Category Archives: Latest News

Shares at Punch climb almost 40% following takeover bids

Shares at Punch climb almost 40% following takeover bids: Shares at Punch have climbed almost 40% after it confirmed it had received two takeover bids. The company’s share price increased 48.5p to 177.00p on Wednesday afternoon (14 December) from the start of trading – up by 37.74%. It confirmed earlier in the day it had… 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 »

Taking a Pub Lease with clauses that can only end in Tears, (Barrel Dregs 278)

 Taking a Pub Lease with clauses that can only end in Tears, (Barrel Dregs 278) Pot Boy was chatting to his mate in his local, which is nice little local Brewers Tenancy, good beer and no hassle. The pub up the road had changed hands just over a month ago, being a Pub Co Lease it had been… 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 »

USE latest News on the Market Rent only Option (MRO) Questions and Answers

USE latest FAQ’s on the Market Rent only Option (MRO) The Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Bill has now received Royal Assent, with the Government confirming that the pubs code will come into force before the end of May 2016. There may be further Q.A’s brought in before May 2016, but these are a guide… Read More »

USE latest News on the Market Rent only Option (MRO) Questions and Answers

USE latest News  on the Market Rent only Option (MRO) Questions and Answers The Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Bill has now received Royal Assent, with the Government confirming that the pubs code will come into force before the end of May 2016.  Morgan & Clarke Director and Chartered Surveyor, Simon Clarke, provides guidance on… Read More »

Another Pub Co Rip Off for departing Tenants/Lessees (Barrel-Dregs 277)

      Another Pub Co Rip Off for departing Tenants/Lessees (Barrel-Dregs 277) A year ago we ran an article about a Pub Co tenant who had sold his lease and the Pub Co had failed to refund all his retained monies, for no good reason. Another tenant has fallen foul of the same “Rip Off” with substantially more money involved.… 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 »

Have Enterprise thrown all their Toys out of the Pram over the Market Rent Option?

Have Enterprise thrown all their Toys out of the Pram over the Market Rent Option? Rachel and Andrew Burke of the Cross Keys, Knutsford, Cheshire – that they have been dealt a severe blow in respect of the assignment of their leasehold interest.   After the rent review was settled, it was always Rachel and Andrew’s… Read More »