Category Archives: bad habits

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

  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 Governments, without considering the hardship created to small businesses. Inland Revenue Valuation Department are the people responsible for dictating… Read More »

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

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 and all their supportive companies and so called specialists, the other faction are the lessees, who have very few… Read More »

Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector, (Barrel-dregs)

Report from the Morning Advertiser Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector Well, well, well! The major Pub Co’s would appear to have lost the plot, this report confirms what the majority of the thinking members of the industry have realised for many years. Free of Tie and Managed Houses are the only pubs… 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 »

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 »

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 »