERs

LETTERs

Cigarette litter proposals 'unfair' Proposals being considered by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural affairs (Defra) to extend Street...

Punch keen to exploit managed pub options

Punch keen to exploit managed pub options

By with The PMA Team

Ever since Punch bought the Spirit Group managed business in January 2006, observers have wondered how long the company would remain a managed...

Punch's huge regrouping

Punch's huge regrouping

Is it possible for one company to run successful managed and tenanted and leasehold estates? Graham Ridout reports on Punch's model of how the two can co-exist and its approach for the future

Anger over 30% insurance hike at Punch

Anger over 30% insurance hike at Punch

By John Harrington

Hundreds of Punch hosts face increases of up to 30% on building insurance premiums from 30 September. Punch said many pubs have been "significantly...

Building a 10-fold increase in trade

Building a 10-fold increase in trade

Mel Charles, son of former Welsh football legend John Charles, tells EWAN TURNEY how high standards and hard work helped net a 10-fold increase in trade at the Airedale Heifer in Battyeford, West Yorkshire

Spirited future?

Spirited future?

After announcing their latest results, it's clear that Punch Taverns is thriving, but does it also have something else up its sleeve? Hamish Champ...

Mastering

Mastering

its pub estate Punch now runs 7,371 pubs, including 2,951 former Pubmaster pubs acquired last December. The PMA Team examines how life is changing...