Monthly Archives: January 2012

Government faces new Pub Co, Tenant showdown

Government faces new pubco-tenant showdown Taken from the Morning Advertiser, for those that don’t have access to the PMA The Government could be set for yet another showdown over the pubco-tenant relationship if it fails to implement an independent panel to monitor the self-regulation deal with the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA). Bailey wins… Read More »

Another decent couple bite the Enterprise dust. Barrel-dregs (224)

Pub’s future uncertain, to hell with the Pub what about the people that leased it? Wednesday, January 18, 2012 11:13 AM The landlords of the Dog and Donkey in Knowle and their three young children have been left ‘penniless and homeless’ after becoming the latest victims of the economic downturn. Martin and Cate Allway locked… Read More »

Interesting Drinks Industry Stories from Chin Chin

Interesting Facts from Chin Chin Red Wine Heart Research Shown To Be Fraudulent January 13, 2012, 10:19 am Picture Credit:”” A US researcher has been caught trying to fake evidence to support the link between red wine and aging. A recent 60,000 page report and three year investigation into his findings, adds more global… Read More »

IPC press statement 17.01.12

IPC press statement 17.01.12 INDEPENDENT PUB CONFEDERATION IPC PRESS STATEMENT – 17TH JANUARY 2012   The Independent Pub Confederation (IPC) – an important umbrella organisation for publicans, consumers and small brewers – today warned Ministers not to deviate from the action plan laid out by MPs in a debate on pub companies in the House… Read More »

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BBPA or the three Witches from Macbeth, Barrel-Dregs (223)

The BBPA, the tool of Pub Co publicity, misleading or factual depending on your opinion. I find it totally incomprehensible that Brigid Simmonds continues to spout this continual stream of nonsense, did they consult with their tenants in depth on their issues or problems before talking to these gullible Government Ministers etc, no chance. What do… Read More »

How to stitch Pub Tenants up

How to stitch Pub Tenants up This is an extract from the Independent and other sources. A Coalition report rejecting tougher controls on pub companies was partly written by a powerful industry group, it has emerged. Civil servants preparing the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’s (BIS) response to a critical Commons investigation into “pubcos” copied… Read More »