Category Archives: Business Specialists

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Government Business Rates Enquiry

  Government Business Rates Enquiry The Government would appear to be making some sort of enquiry into Small Business Rates. It has always been an issue that has been used as a cash cow by successive Governments, without considering the hardship created to small businesses. Inland Revenue Valuation Department are the people responsible for dictating… Read More »

JG&P, Latest Licensing News, Home Secretary Announces new Skills-based immigration system, National Minimum Wage, strategy to reduce Gambling Harms, New licensing application forms – Licensing Act 2003

Home Secretary Announces new Skills-based immigration system Posted: 21 Dec 2018 08:00 AM PST The long awaited publication of the Governments future (post Brexit) immigration plan has now been announced after several delays. The White Paper proposals will, in line with the recommendations made by the Migration Advisory Committee; remove the annual cap on the… Read More »

Interesting Cheeses, Speciality Food Magazine

  Interesting Cheeses Cheddar 2kg Vintage Organic Cheddar in Gift Box Find Out More Soft & Semi Soft Cheese Martins&Rebello Premium Edition (Goat | Sheep | Blend of Cow and Sheep) Find Out More British Territorials Joseph Heler Gloucester cheese Find Out More Godminster Celebration Cake Find Out More Seven Sisters  Soft & Semi Soft… Read More »

JG&P, December Licensing Update and News

Welcome to our December Licensing Update   Battling Illegal Gaming on Premises – review your policies now  This article gives a summary of a recent disappointing operation carried out by the Gambling Commission at pubs and bars with gaming machines. Read more here Premises Licence Holders! Checking your Annual Fee Invoice could save you Money! … Read More »

JG&P, November licensing update

  Welcome to our November licensing update Christmas will soon be on us; time to remember any possible requirement for festive Temporary Event Notices as mentioned below. This week has seen the release of both the latest Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners directories. For us lawyers these are like appearing in a list of… Read More »

The Rent and Rates screw up and the people who achieved this for all small businesses. Worth Reading, Barrel-Dregs

  The Rent and Rates screw up and the people who achieved this for all small businesses. Worth Reading and understanding. Another from the Archives, updated. This article was written many years ago and sadly is still relevant. The problems of vacant over rented and over rated shops in town centres, whilst big Supermarkets dominate… Read More »

Greene King drops PCA judicial review proceedings, Barrel-Dregs

Please click on the Link in Blue below for the MA’s view. Greene King drops PCA judicial review proceedings 15-Oct-2018 By Nicholas Robinson   Apologies for not being able to print the whole story, the MA don’t like other people printing them, but it is worth a read. Until the Pub Co’s start working and… Read More »

JG&P, October Licensing Update

Welcome to our October Licensing Update As usual this contains items posted to our website over the past month. In a rather unusual instruction for us we have been consulted by a television company to provide licensing advice on a long running soap opera to ensure that their upcoming story lines are accurate. We can’t… Read More »

Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Barrel Dregs)

  Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Updated) One of the biggest problems in the Pub Co Tied Lease Sector is that you have two factions in the Industry, you have Pub Co’s and all their supportive companies and so called specialists, the other faction are the lessees, who… Read More »

Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector, (Barrel-dregs)

Report from the Morning Advertiser Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector Well, well, well! The major Pub Co’s would appear to have lost the plot, this report confirms what the majority of the thinking members of the industry have realised for many years. Free of Tie and Managed Houses are the only pubs… Read More »