Monthly Archives: April 2018

Tied Tenancy, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know. (Part 1)

  Tied Tenancy, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know. (Part 1) All these questions you need positive answers to in writing from your Landlord or Brewer before you take a Tied Tenancy or you consult a Solicitor/Commercial Lawyer. In our opinion these Q.A’s. should be part of a… Read More »

Minimum unit price of alcohol is backed by Scottish Parliament.

Minimum unit price of alcohol is backed by Scottish Parliament. Author/Solicitor: Jonathan Smith “Further to our previous eNews, the Alcohol (Minimum Price per Unit) (Scotland) Order 2018 has been backed by MSPs and as such the minimum unit price for alcohol will be 50p. The Scottish Government has confirmed that there will be no ‘grace… Read More »

JG&P Latest Licensing News

  Latest Licensing News   Gambling – Gambling Commission announce new CEO The appointment of Neil McArthur as their new CEO has been announced this week by the Gambling Commission. His appointment follows the departure of Sarah Harrison MBE at the end of February  (to take up the role of Director General, Corporate Services at… Read More »

Essential Questions and Answers before you take a Commercial Lease

  Essential Questions and Answers before you take a Commercial Lease All these questions you need positive answers to, in writing, from your Landlord before  you consult a Solicitor/Commercial Lawyer or consider taking a Commercial Lease. In our opinion these Q.A’s. should be part of a Commercial Agents Property Details and would save a lot… Read More »

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland from May 1st 2018

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland from May 1st 2018 The Scottish Government has confirmed that there will be no ‘grace period’. Date: 17 April 2018 Author/Solicitor: Jonathan Smith “From 1st May 2018 there will be a minimum unit price for alcohol in Scotland which will become a mandatory condition of all premises and… 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 »