Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Pubs which offer a wide variety of food and drink will be well-placed to succeed, say firms

Locals required to be versatile venues

Community bars’ offers must be broader than ever, say pub companies
Amber Taverns plans to open a raft of modern community pubs in Scotland this year

Pubco sets sights on Scotland

A pub company with a strong focus on wet-led outlets has set its sights on Scotland, with plans to open its first community pubs north of the border
Stewart Grant (second left) of Star Pubs & Bars with some of the Scots Star Award winners

Lessees’ Star turns

A raft of operators were recognised at Star Pubs & Bars’ annual Star Awards
Pulling a pint in a pub

A stepping stone into the on-trade

Pub companies argue that the leasehold model remains strong
Pubcos say they offer a range of support covering everything from marketing to finance.

Helping operators on to the ladder

Pubcos say support they offer brings raft of benefits for lessees
Pulling a pint

The right time to take on a lease?

Pub companies say the leasehold model can help support licensees THE current climate, be it commercial or political, surrounding the Scottish on-trade means those running...
Port O' Leith

New hands at the helm

Taking on the lease of an iconic local pub can be challenging. If you change too little, it can be tough to build the...
Cairngorm Brewery took on the lease of Aviemore pub The Winking Owl in 2015.

Is leasing pubs the future for craft?

Partnerships between producers and pubcos can benefit both sides, say firms SCOTLAND’S craft brewers are being encouraged to use pubs to grow their businesses –...
Hawthorn’s CEO, Gerry Carroll.

Three years of growth

HAWTHORN Leisure, the Birmingham-based pub company with 104 venues in Scotland, has claimed a third consecutive year of growth in its latest financial results. The...

Weighing up your options

Opportunities remain for prospective operators, pubcos say WITH the business rates system still in flux, uncertainty looming over Brexit, the chance of a second independence...