Author Archives: Potboy

Ex-tenant’s fury as Marston’s holds back funds in tie violation row. (Barrel-Dregs 265)

Ex-tenant’s fury as Marston’s holds back funds in tie violation row By Noli Dinkovski, 03-Apr-2014 An ex-tenant is in dispute with Marston’s for holding back more than £2,300 on his final settlement after the pub company claimed he bought out of tie. http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/General-News/Ex-tenant-s-fury-as-Marston-s-holds-back-funds-in-tie-violation-row Marstons should be grateful and settle the account as soon as possible.… Read More »

Punch Accounts 2013, viewed by an Accountant, a frightening read, (Barrel-Dregs 265)

PUNCH ACCOUNTS YEAR 2013. A summary by a learned  Accountant and very creative reading. With the annual accounts now published on line it opens up the opportunity to examine the detail  in those accounts more closely. It is interesting to note that this is the first year Punch have attempted to split their data into… Read More »

Vagaries of Arbitration and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor (Barrel-dregs 264)

  The Vagaries of Arbitration, and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor acting for you.   Arbitration should be a logical resolution to any dispute, sadly with rental disputes it would appear not, from a recent case.  It is assumed that the Arbitrator is totally knowledgeable on all aspects of the subject in… Read More »

Pot Boy has Admiral Taverns in his sights, Barrel-Dregs (208)

Admiral Taverns, and we all thought they were improving??? Pot Boy South is becoming more alarmed than before at the attitude of Admiral Taverns to keeping their ‘business partners’ well and truly alive. Admiral are the supposedly touchy feely good guys of the Pubco morass but they seem to have a major problem with product discounting, especially… Read More »