Category Archives: Sharp practice

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 »

The Reason why we set up “Barrel-Dregs”

The Reason why we set up “Barrel-Dregs” I originally set up www.buyingapub.com, when I was working for the BII as Consultant looking after Membership in various Regions in the Southern half of the UK. At the time the BII was a respected body in the industry. I was horrified and totally fed up with meeting… Read More »

Always have everything in writing (Barrel Dregs)

Always have everything in writing (Barrel Dregs) Please note, access to this site is totally free if you would like to subscribe (No Charge) on www.buyingapub.com, they are free to be read for your guidance and aimed to help you get through a time of considerable pressure and demand. Barrel-Dregs has been run for many… 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 »

False Pub Accounts (Barrel Dregs), a tale for the unwary business buyer

False Pub Accounts (Barrel Dregs), a tale for the unwary business buyer Please note, access to this site is totally free if you would like to subscribe (No Charge) on www.buyingapub.com, they are free to be read for your guidance and aimed to help you get through a time of considerable pressure and demand. Barrel-Dregs has… Read More »

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories 4 (Barrel Dregs)

  Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories 4 (Barrel Dregs) Please note, access to this site is totally free if you would like to subscribe (No Charge) on www.buyingapub.com, they are free to be read for your guidance and aimed to help you get through a time of considerable pressure and demand. Barrel-Dregs has been run… Read More »

Pub Co’s, “Have they hit the Wall of Reality”, Barrel-Dregs.

Pub Co’s, “Have they hit the Wall of Reality”, Barrel-Dregs. My sources in the Pub Co world tell me that certain Pub Co’s may well have “Hit the Wall of Reality” and things are not happy in the individual Camps, are well it had to happen at some stage, you can’t keep milking a cow… Read More »

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories, 3 (Barrel Dregs)

Pub Co, Licensees Horror Stories, 3 (Barrel Dregs) Please note, access to this site is totally free if you would like to subscribe (No Charge) on www.buyingapub.com, they are free to be read for your guidance and aimed to help you get through a time of considerable pressure and demand. Barrel-Dregs has been run for… Read More »

Is this a Pub Co mistake or how many genuinely know? (Barrel-Dregs)

Is this a Pub Co mistake or how many genuinely know? (Barrel-Dregs) Leave a reply The Old Chestnut, how much Real Ale can you sell in a barrel? In pre history, before the advent of the Pub Co’s. the old Family Brewers were in business to sell beer. They were considered to be honest pillars… Read More »