“Barrel Dregs”, now that we have the Virus.

It’s a funny old world, everyone is trying to avoid the virus, many young people have no idea they have it, until they get tested, the older people are shaking in their boots because it hits them far harder with totally unknown consequences. We have for years tried to help people in trouble in business… Read More »

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(12/20) COVID-19 – Reality Sinks In We are indebted to one of our correspondents Damien, a careful and very thoughtful licensee, for the detail that he h… Check It Out To Record or Not To Record Modern technology being what it is the temptation sometimes cannot be resisted to record (or even film) pivotal conve…… Read More »

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ILTSA – A Guide To Reopening Our friends at the ILTSA (Institute of Licensed Trade Stock Auditors) have written the following piece on pubs reopening for trade…  As we wait for the welcome news that the Licensed Trade can reopen for business, it’s a good idea to start getting prepared. For those of you that… Read More »

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Deed of Variation – PCA Say Case By Case, We Say NO! A Deed of Variation (DOV) as the mode of delivery for MRO (Market Rent Only) in our view should be automatic. We have said this right from the very start way back in July 2016 and stand by what we say. Understandable that… Read More »

Pub Rent Reviews – Timing Is Everything (COVID-19) COVID-19 has thrown us all into unknown territory with established rules and conventions not exactly being broken but distorted.. The pandemic will have a continuing effect for many years to come. Delay Not uncommon to now find that rent reviews and lease renewals are being delayed. There… Read More »

Looking back on April 2020

Well, what a traumatic month that was! The realisation that the impact of COVID-19 is with much regret is here to stay. The attitude of the big six that are the subject of the Pubs Code has been revealing. With the partial exception of Admiral Taverns, there is a total contrast with an ever-growing list… Read More »

Pub Business Plans – Vital, but at times a joke!

Every new business start up needs detailed background research. It is essential to prove to yourself that all possible angles and options have been looked at and considered carefully before taking the plunge. Paramount are the strengths and weaknesses of the business you are taking over. Or maybe you are looking at a new venture… Read More »

When Will COVID-19 End? Data-Driven Prediction

The following link is connected to the virus graphs relating to the countries mentioned below, at the bottom of the article are the Data -Driven Prediction dates of the end of the covid-19 virus, we hope, but it makes interesting information as to how it operates to the best of the authors investigation. https://ddi.sutd.edu.sg/when-will-covid-19-end/ Jianxi… Read More »

A very Spooky Tale of two Books and a Nasty Virus?

“The Eyes of darkness” was published in 1981 and “end of Days” was published in 2008 The circled text on Page 312 isn’t from “The Eyes of Darknes as some people are leading us to beleive, but actually comes from a book called “End of Days” by self-described psychic Sylvia Browne. This doesn’t get away… Read More »

​ JG&P. Welcome to our April Licensing Newsletter

The pace of change has been very fast moving and developing and we have been trying to keep you all updated as legislation is announced and then amended and updated. See below links to our news items and we will leave you with three messages; Firstly to all our subscribers…and more generally – stay safe and… Read More »