Category Archives: FAQ’s

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 »

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 »

Pub Co Tied Leases, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know. (Part 1)

  Pub Co Tied Leases, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know before you start spending money. (Part 1) All these questions you need positive answers to, in writing, from your Pub Co/Landlord before  you consult a Solicitor/Commercial Lawyer or seriously consider taking a Tied Lease and start paying… Read More »

Why take a short Commercial Pub Co Lease with all the legal entailments?

Why take a short Commercial Pub Co Lease with all the legal entailments? It’s a funny old world, the major Pub Co’s are now offering five year leases as the answer to the would be lessee’s needs. It does of cause screw up any security that longer leases had within the current commercial leasing world,… Read More »

Another Reason to avoid taking a Pub Co Tied Lease. “Barrel-dregs”.

Another Reason to avoid taking a Pub Co Tied Lease. The major Pub Co’s have taken a good working system of a Tied Tenancy, that had worked for years, was user friendly and changed it for a Commercial Tied Lease. We’re not saying don’t take a Pub Co Tied Lease, just avoid it for the… Read More »

Inland Revenue and Rates, (Barrel-dregs)

  Inland Revenue and Rates, (Barrel-dregs) I have had a number of discussions with the Inland Revenue Valuation Service, most have been successful apart from one, which the Valuer that I spoke to refused to meet me and discuss the problem and said his decision was final. The other Valuers were far higher up the… Read More »

Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs”

  Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs” A note from my learned colleague Potboy (Midlands), the foxy Pub Co’s would appear to have outwitted the poor old lamb, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), on would you believe, reasonableness. I can’t even think of a time that a member of a Pub… Read More »

Tied Tenancy, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know. (Part 1)

  Tied Tenancy, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know. (Part 1) All these questions you need positive answers to in writing from your Landlord or Brewer before you take a Tied Tenancy or you consult a Solicitor/Commercial Lawyer. In our opinion these Q.A’s. should be part of a… Read More »

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan

ALMR reacts to Government employment plan  The ALMR has responded to publication of the Government’s Good Work plan and welcomed steps to address illegal use of unpaid interns but called on the Government to provide additional clarity for businesses. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “This is a welcome, proactive approach from the Government in… Read More »