Assigning a Lease and the Pitfalls, Authorised Guarantee Agreement (AGA)

Assigning a Commercial Lease and the Pitfalls, Part 1 Authorised Guarantee Agreement (AGA) Introduction:- Most people, when they decide to take the plunge and become Self Employed in a Retail Business, end up taking a Commercial Lease, unless they have enough money to buy a Freehold. By Retail, this includes licensed, catering, accommodation, dry goods,… Read More »

ALMR echoes Committee’s call for Brexit clarity, possible Welsh Tourism Tax

Committee’s call for Brexit clarity, possible Welsh Tourism Tax The ALMR has echoed the sentiments of the Home Affairs Committee’s report on delivery of Brexit and called on the Government to provide more clarity on ongoing and future processes. The Committee has called for detail on a range of issues including the legal status of… Read More »

JG&Partners, The Licensing Officer Scam!

  The Licensing Officer Scam! Posted: 13 Feb 2018 09:00 AM PST Swale Council have recently written to their licensees to warn against a confidence trickster operating in their area. The scam involves a criminal attending the premises and posing as a Licensing Officer, demanding payment of the licence annual fee in cash. As with… Read More »

Pub Co’s, “Have they hit the Wall of Reality”, Barrel-Dregs.

Pub Co’s, “Have they hit the Wall of Reality”, Barrel-Dregs. My sources in the Pub Co world tell me that certain Pub Co’s may well have “Hit the Wall of Reality” and things are not happy in the individual Camps, are well it had to happen at some stage, you can’t keep milking a cow… Read More »

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan  The ALMR has responded to publication of the Government’s Good Work plan and welcomed steps to address illegal use of unpaid interns but called on the Government to provide additional clarity for businesses. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “This is a welcome, proactive approach from the Government in… Read More »

On trade beer sales drop underlines need for business rates reform

  On trade beer sales drop underlines need for business rates reform Commenting on the publication of beer sales figures today, ALMR CEO Kate Nicholls said: “The beer sales upturn reflects Government having listened to the united industry that lobbied on beer duty. However, the continued downturn of beer sale in pubs only emphasises the… Read More »

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories 4 (Barrel Dregs)

  Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories 4 (Barrel Dregs) Another sorry story Barfly, Thanks for your help, I got stuck behind the bar again last night. I did however fish the leaflet out and I am calling them today. It’s all gone horribly wrong here (after a year of profitable trading). My dad who I need… Read More »

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories 1 (Barrel Dregs

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories 1 (Barrel Dregs) A sorry story I just hope that if any Pub Co Boss or Employee reads these terrible stories, they feel some degree of remorse. I just wish that they were not true, but they are and they won’t stop coming in.  I am currently struggling with a… Read More »