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Morgan & Clarke Newsletter

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. 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 »

For all Golfers another bit of humour.

Subject:Fellow golfers Apologies for the word lay out, it would appear that the President is a golfer.     March Madness is cancelled, the NBA is shut down, the Masters is postponed, and my Aunt Marge’s senior bowling has even thrown in the towel. Now restaurants and bars are closed, and our 40-handicap governor is… Read More »


We have decided that with all this terrible News and Businesses are struggling, to bring a little humour to this web site Important notice in light of current challenging times: You can now get sex insurance in the UK so make sure you get the correct insurance for the sex you are having. Please find… Read More »

JG&Partners, Special Covid 19 Update – The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020

On Saturday we reported the introduction of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020  (‘Business Closure Regulations’). This afternoon, following the introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020 yesterday, new regulations were introduced this afternoon the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 and can be found here (‘Restriction Regulations’). The former  Business Closure… Read More »