West End Of London

The West End Commission report calls for a “clear distinction” between the evening and night-time economies

Report calls for licensing clarity in London's West End

By Mark Wingett

The licensing policy for London’s West End should make a clear distinction between venues that trade in the “evening” - until about midnight – and late-night drinking outlets, and give more flexibility around licence conditions to the former.

Tiger Tiger: Novus bar brand

Exclusive: Novus set to buy Balls Brothers

By The PMA Team and Mark Stretton

Novus Leisure is understood to be in exclusive negotiations to buy Balls Brothers, the London wine bar business currently in administration.

Novus looks to buy Soho Clubs & Bars

Novus looks to buy Soho Clubs & Bars

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Novus Leisure, the bar operator led by Steve Richards, has entered exclusive negotiations to buy Soho Clubs & Bars for between £7m and £10m,...