Monthly Archives: March 2012

JG & Partners, March licensing update, always an interesting read.

Welcome to our March licensing update  Please find below our March 2012 update in which we hope that you will find some matters of topical interest. Many of you may have received our bulletins last week on the (rather rushed) announcement of the Government’s Alcohol Strategy (Link) and the slight postponement of the introduction of… Read More »

A letter to The Guardian on Punch Taverns and the Industry. Barrel-dregs (241)

PUNCH ACCOUNTS YEAR 2011.   Now that the accounts have been published there is the opportunity to examine the detail more closely. The first important note is that in some cases the comparative of the previous year has been adjusted.   1.       There are 5,004 pubs worth £2,782 million with borrowings of £2,781 million and… Read More »

Endsleigh Business Insurance

Endsleigh Business Insurance Whilst Endsleigh is known for providing insurance for students, they also have a successful business insurance arm; offering everything from Public Liability Insurance through to cover for Leisure Trusts and Charities. Within this, they have a dedicated team providing retail insurance for small businesses such as shops, restaurants and pubs. As standard,… Read More »

Mountford rejected as PICAS vice-chair. Barrel-Dregs (240)

Mountford rejected as PICAS vice-chairman   David Mountford, who like most of us, have been battling for a fair unbiased body to regulate the Industry, has been rejected as vice-chairman of the panel at the Pubs Independent Conciliation and Arbitration Service, known as PICA-Service. Dave has been in dispute with Punch over his rent review, has been told… Read More »

MORGAN & CLARKE MARCH 2012 NEWSLETTER NO. 4 (Well worth reading)

MORGAN & CLARKE  MARCH 2012 NEWSLETTER NO. 4 Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU Email:   Phone:  01285 719292 (Also at:  London, Cardiff, Matlock, Braunton, Lewes)     At the risk of being deeply cynical, the Team at M&C Chartered Surveyors have viewed with incredulity the recent actions of the… Read More »