All Frederic Robinson articles – Page 2

  • Interviews

    Interview with William Robinson, Frederic Robinsons


    M&C Report talks to William Robinson, joint managing director of Frederic Robinsons, the Cheshire-based brewer and pub operator…

  • News

    Robinsons launches pub training scheme with CPL


    Robinsons, the Cheshire brewer and pub operator, has launched an on-line training system with CPL Training across its 360-strong pub estate. The online e-learning system using interactive features including frequent tests and quizzes to remind users of the key points before they take the final exam. There is also a ...

  • News

    Robinson's pre-tax profits fall in 2010


    North west-based brewer and pub operator Frederic Robinson says expenditure on its new brew house and a sharp rise in “rehabilitation expenditure” for its tenants explains a 23.7% decline in pre-tax profit in 2010. The company also revealed that it has doubled the sum it lends to incoming tenants to ...

  • News

    Pre-tax profits plunge at Robinson’s


    Pre-tax profits at Frederic Robinson, the Stockport-based brewery and tenanted pub company, have dropped by more than 60% from £5.5m in 2007 to £2.1m in 2008. Trading conditions were described as the perfect storm by Peter Robinson, chairman at the 171-year-old company, and were impacted by the smoking ban, an ...

  • News

    Robinson’s buys eight pubs from Punch


    Frederic Robinson, the North West England-based brewer, is to acquire eight pubs from Punch Taverns for an undisclosed sum. The brewer has agreed to buy eight freeholds from Punch, including seven leased sites and one managed premises, with the deal set to complete on 28 May. The acquisition follows Robinson’s ...

  • News

    Robinson's exits managed pub model


    Frederic Robinson, the Stockport-based brewer and pub operator, is to exit the managed house model because of rising costs and a lack of scale. The business, which has around 400 pubs, will transfer its remaining eight managed pubs into its tenanted arm. William Robinson, tied-trade director, said: “You really need ...

  • News

    Frederic Robinson lifts Jennings stake


    Frederic Robinson, the Stockport-based family brewer, has increased its stake in the Cumbrian brewer Jennings Brothers by just under 2%, giving it a total share in its smaller rival of 13.05%, worth £2.1m.