The pubco propaganda machine has focused primarily on two key benefits of the tied model – investment and support. If what we’re told is true then the removal of such benefits would result in many more pubs closing.
In the wake of the sensational government defeat culminating in ministers sanctioning MRO, Pubco CEO Roland Rodent remains in defiant mood. Robert Sayles met up with him at his flagship pub The Flying Pig to find out more.
Pubco CEO Roland Rodent is the latest in a long line of industry experts to claim an FOT option for tied tenants will have apocalyptic repercussions. Robert Sayles met up with him at one of his flagship pubs The Jolly Roger to find out more.
Much has been made of the problems associated with gullible tenants entering the trade. The voicing of such concerns suggest these ‘naïve’ things are little more than lambs to the slaughter, the tied pub trade something akin to a savage wilderness; one...
Last week the city was rocked by news that recently retired pubco CEO and long time friend Roland Rodent had emerged from retirement to oust his successor William Weasel following a shareholder revolt.
Well it seems that credit was being tossed around in abundance last week. No sooner had fellow blogger Mark Daniels suggested we acknowledge the positive changes taking place within the BII than PMA editor Rob Willock pops up and asks us to give property...
Forty six per cent of tied pub tenants earn less than £15,000 per year, more than twice the proportion among free-of-tie licensees, according to a new study that urges Government action on the beer tie.