The global pandemic has altered the way we all interact and go about our daily lives, this includes fundamental changes to the way hospitality businesses operate. As such, all the advice given on this website must be read in conjunction with both national and local regulations and guidance in place at the time of reading.

As the government’s advice is ambiguous in many instances, the only advice I am giving is to follow their “Reopening and adapting your food business during Covid-19”

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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