Greene King drops PCA judicial review proceedings 15-Oct-2018 By Nicholas Robinson

Morning Advertiser Please click on the Link in Blue below maybe a Pub Co is having a rethink. Greene King drops PCA judicial review proceedings 15-Oct-2018 By Nicholas Robinson   Apologies for not being able to print the whole story, the MA don’t like other people printing them, but it is worth a read. Until… Read More »

JG&P, October Licensing Update

Welcome to our October Licensing Update As usual this contains items posted to our website over the past month. In a rather unusual instruction for us we have been consulted by a television company to provide licensing advice on a long running soap opera to ensure that their upcoming story lines are accurate. We can’t… Read More »

Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Barrel Dregs)

  Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Updated) One of the biggest problems in the Pub Co Tied Lease Sector is that you have two factions in the Industry, you have Pub Co’s and all their supportive companies and so called specialists, the other faction are the lessees, who… Read More »

Pub Co Tied Leases, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know. (Part 1)

  Pub Co Tied Leases, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know before you start spending money. (Part 1) All these questions you need positive answers to, in writing, from your Pub Co/Landlord before  you consult a Solicitor/Commercial Lawyer or seriously consider taking a Tied Lease and start paying… Read More »

Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector, (Barrel-dregs)

Report from the Morning Advertiser Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector Well, well, well! The major Pub Co’s would appear to have lost the plot, this report confirms what the majority of the thinking members of the industry have realised for many years. Free of Tie and Managed Houses are the only pubs… Read More »

Numbers of licensed premises down 2.5% in last year, 8 licensed premises closed every day.

  Numbers of licensed premises down 2.5% in last year Latest Market Growth Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners highlights ongoing pub closures and mounting challenges in the casual dining sector Britain has 3,116 fewer restaurants, pubs, bars and other licensed premises than 12 months ago, according to the latest edition of the Market Growth Monitor, from… Read More »

Why take a short Commercial Pub Co Lease with all the legal entailments?

Why take a short Commercial Pub Co Lease with all the legal entailments? It’s a funny old world, the major Pub Co’s are now offering five year leases as the answer to the would be lessee’s needs. It does of cause screw up any security that longer leases had within the current commercial leasing world,… Read More »

Another Reason to avoid taking a Pub Co Tied Lease. “Barrel-dregs”.

Another Reason to avoid taking a Pub Co Tied Lease. The major Pub Co’s have taken a good working system of a Tied Tenancy, that had worked for years, was user friendly and changed it for a Commercial Tied Lease. We’re not saying don’t take a Pub Co Tied Lease, just avoid it for the… Read More »

JG&P, last months Licensing News.

More Affordable Justice?? Court Fees for Lodging Licensing Appeals greatly reduced  On the 25th July 2018, the fees payable to the Court for lodging a Licensing Appeal were much reduced.  Previously the fee was £410.00, but as a result of the change in the law, it now stands at £70.00. Read more here “That’s time… Read More »