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    Sector hits back at ventilation claims

    2021-04-16T07:32:00Z

    Pub and restaurant operators have fought back against claims from the British Medical Association (BMA) that the hospitality sector needs to do more to improve the ventilation in their venues in order to reduce the airborne risk of Covid-19 transmission.

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    ‘As good as could be expected’ - operators react to the Budget

    2021-03-04T08:52:00Z

    In what is now a well-worn routine, Boris Johnson was last week the bearer of bad news, announcing a much slower than preferred roadmap reopening, with hospitality apparently at the end of the queue.

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    McMullen sees overall growth of 7% in latest financial year

    2019-11-08T07:49:00Z

    McMullen & Sons has achieved total revenue growth of around 7.5% for the financial year ended September 2019, MCA can reveal.

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    McMullen to convert further Baroosh site

    2019-07-12T07:34:00Z

    McMullen & Sons is to convert a further of its Baroosh bar and restaurant sites, as it looks to phase out the concept.

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    McMullen to add at least four to managed estate in 2019

    2019-01-04T08:54:00Z

    McMullen is looking to grow its managed pub estate by at least four sites in 2019, MCA has learnt.

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    McMullen continues phase out of Baroosh concept

    2018-06-08T08:25:00Z

    McMullen is to continue phasing out its Baroosh cocktail bar concept, with the doors to close on its Fore Street site in Hertford next week ready for redevelopment.

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    McMullen’s re-opens first ever pub

    2017-07-07T16:33:37.747Z

    Hertfordshire family brewer and pub operator, McMullen’s, has re-opened its first ever pub – the Greyhound in Bengeo.

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    Diary: London Union; McMullen; M Restaurants and YO! Sushi

    2016-02-03T15:20:00Z

    This week’s Diary reveals the latest plans from London Union; welcomes Rod McKie to Sticks ‘n’ Sushi; finds out about a golf course in a pub and explains why M Restaurants is taking a leaf out of EasyJet’s book:

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    McMullens appoints joint MD

    2015-08-07T08:28:00Z

    McMullens, the Hertfordshire brewer and pub operator, has announced the appointment of Tom McMullen as joint managing director

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    Diary: PizzaExpress; BrewDog; Heineken and McMullen

    2015-06-19T11:20:00Z

    This week’s Diary reveals more about PizzaExpress’ fledgling delivery arm; finds out what BrewDog’s American revolution will look like and finds out who is in the frame to be the new BBPA chair

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    Upholding the McMullen values

    2015-06-18T08:13:00Z

    Venerable family brewer McMullen was ahead of much of the sector in recognising the need to diversify from a tied tenanted estate. James Wallin talks to the latest McMullen to sit on the board and current managing director Peter Furness-Smith to share two centuries of wisdom on the pub sector

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    McMullen’s acquires Whitehall freehold

    2015-02-13T16:30:00Z

    McMullen’s has acquired the freehold of the property in London’s Whitehalll that currently houses JD Wetherspoon’s the Lord Moon on the Mall

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    McMullen’s plans new build Colchester site

    2015-01-09T08:14:38.420Z

    Hertfordshire-based brewer and pub operator McMullen’s has submitted plans to build a new pub on a retail park in Colchester

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    McMullen’s announces 10th Chicken & Grill site

    2014-11-07T08:02:00Z

    Hertfordshire-based brewer and pub operator McMullen’s is to open its tenth Chicken & Grill site.

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    McMullen's launches enhanced website

    2014-10-10T15:56:00Z

    McMullen’s has launched a new website, featuring videos, online shop, enhanced social media channels and company blog

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    ​McMullen’s eyes acquisition options

    2014-06-26T08:07:00Z

    McMullen’s, the Hertfordshire-based brewer and pub operator, would look at newbuilds and unlicensed units as well as existing pubs for acquisitions, managing director Peter Furness-Smith has told M&C Report

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    McMullen's managed lfls accelerate to 6.7%

    2014-06-20T11:15:00Z

    Like-for-like managed sales growth for McMullen’s, the Hertfordshire-based brewer and pub operator, has accelerated to 6.7% in the six months to the end of March 2014 after growing by 4.2% in the year to 28 September 2013

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    McMullen’s opens first newbuild

    2014-02-25T07:39:00Z

    Hertfordshire brewer and operator McMullen’s has opened its first newbuild pub in 25 years, and has spoken of the long and difficult road to launch thanks to Government red tape

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    McMullen's enhances tenanted pubs

    2014-02-19T08:04:00Z

    Around 70% of McMullen’s tenanted pubs have been enhanced to the standard of its managed houses following a series of “rep and deck” investments, tenant operations manager Gavin Mansfield has told M&C Report

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    Furness-Smith attacks ex-minister for pubco code support

    2014-01-17T16:32:00Z

    McMullen’s managing director Peter Furness-Smith has written to former pubs minsiter Bob Neill criticising his support of the proposed statutory code for pub companies, saying: “Robert Mugabe would be proud of you.”