Ghostly sightings will not stop opening of 13th Alchemist bar
Following a £1.65m investment and "unexplained goings on" during construction of its 13th venue, the Alchemist has revealed that its new Nottingham branch will open on 10 February.
Exciting line up for MA500 Cambridge study tour
The MA500 crowd is set to hit the streets of Cambridge next month (8 February) and the exciting study tour line-up has now been announced.
MA500 Cambridge agenda unveiled
The first MA500 business club meeting of the year is set to take place in Cambridge on 8 February and The Morning Advertiser can now reveal the exciting line-up.
The Alchemist kicks-off the New Year with £16m investment from Santander
The company behind 12 UK venues employing more than 700 people has secured an additional multi-million pound finance package from existing debt funders Santander to support its growth plans.
Arc Inspirations invests £1.8m in new Manchester site
Leeds-based multiple operator Arc Inspirations has launched its New York-inspired bar brand Manahatta in Manchester, following a £1.8m investment.
Pizza, Pots & Pints pub concept launches in second Cambridge site
Pub concept Pizza, Pots & Pints is set to open another site at the Carpenter’s Arms in Cambridge later this year.
Coaching Inn Group acquires Ledbury site
The Coaching Inn Group has acquired The Feathers Hotel in Ledbury, Herefordshire, for an undisclosed sum, as part of its £50m expansion programme.
Laine Pub Co acquires Distinct Group
Regional brewer and operator Laine Pub Company has acquired the four-strong leasehold pub estate of the Distinct Group.
BrewDog and NWTC in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100
Scottish brewer and operator BrewDog and multiple-award winner the New World Trading Company (NWTC) have both featured in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 league table.
Steve Haslam on TV show to ‘change perceptions of "wealthy" people’
TLC Inns boss Steve Haslam agreed to take part in a television show in a bid to help alter opinion of the wealthy.
10 top tips from retail that pub operators need to adopt
Pubs need to take note of how the retail sector uses technology to boost footfall and sales and use the same approach, according to experts.
Ei and multi-site licensees create 'community hub' pub
Ei Publican Partnerships and "experienced local multiple operators" are jointly funding a £130,000 renovation to create a "quality, traditional pub with a little something for everyone in the local community".
MA500 Edinburgh in pictures
The last MA500 Business Club meeting of 2017 took place north of the border for the first time – in Edinburgh – earlier this month (September).
The MA500 crowd is heading north of the border for the first time and will hit the streets of Edinburgh to visit some of the city’s most exciting and vibrant venues.
Scottish brewer BrewDog has announced plans to open a new craft beer bar on the border between the US and Mexico.