Monthly Archives: March 2016

Propel, Enterprise Managed Pubs, Cameron EU scare, BBPA stay neutral.

Propel, Enterprise Managed Pubs, Cameron EU scare, BBPA stay neutral. Enterprise Inns plans 100 ‘managed expert’ pubs by 2020 with ten partners, eyes sale or listing of commercial property subsidiary: Enterprise Inns has told analysts it hopes to have 100 pubs run in partnership with “managed expert” multi-site operators. By September this year, it plans… Read More »

How many Senior Pub Co Management are Fit for Purpose? (Barrel-Dregs)

How many Senior Pub Co Management are Fit for Purpose? (Barrel-Dregs) I have over many years in the Industry met many senior management from Pub Co’s, on a variety of subjects and issues. The one thing that always comes home to me is their total lack of understanding of pubs and licensees, they are in… Read More »

This months Scams, Energy, Broadband and Phones, (Barrel-dregs)

This months Scams, Energy, Broadband and Phones, (Barrel-dregs) Energy Scams Commercial energy The unscrupulous Energy Companies are desperate to tie any business or individual to a long term contract at a higher rate. Energy prices are falling with the recession and countries like Iran are back selling oil, they are all fighting to retain their… Read More »

Pub Code Adjudicator appointed (at last!). Is he fit for Purpose?

Pub Code Adjudicator appointed (at last!). Is he fit for Purpose? Clearly it is with some surprise that our members get to know the appointment is a Fleurets surveyor (Mr Paul Newby – Director of Fleurets too) who has over a number of years acted predominately for one side of the argument, tenant groups such… Read More »

Poll reveals rise in freehold purchases and ‘a good time to buy’

Poll reveals rise in freehold purchases and ‘a good time to buy’ A poll of Association of Valuers of Licensed Property (AVLP) members has revealed more people are seeking to buy freeholds than three years ago. A minority of respondents to the poll, in its fourth year, also thought freehold and leasehold prices would rise,… Read More »

MORGAN & CLARKE FEBRUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER NO. 51, (THE STATS AND PREDICTIONS ISSUE)

MORGAN & CLARKE FEBRUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER NO. 51 (THE STATS AND PREDICTIONS ISSUE) Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU Email: info@morganandclarke.co.uk Phone: 01285 719292 www.morganandclarke.co.uk (Also at: London, Cardiff, Braunton, Lewes) We are all being told that the provision and expansion of hot plated food is the saviour of the pub… Read More »

You don’t need Property as Security – Business Finance up to £250,000

You don’t need Property as Security – Business Finance up to £250,000 No, you haven’t misread that. We have well established lines with reputable banks and lenders, who are able to provide finance for some businesses, up to as much as £250,000, without asking for a property as security. This can clearly result in further… Read More »