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Rent Valuations by Pub Co’s, BDM’s at Rent Reviews and some other questionable activities. (Barrel Dregs)

Rent Valuations by Pub Co’s, BDM’s at Rent Reviews and some other questionable activities. Having studied the so called method of rent assessment used by the Pub Co’s for Rent Reviews. Firstly all rents are supposedly worked out by Valuers and BDM’s on the future sustainable earnings potential by a competent operator/reasonably efficient operator (REO)… Read More »

TREND WATCH: Plant power from Speciality Food

 Follow us @specialityfood Plant power from Speciality Food An interesting article, it would appear that the a lot of people are moving towards being vegetarians for a number of reasons, health, slaughtering animals, fitness, the list is nearly endless. Having been taken round a large Abattoir some years ago I was appalled at the cries… Read More »

On the 6th April 2018 the new soft drinks industry levy will take effect, latest OnLine Gambling

  On the 6th April 2018 the new soft drinks industry levy will take effect. Drinks which will be effected include drinks which meet the following conditions: it has a content of 1.2% alcohol by volume or less it’s either ready to drink, or to be drunk it must be diluted with water, mixed with… Read More »

Emerging trends in Italian F&B

 Emerging trends in Italian F&B at Bellavita Expo London 2018 Bellavita Expo London is back this 17-19 June with over 1,000 innovative food & beverage products – the must-attend trade show for distributors, importers, retail and Ho.Re.Ca. buyers, restaurateurs and chefs. Bellavita Expo’s Food Academy, Wine & Beer Academy, Mixology Academy and Pizza Academy will… Read More »

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 »

Latest Licensing News around the UK, JG&P

Latest Licensing News around the UK, JG&P Minimum Unit Pricing (Wales) Posted: 15 Mar 2018 05:00 AM PDT Yesterday we provided an update on the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) in Scotland. Also this week the process of introducing MUP in Wales took another step forward. On 13th March the Welsh Assembly voted in… Read More »

March Licensing Update from JG&Partners

Welcome to our March Licensing Update The news hot off the press is that the Government has approved a licensing extension throughout England and Wales on the occasion of the Royal Wedding, although it is presently unclear whether this will serve to extend hours for already authorised regulated entertainment; if not, and entertainment is to… Read More »

Pub Advisory Service – Going Free of Tie

Pub Advisory Service  –  Going Free of Tie   PAS SUPPORT Dear Tied Tenants/Lessees The Pubs Advisory Service represents tied tenants/lessees and has been actively engaging with the Government for many years as stakeholders. The Business Energy & Industrial Strategy department, introduced in 2016 a Market Rent Only option, a Pubs Code and a low-cost… Read More »