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The New Year is notorious, within the pub trade, for being the doldrums as customers begin to rein in their spending to pay for the excesses of December.

The trick to surviving this trading downturn is to have as full a diary of events etc. to attract customers in to your pub. Some of this month’s articles are all about entertainments, trade building and customer retention.

This time of year is also when many publicans think about moving on (or out of the industry, with many pubs changing hands. Other articles of interest are to do with acquiring and changing management of pubs…

How To Run A Pub
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So you want to run your own pub or micropub? Then read on…

With over 400 pages of specialist information, How To Run A Pub is the essential and definitive online guide to running a pub in the UK.

The consultancy service I provide benefits from my 35+ years experience in running pubs (managed, tenanted, leasehold and free-houses). I provide an objective view of pub businesses, be they proposals or established ventures.

Whilst I’m happy to praise a sustainable business plan, I’m equally unafraid to tell clients their proposal (or existing business) is a no-goer.

If you need to contact me, go to the contact page and I’ll get back to you as soon as is practicable.


Publican Sam

As with any significant undertaking that will potentially change your life (such as taking on a pub) you should seek independent professional advice.

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