Monthly Archives: November 2011

ALMR, Fairpint and Mulholland ‘baffled’ by Government response to BIS Select Committee Report

Mulholland ‘baffled’ by Government response to BIS Select Committee Report November 24, 2011 2:24 PM Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Save the Pub Group, Greg Mulholland, has today labelled the Governments response to the Business Innovation and Skills Select Committee, baffling and illegitimate. The Government committed to stick to the plans put in place… Read More »

Where have all the Pub Revolutionaries gone? Barrel-Dregs (210)

Where have all the Pub Revolutionaries gone? Cast your mind back a while. You remember the ‘revolution’, don’t you? Rent strikes, buying outside the tie, marches and placards; we were going to bring the pubcos to their knees, weren’t we? So what happened? Did the insurrection merely fizzle out or is all still alive and well?… Read More »

JG & Partners, Regulated Entertainment-“A Call to Arms?”

Regulated Entertainment – “A Call to Arms?”We have previously reported on the DCMS consultation to de-regulate “regulated entertainment”. See link. This consultation expires 3rd December 2011. We have previously said (and we believe it fundamentally important) that operators should respond to this consultation before its expiry, in an attempt to counter what we believe will… Read More »

O’h dear a spat between Tennent’s and Punch, Barrel-Dregs (211)

Tennent’s hits back at Punch Taverns 7th November, 2011 by Rupert Millar Scottish brewer Tennent’s has struck back at suggestions by Punch Taverns that publicans replace the lager with alternative brands in the face of price increases. Punch Taverns has encouraged landlords to seek alternative lagers rather than accept the 30 to 40 pence increase… Read More »