Category Archives: Buying a Pub or Restaurant

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Buying a Pub, Bistro, Licensed Premises and other useful Information

“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 by clicking on the Link below,… Read More »

Books worth Reading on Buying a Pub, Restaurant, Bistro.

Books worth Reading on Buying a Pub, Restaurant, Bistro. Common Sense Tips on Making your Pub Work $5.99 = £4.80 UK approx. This is an ebook through Smashwords.com, just click on the book title and you can read 30% to see whether it can help you in your business and give you ideas and save… Read More »

The Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA) and Tied Pub Co Leases/Tenancies, Barrel Dregs

The Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA) and Tied Pub Co Leases/Tenancies, Barrel Dregs. It’s a funny old world, after four Government Inquiries into Pub Co Activity, the Government brought in New Legislation to stop the questionable Major Pub Co’s activities, all technically legal, but morally unacceptable to decent people. They appointed a highly qualified Pub Code… Read More »

We have a TV Company looking for people who want to make a Career change to the Leisure Industry

We have a TV Company looking for people who want to make a Career change to the Leisure Industry or small business. I have had several discussions with the TV Company and the following is an extract from their letter to me, which sounds a great opportunity to get a flying start to a Career… Read More »

Is this a Pub Co mistake or how many genuinely know, the Beer Barrel shortage with real ale? (Barrel-Dregs)

Is this a Pub Co mistake or how many genuinely know, the Beer Barrel shortage with real ale? (Barrel-Dregs) Leave a reply The Old Chestnut, how much Real Ale can you sell in a barrel? In pre history, before the advent of the Pub Co’s. the old Family Brewers were in business to sell beer.… Read More »

Allergen Information – Lessons To Be Learnt

Allergen Information – Lessons To Be Learnt “A takeaway has been fine more than £10,000 for serving a takeaway dish to a customer with nuts, even though the customer made the takeaway aware of the nut allergy. The order was made on the Just Eat service to Koh Thai Tapas in Salisbury, with the customer… Read More »

Fair Maintainable Trade (FMT), Comparables, Reasonably Efficient Operator (REO), Competent Operator.

  Fair Maintainable Trade (FMT), Comparables, Reasonably Efficient Operator (REO), Competent Operator. FMT (Fair Maintainable Trade) and REO  (Reasonably Efficient Operator) as still used by some though undefined, Competent Operator. FMT that obscenely used title for making wildly speculative estimations of a businesses future business, to ensure that the rental levels confirm the freehold investment values to… Read More »

A sorry tale from a genuine Pub Co TAW/Lease.

  A sorry tale from a genuine Pub Co TAW/Lease. My profuse apologies, but my thoughts regarding a TAW with a Pub Co was an intro to running a pub, it would appear that they are now calling their short term leases a Tenant at Will, TAW. Those that take them would appear to be… Read More »

What Security do you have with a Pub Co Tied Lease with Domestic Accommodation?

What Security do you have with a Pub Co Tied Commercial Lease or a TAW with Domestic Accommodation? The answer is very little, if you breach certain terms within your Commercial Lease. The Domestic Accommodation may be rated as domestic, but in virtually all cases it falls within the clauses of a Commercial Lease. With rented… Read More »

Pub Co Tied Leases, Family Brewers Tied Tenancies, the difference.

Pub Co Tied Leases, Family Brewers Tied Tenancies, the difference.   To the Layman or the average pub goer there is no difference, sadly there is, as most people in the industry know. To the majority of drinkers the cost is often more than in a genuine freehouse, the genuine freehouse gets a very healthy… Read More »