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Tied Lease Renewals – The Importance

Tied Lease Renewals – The Importance

Now that we are returning to a system where Pubco's are granting short 'tied' leases (3 or 5 years) - as opposed to 10 or 20 year leases - there are more lease renewals than rent reviews to be dealt with.

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19 October 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Rental

Choose the Right Agent - Not a Rogue

Choose the Right Agent - Not a Rogue

Given the reputation of Estate Agents you may not be surprised to hear that there are some Agents in the Licensed property market who don’t operate in an above board manner.

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23 June 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Hotels & Guest Houses , Leisure & Nightclubs , Pubs & Bars , Restaurants

Preparing For A Sale

Preparing For A Sale

Whether you own a village freehouse or a city centre hotel it is vital that you prepare properly for a sale.

The selling process can be a strenuous and testing period, but our 10-step guide will help you to maximise the opportunity and minimise the stress involved:

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01 May 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , For Sale , Rental , Sold , To Let

The Leasehold Pub – The route to success

The Leasehold Pub – The route to success

Whilst the tied lease model of pub ownership has its critics, there are thousands of people who have been able to enter the trade using this format and to grow hugely successful businesses, moving on to much bigger things. With very little capital needed, tied and free of tie leasehold pubs offer the opportunity for passionate people to build spectacular businesses, that would be virtually impossible to do in many other types of business.

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19 February 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , To Let

Fleurets' Graham Campbell reveals some trade tips for Burns Night

Fleurets' Graham Campbell reveals some trade tips for Burns Night

With Burns Night fast approaching (25th January), Fleurets' resident Scot and Head of Restaurants Graham Campbell reveals some of the key essentials to celebrating this most peculiarly Scottish of evenings, which commemorates the birth of this famous Scottish bard.

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22 January 2016 Advice & Guides Topics: Pubs & Bars , Restaurants

The Chartered Surveyor

The Chartered Surveyor

Ever wondered what a chartered surveyor really does? Graeme Bunn, the new Managing Director, at leisure property specialists Fleurets is here to demystify the terminology and provide some insider info on how it all works!

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11 December 2015 Advice & Guides Topics:

Simon Hall reveals his top tips for buying a leisure property

Simon Hall reveals his top tips for buying a leisure property

"There's nothing better than running a successful pub." As reported in the Publican's Morning Advertiser, Director and Head of Agency, Simon Hall reveals his top tips for buying a leisure property in 'Vital checklist for pub purchasers'.

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08 October 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: Agency , Finance

What Training Do I Need To Run A Pub?

What Training Do I Need To Run A Pub?

The pub trade remains full of superb business opportunities and represents an attractive, very individual way of life for many and it would not be difficult to think that being a publican is easy. There are however, a number of key building blocks you must have in place to ensure you have the skills and understanding to make a success of being a licensee.

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16 April 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: Pubs & Bars

Which Factors Are Affecting Restaurant Sales?

Which Factors Are Affecting Restaurant Sales?

Selling a restaurant is unlike most other property transactions as the value to the buyer is invariably in the profit potential rather than in the bricks and mortar. This is because it is a sector dominated by leasehold properties, where demand comes from operators keen to service the strong eating-out market.

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13 March 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: For Sale , Restaurants

How Do I Go About Getting Into The Pub Trade?

How Do I Go About Getting Into The Pub Trade?

Running a pub is both a lifestyle and a business decision. As such you should expect to work long hours, be able to multi-task and find the energy to be sociable and welcoming even at the end of a long day, but as many in the industry can testify the rewards, both financially and personally, can be significant.

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09 February 2015 Advice & Guides Topics: Pubs & Bars