Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Barrel Dregs)

  Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Barrel Dregs) One of the biggest problems in the Pub Co Tied Lease Sector is that you have two factions in the Industry, you have Pub Co’s and all their supportive companies and so called specialists, the other faction are the lessees,… Read More »

Inland Revenue and Rates, (Barrel-dregs)

  Inland Revenue and Rates, (Barrel-dregs) I have had a number of discussions with the Inland Revenue Valuation Service, most have been successful apart from one, which the Valuer that I spoke to refused to meet me and discuss the problem and said his decision was final. The other Valuers were far higher up the… Read More »

JG&P, Welcome to our July Licensing Update

  Welcome to our July Licensing Update What a start to July, hopefully sales have been soaring as high as the temperatures. Fingers crossed for Wednesday evening. #isitcominghome On to the news, as posted to our website in the past month or so…   PPL consultation on Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff The music licensing… Read More »

UKHospitality respond to PCA anonymity waiver

   BII & UKHospitality respond to PCA anonymity waiver The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) and UKHospitality have responded to the announcement that pub companies subject to the Pubs Code have offered to waive anonymity in arbitration decisions. Mike Clist, BII Chief Executive said: “We welcome the decision of the six pub companies that have… Read More »

UKHospitality wary of menu calorie labelling impacts on under pressure sector

  UKHospitality wary of menu calorie labelling impacts on under pressure sector Responding to the launch of Chapter Two of Government’s childhood obesity plan, UKHospitality’s CEO, Kate Nichols, said: “The out-of-home sector supports workable efforts to promote healthier eating habits, as demonstrated by the proactive actions already in reformulating menus to reduce calories and increase… Read More »

Why you should not take a Pub Co Tied Lease, at this moment of time? Barrel-Dregs.

Barrel Dregs Why you should not take a major Pub Co Tied Lease, at this moment of time? The Pub Co’s  would appear to be objecting to various issues within the New Legislation, the situation has in many peoples eyes become unworkable, especially for the Lessees, existing and future in respect of the Market Rent… Read More »

JG & Partners, Latest Licensing News

  “Entitled to Work?” – Premises Licence revoked following immigration visits A Premises Licence for a restaurant in Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex was revoked following a Review hearing by Rother District Council. This is a timely reminder for operators to make sure their own internal procedures, regarding their employees, are up to date and… Read More »

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

  Pub Co Tied Leases, Questions that you need to Ask and Answers that you need to know before you start spending money. (Part 1) All these questions you need positive answers to, in writing, from your Pub Co/Landlord before  you consult a Solicitor/Commercial Lawyer or seriously consider taking a Tied Lease and start paying… Read More »

Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs”

  Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs” A note from my learned colleague Potboy (Midlands), the foxy Pub Co’s would appear to have outwitted the poor old lamb, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), on would you believe, reasonableness. I can’t even think of a time that a member of a Pub… Read More »