Taking a Pub Lease with clauses that can only end in Tears, (Barrel Dregs)

 Taking a Pub Lease with clauses that can only end in Tears, (Barrel Dregs) Please note, access to this site is totally free if you would like to subscribe (No Charge) on www.buyingapub.com, they are free to be read for your guidance and aimed to help you get through a time of considerable pressure and… Read More »

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Barrel-Dregs

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Another from the Archives, updated. A funny Old World, you have an image of a national company as being totally honest, correct, above reproach, then something happens and you wonder what actually goes on behind the façade. I have always owned freehouses and the odd bit of commercial property,… Read More »

Speciality Food Magazine, Product Finder, London Cheese Month.

  Speciality Food Magazine Speciality Food‘s Product Finder is an online interactive catalogue which allows buyers from independent retailers to browse thousands of products for their shops, all on one convenient, easy-to-navigate platform. A one-stop shop for stocking suggestions On Product Finder, buyers can be inspired by new lines of fine food and drink and… Read More »

JC&P, Royal Wedding – Update, Portman Group – Code of Practice review.

Licensing – Royal Wedding – Update Parliament has now approved the draft Order which serves to extend licensing hours on the occasion of the forthcoming Royal  Wedding. As previously reported, the Order allows licensed premises in England and Wales to open for an extra two hours for licensable activities, as follows: Friday 18 May 2018 –… Read More »

Assigning a Pub/Commercial Lease and the Pitfalls, Authorised Guarantee Agreement (AGA)

Assigning a Pub/Commercial Lease and the Pitfalls, Part 1 Authorised Guarantee Agreement (AGA) Introduction:- Most people, when they decide to take the plunge and become Self Employed in a Retail Business, end up taking a Commercial Lease, unless they have enough money to buy a Freehold. By Retail, this includes licensed, catering, accommodation, dry goods,… Read More »

Questions and Answers before you take a Tied Tenancy (Part 1)

Questions and Answers before you take a Tied Tenancy (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. These questions are based on a standard Tied Tenancy, they do not represent or replace using a Commercial… 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 »