Category Archives: FAQ’s

We have a TV Company looking for people who want to make a Career change to the Leisure Industry

We have a TV Company looking for people who want to make a Career change to the Leisure Industry or small business. I have had several discussions with the TV Company and the following is an extract from their letter to me, which sounds a great opportunity to get a flying start to a Career… Read More »

Essential Reading for anyone with full or part time staff

Essential Reading for anyone with full or part time staff Key employment law changes: April 2019 Essential Reading for anyone with full or part time staff The new financial year starts on Monday and with it comes key changes in employment law such as national minimum wage, pay slip requirements and maternity allowances. We have… Read More »

Fair Maintainable Trade (FMT), Comparables, Reasonably Efficient Operator (REO), Competent Operator.

  Fair Maintainable Trade (FMT), Comparables, Reasonably Efficient Operator (REO), Competent Operator. FMT (Fair Maintainable Trade) and REO  (Reasonably Efficient Operator) as still used by some though undefined, Competent Operator. FMT that obscenely used title for making wildly speculative estimations of a businesses future business, to ensure that the rental levels confirm the freehold investment values to… Read More »

What Security do you have with a Pub Co Tied Lease with Domestic Accommodation?

What Security do you have with a Pub Co Tied Commercial Lease or a TAW with Domestic Accommodation? The answer is very little, if you breach certain terms within your Commercial Lease. The Domestic Accommodation may be rated as domestic, but in virtually all cases it falls within the clauses of a Commercial Lease. With rented… Read More »

A sorry tale about the Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA) and the New Pub Co Legislation and why we cannot recommend taking a Pub Co Tied Lease.

A sorry tale about the Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA) and the New Pub Co Legislation and why we cannot recommend taking a Pub Co Tied Lease or TAW. We have for many years run this web site to make sure that people buying pubs are fully aware of their responsibilities and access is available to… Read More »

Pub Co Tied Leases, Family Brewers Tied Tenancies, the difference.

Pub Co Tied Leases, Family Brewers Tied Tenancies, the difference.   To the Layman or the average pub goer there is no difference, sadly there is, as most people in the industry know. To the majority of drinkers the cost is often more than in a genuine freehouse, the genuine freehouse gets a very healthy… Read More »

Government Business Rates Enquiry

This Web Site is For Sale, if you are interested. The chief Scribe would like to retire email:- info@buyingapub.com   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… Read More »

The Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), Pub Co’s and would be Publicans.

This Web Site is For Sale, if you are interested. The chief Scribe would like to retire email:- info@buyingapub.com The Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), Pub Co’s and would be Publicans. One of the biggest problems in the Pub Co Tied Lease Sector is that you have two factions in todays world, you have Pub Co’s… Read More »

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

email:- info@buyingapub.com 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… Read More »

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

  Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease or a TAW? 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… Read More »