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  •   Super Strength and Competition Law – The Latest We periodically hear of council led initiatives for licensees not to sell so called “super strength” alcohol. In practice this tends to relate to off licences and to mean beers or similar with an ABV over 5% or thereabouts. Additionally, local press have found the stories […] #
  •   Government Business Grants, the Election, the Conservatives, this is a must read. We have been in discussions with various Government Bodies over the last few weeks for possible Grants to develop a new business that we launched recently. Having been advised to target the Grant on employing staff and Capital Expenditure, both very much […] #

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    Buy-one-get-one free bans work – or do they? by Paul Chase The health lobby are very concerned that things might be getting better in relation to alcohol consumption. By “better” they mean population levels of consumption falling. So they need to assert that if things are getting better, it is because of them, and in […] #
  • Propel
    Crowdcube raised £35.9m in 2014 – and grew investor community by 57,000 members: Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has reported it helped 105 businesses raise £35.9 million in funding in 2014. This represents a 246% increase compared to 2013 and means Crowdcube maintains the title of UK’s largest equity crowdfunding site. In 2014, registered investors jumped from […] #
  • Beer Pump Handles
    Market Rent Option (MRO) and Small Brewers with further thoughts. Having met a number of small and micro brewers over the last week, it staggers me how few know anything about the MRO and the longer term effect on their business. Mainly because in their opinion it’s a Pub Co thing and their dealings with Pub […] #
  • Fragility of the Western Economy, further thoughts outside the box. (Quantative Easing) We have suffered a drawn out recession, enormous Government borrowings, putting future generations in debt for many years with electoral promises of booms that will not happen, without describing roads that are breaking up, an NHS system that is suddenly exposed as failing […] #
  • Personal Licence renewal form – now in force The regulations for interim personal licence renewal arrangements have now officially come into force. Accordingly, the new personal licence renewal application form can be used going forward and an MS Word copy of the application is available from the GOV.UK website here. The Government previously issued guidance […] #
  • The Market Rent Option, MRO the aspects that need serious thought. An interesting hypothesis, the Pub Co’s say that the cost of going Free of Tie will obviously be reflected in the loss of business income to them, which is supposedly substantial, the rent increase will therefore have to reflect that loss, but the MRO […] #
  • Amazon Boxing Day Sales Click on any Amazon advert on this site to see if there is anything that you need to buy, ensuring that you get a great deal. Normal info will be resumed shortly. Happy New Year to all our followers and thank you for your support, and as always if we can […] #
  • Auto Enrol
    FAQ’s on Auto Enrolment – Staff Pensions Q&A for employers   1. What if I only have staff who do not meet the criteria to be automatically enrolled? You still need to have a scheme in place, even if your employees have indicated that they won’t join the pension scheme. You will need to report […] #

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  • Beer Pump Handles
    Market Rent Option (MRO) and Small Brewers with further thoughts. Having met a number of small and micro brewers over the last week, it staggers me how few know anything about the MRO and the longer term effect on their business. Mainly because in their opinion it’s a Pub Co thing and their dealings with Pub […] #
  • Have Enterprise thrown all their Toys out of the Pram over the Market Rent Option? Rachel and Andrew Burke of the Cross Keys, Knutsford, Cheshire – that they have been dealt a severe blow in respect of the assignment of their leasehold interest.   After the rent review was settled, it was always Rachel and Andrew’s […] #

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