Category Archives: bad habits

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 »

Stocktakers are they an Asset or Liability? Barrel-Dregs (347)

STOCKTAKERS-  When they can be an Asset or sometimes, through their errors, a Liability? Stocktakers are they of  value? I have detected a serious issue relating to the use of professional stocktakers that needs to be aired. While many publicans may baulk at the cost of a regular stocktaking exercise, its value could be to:… Read More »

Rent Appeals Question Marks on the 50/50 split of profits? (Barrel Dregs)

Rent Appeals Question Marks on the 50/50 split of profits? An interesting point was bounced off me this morning on this so called 50/50 division of profits on rent assessment. For some extraordinary reason a lessee and his wife or partner are not allowed to include their basic drawings in the running costs of the business and are… Read More »

Brulines Explained or we would like to think so, (Barrel Dregs)

  Brulines Explained or we would like to think so, (Barrel Dregs) For those who do not know what Brulines are, it is a beer monitoring system installed by many Pub Co’s. Having had lunch with a Brulines Representative a few weeks ago, the company has some concerns about the interpretation of the alleged flow… Read More »

Pub Co BDM’s make it up as they go along, (Barrel Dregs)

Pub Co BDM’s make it up as they go along (Barrel Dregs) I referred a Pub Co lessee to a colleague of mine, because he was being pushed to a rent increase. Ignoring the interim discussions, except that there was justification for a rent decrease. My colleague received a phone call from the BDM saying… Read More »