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What To Do Once You’ve Chosen Your Pub/Bar?

What To Do Once You’ve Chosen Your Pub/Bar?

Today I want to talk about what you need to do when you’ve found your ideal pub or bar. At this point you’ve viewed the property decided you like it and you think you can afford it. The next stage that you’re probably going to have to take is proving your idea. First thing is […]

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Different Pub Models

Different Pub Models

Today I’m going to talk about a different types of pub model. You might be looking at taking your first pub on, maybe you’re unsure of all the different types of pub if you’ve looked in an agents brochure or on an agent’s website. You’ve got three types;   You’ve got free hold Free hold […]

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Get an Independent Stock Valuation When Buying A Pub

If you are considering buying a bar, restaurant, cafe, pub or other catering business then we would highly recommend that you get an independent stock valuation on the day of completion. This is one of the biggest assets of the business so you need to know what it is you are buying.

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How to make the most of your menu

How to make the most of your menu

Today I want to talk about how to make your menu your friend in your marketing. I’ve talked before about sustainability and one of those items was the amount that goes into landfill. Why is that important? Because not only are we filling it up as a planet, but it is also a cost to […]

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What is the difference between wet and dry stocktaking?

Today I want to talk about the difference between food stocktaking, sometimes known as dry stocktaking and wet stocktaking. Let’s start with wet stocktaking. Wet stocktaking is as it suggests, it’s all your wet stock, it’s everything that comes through the bar, so that includes; Spirits Bottle beers Soft drinks Draft beers Lagers Wine But […]

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What Size Glasses Do I Have To Serve Wine In?

When I first started out in the trade wine was just served in 125ml glasses then they seemed to disappear and 175ml glasses seemed to become the “standard” and 250ml a “large” glass. The law actually states that you must offer still wines in a 125ml measure and this must be communicated to customers. The […]

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6% Drop in In Leisure Spend In September

The October Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker  Report showed that consumer confidence is stagnating. This is also bourn out by what I am seeing with my own clients.

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Double Digit Growth In Leisure Spend, How Did Your Experience Compare?

The Greene King August Leisure Spend Tracker Report showed that Drinking out in July grew by 14% to £46 due to the good weather tempting household to drink outside of the home.

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Do I Need to Display A Price List?

 The Price Marking (Food and Drink Services) Order, specifically covered price lists and their display, however this was replaced by The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. There is now a general obligation to give consumers sufficient information at the point of sale, so that they are not misled on price.

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Thinking of buying a pub?

You are thinking of buying a pub but not sure about the different types of ownership: managed, tenancy, leased and freehold?
Find out by reading this blog outlining the differences.

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