Tag: pubs

Heineken announces £50m investment in Manchester Brewery

Posted on 13 June, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Business News

Heineken, the international brewing group, has announced that it plans to spend £50m in upgrading and expanding the capacity at its Manchester brewery facility. The increased capacity at the site, located on Princess Parkway in Hulme, will mean job security... Read More

Pubs hope for Brazil Bonanza as World Cup Fever mounts

Posted on 9 June, 2014 by Neil Bird under Business News

Pubs throughout the country will be hoping to cash in this week as the Football World Cup kicks off in Brazil. The potential revenue the tournament offers is clear when it is taken into account that 300,000 supporters are expected to watch England’s opening... Read More

Four landmark Dublin Pubs hit the Market

Posted on 5 June, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Sales and Lets

Four landmark Dublin pubs are being put up for sale in what is being described as "the most significant city centre sale of licensed premises for years." The portfolio includes Howl at the Moon on Lower Mount Street, The George and The Dragon on South Great... Read More

New Code of Practice Promises Fairer Treatment for Tied Pub Tenants

Posted on 3 June, 2014 by Neil Bird under Business News

Thousands of  tied pub tenants will be protected from unfair rents under a statutory code of practice announced by the government today. The new rules, which include the right to request a rent review after five years, will be enforced by an... Read More

Recession still ‘Blowing a Gale’ for Blackpool Businesses

Posted on 2 June, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Economy

As the recession blows itself out across most of the country one of Britain’s traditional holiday resorts has yet to recover from the financial storm with more than 100 of its leisure properties up for sale — at a collective price tag of... Read More

Mitchells & Butler expected to Acquire Orchid Pub Company

Posted on 30 May, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Harvester owner Mitchells & Butlers has expressed an interest in purchasing a large percentage of ailing pub company Orchid’s outlets.  The cost rumoured is to be around £266 million. Should Orchid agree to the deal, Mitchells & Butlers will take... Read More

JD Wetherspoon targets Further Outlets as Sales Rise

Posted on 9 May, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Although the recession is over and consumers are able to spend more freely as a result of improvements in wage growth, the pub industry continues to struggle with closures reported every week. This has meant that vigilance is required regarding new openings... Read More

Co-operative Group to lease 54 Pubs to expand Convenience Store Network

Posted on 8 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

 But deal is likely to lead to further pub closures  While the financial crisis may be over and Britain is now officially in recovery, certain sectors within British industry continue to struggle to lift profits due to consumers remaining wary of spending... Read More

Tiger Tiger hopes Property Refurbs will see it Burning Bright Again

Posted on 2 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The leisure industry may have rebounded in impressive form since the end of the recession, but certain sectors within it continue to struggle. This primarily concerns pubs and nightclubs, as the price of alcohol remains a deterrent for consumers with low... Read More

Pub is the Hub wins Big Society Award

Posted on 28 March, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Pubs once played a central role in the community, but a combination of factors have left many struggling to attract custom in recent years. This has led to widespread closures across the country, with the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) frequently expressing... Read More