ALMR, Budget Report on Rates etc.

Safeguarding of rates appeals a positive move by Government The ALMR has welcomed the Government response to its consultation on business rates appeals and the discarding of plans to dismiss appeals on the grounds of reasonable professional judgement; but is inviting additional clarity on the proposed alternatives. In its response published today, the Department for… Read More »

Licensed hospitality worst affected by crippling rates increases, ALMR

Licensed hospitality worst affected by crippling rates increases   The ALMR has repeated calls for sector-specific action on business rates and highlighted the problem being faced by the country’s pubs, bars and restaurants. The move follows a suggestion by Centre for Cities that business will benefit from the recent business rates revaluation. Telephone calls to… Read More »

March licensing update, from JG&Partners

Welcome to the March licensing update Another month passes; another monthly update. We would particularly draw your attention to our further reminder on the Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme which goes live on 1 April. Also our new CSE Awareness/Avoidance leaflet can be accessed below. We know of a number of operators who are looking to… Read More »

ALMR welcomes Government review of business rates

ALMR welcomes Government review of business rates   If you would like to read the latest Industry News and Corporate Activity, please click on the following link     http://www.propelinfonews.com/selecttemp.php, before 9.00 am for yesterdays News, click on the link after 9.00 am for latest Weekday’s News The ALMR has welcomed Sajid Javid’s comments on… Read More »

“The Common Sense Guide to Buying a Pub, Bistro, Licensed Premises.”

“The Common Sense Guide to Buying a Pub, Bistro, Licensed Premises.” The Common Sense Guide to Buying a Pub is now available to purchase as an ebook through www.smashwords.com. for $5.99 or UK equivalent approximately £4.30, depending on the exchange rate. In addition you can read some the book below before you buy, the book was… Read More »

Why you should not buy a Pub Lease. without serious Pub Management experience.

Why you should not buy a Pub Lease. without serious Pub Management experience. Buying Pub Leases:- This is probably the biggest leap into the dark that any sane individual takes when he makes a career move, whether this is caused through boredom with their present job, redundancy or a casual drinker who believes he can… Read More »

Changes to copyright laws – calling all operators!

Changes to copyright laws – calling all operators! We think this is sufficiently topical and far-reaching to merit a one-off update. Please bear with us on this (and read on!). Recently introduced changes to section 72 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 will affect most, if not all, operators and letters of demand… Read More »