Category Archives: Buying a Pub or Restaurant

Raising finance from the Vendor

RICS and the definition of Competent Operator

The rental levels set by the RICS are for a Competent Operator (CO) or Reasonably Efficient Operator (REO). The RICS do not, nor ever have run pubs and very few Chartered Surveyors have ever dirtied their hands with such hard work. The Valuation Committee consisted of members whose main income is derived from perpetuating these… Read More »

Energy Performance Certificates and M.E.E.S.

If you would like to Advertise with us, please click on the following:- Link   Energy Performance Certificates and  M.E.E.S. This is important reading for any existing lessee/tenant or may be considering assigning their lease and anyone thinking about taking a lease or tenancy. This is a hot topic, broadly based around energy efficiency and… Read More »

Assigning a Pub/Commercial Lease and the Pitfalls, Part 3,

Assigning a Pub/Commercial Lease and the Pitfalls, Part 3, other issues. The Pub Co’s created another problem, if there were cash flow problems and the rent was not paid, the whole family would be evicted in a very short space of time because it’s a commercial property, whereas domestic accommodation is totally different, it can… Read More »

Assigning a Pub/Commercial Lease and the Pitfalls, Part 2, Dilapidations

Assigning a Pub/Commercial Lease and the Pitfalls, Part 2 Dilapidations With the advent of the Pub Co’s and tied leases, a new problem entered the industry on a large scale, previously Brewers had short term tenancies with limited responsibilities and the tenant was not responsible for repairs and structural faults, only painting and decorating, the… Read More »

Check Lists for people buying Licensed Property Businesses.

This Web Site is For Sale, if you are interested. The chief Scribe would like to retire email:- info@buyingapub.com   Check Lists for people buying Businesses, especially Licensed Property, Pubs, Restaurants, Bistros, Bars, small Hotels. This Checklist covers a large area of Taking over a Business. As no two situations are the same, only the… Read More »

Energy Performance Certificates for your business premises

Energy Performance Certificates for your business premises. The legislation has been changed click on M.E.E.S (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards) Overview How to get a certificate Exemptions Appeal a penalty charge 2. How to get a certificate, You can only get an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) from a commercial energy assessor. The type of assessor you’ll… Read More »

Would you like to advertise with us?

Would you like to advertise with us? We do not push advertising, since our readers are people looking for business information and help. This puts them in the category of looking for reliable business agents and reliable companies that have pubs/restaurants etc. to lease or tenancies. They are also looking for suppliers of all commodities… Read More »

How to:- pair cheese,  Speciality Food Magazine

If you would like to Advertise with us, please click on the following:- Link How to:- pair cheese,  Speciality Food Magazine Clare Jackson of Slate, a specialist cheese retailer and delicatessen in Aldeburgh, walks us through her ultimate cheese pairing suggestions Blue: Blue cheeses are wonderfully enhanced by a touch of sweetness to cut through… Read More »

Buying a Country Pub, Part 5

 If you would like to Advertise with us, please click on the following:- Link Buying a Country Pub, Part 5 One of my regular locals owned a Guest House a mile up the valley from the Pub. He had semi retired from Leicester, moving down to Exmoor with a fairly recent Wife. She seemed determined… Read More »

Buying a Country Pub, Part 4

Buying a Country Pub, Part 4 The alterations were duly completed, with nicotine stained beams being erected everywhere and plaster work painted nicotine white to give that aged look. I actually found a beam with an old date carved into it which I put in a secondary position to make it look genuine rather than… Read More »