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Five Guys kitchen

Five Guys further strengthens pipeline

19 Jul 2017

Five Guys, the US better burger brand, has further strengthened its openings pipeline for this year, by securing a handful of further sites, including a former Ed’s Easy Diner site in London.

Handmade Burger Co

Bids due for Handmade Burger Co sites

19 Jul 2017

Bids are due in later today for the former Handmade Burger Coompany business, which went into administration earlier this month, MCA understands.

Ei Group appoints new commercial property director

24 Jul 2017

Ei Group has appointed Greg Parkes, formerly of Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), as its new commercial property director

Everyman in line with expectations

24 Jul 2017

Everyman Media Group has this morning said that it had performed in line with expectations in the first six months of 2017

Adjudicator raised £1.5m from pubcos

21 Jul 2017

The Pubs Code Adjudicator’s office raised a total levy of £1.5m in 2016/17 from the six pubcos covered by the legislation.

Analysts corner: Jack on M&B

21 Jul 2017

Leading analyst Douglas Jack, at Peel Hunt, has predicted a “muted” update from Mitchells & Butlers when it reports Q3 trading figures next week.

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