Category Archives: Pub/Restaurant Business Advice

More people are reading the articles about avoiding Pub Co Tied Leases. (Barrel-dregs)

This Web Site is For Sale, if you are interested. The chief Scribe would like to retire email:- info@buyingapub.com Even more people are reading the articles about avoiding Pub Co Tied Leases or TAW’s at this moment of time. (Barrel-dregs) The fault lies with the Pub Co’s, they are trying to find legal ways not… Read More »

JG & Partners. More Affordable Court Fees for Lodging Licensing Appeals

More Affordable Justice?? Court Fees for Lodging Licensing Appeals greatly reduced Posted: 31 Jul 2018 10:05 AM PDT On the 25th July 2018, The Court of Protection, Civil Proceedings and Magistrates Courts Fees ( Amendment ) Order 2018 came into force. This has now greatly reduced the fees payable to the Court for lodging a… Read More »

Inland Revenue and Rates, (Barrel-dregs)

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

Why you should not take a Pub Co Tied Lease, at this moment of time? Barrel-Dregs.

This Web Site is For Sale, if you are interested. The chief Scribe would like to retire email:- info@buyingapub.com Why you should not take a major Pub Co Tied Lease or a TAW, at this moment of time? The Pub Co’s  would appear to be objecting to various issues within the New Legislation, the situation… Read More »

JG&Partners, “Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings

“Protecting your business?” £5,000 fine for failing to display Food Hygiene Ratings A recent case at Cardiff Magistrates Court, in which a business owner was fined £5,000, highlights the obligations businesses have to display their food hygiene ratings, in Wales and Northern Ireland. The case surrounded a restaurant which had been given a Two-star rating, … Read More »

Rent Valuations by Pub Co’s, BDM’s at Rent Reviews and some other questionable activities. (Barrel Dregs)

Rent Valuations by Pub Co’s, BDM’s at Rent Reviews and some other questionable activities. Having studied the so called method of rent assessment used by the Pub Co’s for Rent Reviews. Firstly all rents are supposedly worked out by Valuers and BDM’s on the future sustainable earnings potential by a competent operator/reasonably efficient operator (REO)… 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 »

JG&Partners, The Licensing Officer Scam!

  The Licensing Officer Scam! Posted: 13 Feb 2018 09:00 AM PST Swale Council have recently written to their licensees to warn against a confidence trickster operating in their area. The scam involves a criminal attending the premises and posing as a Licensing Officer, demanding payment of the licence annual fee in cash. As with… Read More »