Ted Tuppen

Ted Tuppen leaving Enterprise

Ted Tuppen to step down as Enterprise Inns chief

By Mark Wingett

Enterprise Inns chief executive Ted Tuppen has announced he is to retire from the group he founded in 1991 next February, with current chief operating officer Simon Townsend to succeed him.

Tuppen: move would help defuse tensions between landlord and tenant

Tuppen in plea to pubcos

By John Harrington and Michelle Perrett

Enterprise chief Ted Tuppen has promised to "push even harder" to encourage other pubcos to insist that anyone signing a lease or tenancy has taken...

Ringside: Ewan Turney was an interested observer at last week's BISC hearing

Pubco inquiry: my view from the ringside

By Ewan Turney

Last week, tenanted pubco chiefs went before MPs on the Business, Innovation & Skills Committee (BISC). The Publican's Morning Advertiser's digital editor Ewan Turney gives his personal take on proceedings.

Charity: pubcos facing challenges

A tale of two pubcos' tails

By The PMA Team

Contrasting results at Enterprise Inns and Punch Taverns highlight the pubcos' differing challenges, says The PMA Team.

Tuppen: we have become robust to prevent the wrong people getting into pubs

Ted Tuppen: Rider on the storm

By Phil Mellows

Ted Tuppen is used to fielding brickbats but doesn't shirk responsibility, as Phil Mellows finds when he meets the captain of Enterprise. To find...

Tuppen: not standing down

Tuppen: I'm staying put at Enterprise

By Ewan Turney

Enterprise Inns boss Ted Tuppen has vowed to remain at the helm of the tenanted pubco to steer it through the choppy waters of recession and reform. In an exclusive interview, he said some positive reforms had come out of BISC.

Tuppen: keen to invest in a trade body for tenants

Tuppen: 'We'd pay £100k to new body'

By The PMA Team

Enterprise boss says his company would happily pay a levy of £100,000 or more to set up a body to represent individual licensees.

Ted Tuppen

Ted Tuppen

By The PMA Team

Ted Tuppen chief executive, Enterprise Inns (2) Why he is on the list: Tuppen heads the UK's largest tenanted pubco, although pub numbers have been...

Tuppen: not impressed by Fair Pint

Tuppen: Fair Pint damaging whole industry

By Ewan Turney

Anti-beer tie Fair Pint campaigners are "damaging the whole industry in pursuit of their own self interest" — that's the broadside fired by Ted Tuppen.

Enterprise: £1.4m a month on tenant support

Enterprise: net income down 8% per pub

By Ewan Turney

Enterprise's net income per pub is down an average of 8% on a like-for-like basis for the sixteen weeks to 17 January as beer sales slide and rent...

Tuppen: Lessees are coping well

Tuppen: Enterprise lessees coping well

By Ewan Turney

Enterprise boss says there has been no material deterioration in the key indicators of its lessees' financial health and the tenanted system is flexible enough to cope in tough times.