Category Archives: Buying a Pub or Restaurant

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“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 »

Pub Co’s offering 5 year Leases? Some Guidance in this questionable move.

MORGAN & CLARKE AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER NO. 54 Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU Email: info@morganandclarke.co.uk Phone: 01285 719292 and 01285 760370 www.morganandclarke.co.uk (Also at: London, Cardiff, Braunton, Lewes) Pub Co’s offering 5 year Leases? Some Guidance in this questionable move. It has certainly been a hectic couple of weeks since… Read More »

M&C June Newsletter, MRO, Caveat Emptor and Latest on Leases.

M&C June Newsletter, MRO, Caveat Emptor and Latest on Leases. We are still all waiting with baited breath on the final pronouncement of the Statutory Pubs Code that is now well past the specific date set by Parliament for publication, namely 26th May 2016. Whilst it is appreciated that Government have every desire to ensure… Read More »

Poll reveals rise in freehold purchases and ‘a good time to buy’

Poll reveals rise in freehold purchases and ‘a good time to buy’ A poll of Association of Valuers of Licensed Property (AVLP) members has revealed more people are seeking to buy freeholds than three years ago. A minority of respondents to the poll, in its fourth year, also thought freehold and leasehold prices would rise,… Read More »

HMRC and the shortfall on Cask Ale. (Barrel-Dregs)

HMRC and the shortfall on Cask Ale. (Barrel-Dregs) This does not just apply to Lessees and Tenants, Managers may well find they face the same problem. To advise the HMRC Excise Team. Who are looking into the failure of the cask ale supply chain to notify publicans as to the correct amount of duty that… Read More »

Check List, Takeover Day and Before you buy a Business, (Barrel-Dregs 275)

Check List, Takeover Day and Before you buy a Business, (Barrel-Dregs 275) Now you would think buying a business would have every bit of essential information available to all from the most gullible to the most knowledgeable, either on line or in a hand out from every step in the chain, not on your life. It… Read More »

Pub Co takes back your Lease for it’s own use, what happens? Barrel-Dregs

Pub Co takes back your Lease for it’s own use, what happens? Supposing your faithful Pub Co BDM comes waltzing in grinning from ear to ear, saying that your lease renewal will only be for five years, because the Pub Co want the property for their own use, to turn it into a Managed House.… Read More »

USE, Selling or Disposing of a Lease or Tenancy (Checklist)

Selling a Pub, Restaurant or Licensed Property lease or tenancy, Check List an Essential Guide before you leave a Business, This Check List is to provide information for anyone that is looking to assign a lease, tenancy or not renew a lease, we have tried to include most eventualities for normal leases etc., it is… Read More »

Check Lists for people buying Businesses, especially Licensed Property (Free to All)

Check Lists for people buying Businesses, especially Licensed Property, Pubs, Restaurants, Bistros, Bars, small Hotels, (Free to All). One of our team wrote the first Check List for the BII, many years ago  because so many businesses struggled through lack of good all round general business tips that we all need when buying any business,… Read More »

There is a serious gap in the information market given to newcomers buying a business.

 Takeover Day Checklist, what you need to be aware of and put in place when buying a business There is a serious gap in the information market given to newcomers buying a business, especially in the Pub, Restaurant, Bistro, Small Hotel Industry. Having looked after membership for many years in various parts of the country… Read More »