All Yates articles – Page 4

  • Grand Union pub

    Grand Union names new FD


    Grand Union, the London bar group, has appointed John Byrne, former group finance director of Beds & Bars, as its new finance director, M&C Report has learnt

  • Analysis & Insight

    Inbound tourism up 7% for 2014


    The number of inbound tourists coming to the UK increased by 7% for the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013

  • Yates Brighton
    Analysis & Insight

    ​Brand watch: Yates


    M&C Report talks to Stonegate chief executive Toby Smith about the launch of the new generation Yates format, and the thinking behind the new design, drink and food offers, and introducing a breakfast offer

  • Toby Smith of Stonegate

    Stonegate launches next generation Yates format


    Stonegate has launched a next generation format of its Yates brand complete with new design, menu and drinks offer

  • News

    New brewery in St Helens


    A family of ex-publicans has set up Connoisseur Ales Brewery in St Helens, Lancashire, which will brew 40 – 60 casks of ale each week to sell to the on-trade

  • Slug and Lettuce

    Stonegate-operated package sold in £28m deal


    OLIM Property, the property investment company led by former Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman Matthew Oakeshott, has acquired 15 freehold pubs let to Stonegate Pub Company for £28.3m

  • Grand Union pub

    Yates swaps Grand Union for Urban Pubs & Bars


    Tim Yates has stepped down as finance director of Grand Union to return to working with his former Realpubs colleagues Nick Pring and Malcom Heap under their new fledgling vehicle Urban Pubs & Bars

  • Stonegate

    Stonegate embarks on Britain’s Biggest Pub Crawl


    Stonegate Pub Company is inviting people to take part in Britain’s biggest pub tour to raise money for children’s charity Variety taking in all 625 of Stonegate’s venues across the country

  • Joseph Evans and Peter Borg-Neal of Oakman Inns

    Master of all trades


    Mel Flaherty talks to Oakman Inns & Restaurants founder Peter Borg-Neal about the growth of the company and what the future holds for the award-winning business, while the man himself dismisses the notion that it is impossible to be master rather than just jack of all trades.

  • Wrap it Up! breakfast buritto
    Analysis & Insight

    Mexican food grows and evolves on UK menus


    Burritos and enchiladas were the fastest rising items on menus at UK restaurants and pubs in the fourth quarter of 2014, as Mexican food evolves into barbecue-inspired and other fusion formats, new research from Technomic shows

  • Toby Smith of Stonegate

    Stonegate's brave new world


    In his last interview before resigning as chief executive of Stonegate Pub Company, a spirited Toby Smith discusses Missoula, Common Room, Popworld and the firm’s approach to investments and acquisitions. He speaks about how the pub giant has integrated Living Room and the former Bramwell portfolio, and addresses rumours of an imminent IPO

  • News

    Stonegate wins HR award for technology


    Stonegate Pub Company has won the HR Distinction Award for Innovative Use of Technology

  • Fruit machine

    AWP tie ban risks creating 'Wild West free-for-all'


    Pub gaming machine suppliers have written to the Government expressing serious concerns about plans to ban the AWP tie, with one predicting a “Wild West-style free-for-all” as rogue suppliers target pubs

  • Wagamama hammersmith

    Sector brands dominate High St happiness list


    Leading eating and drinking-out sector operators have dominated the top 10 of the latest High Street Happiness Survey, which looks into the levels of customer satisfaction being provided by the UK’s top high street brands

  • Bramwell Pub Company

    Stonegate acquires Bramwell portfolio


    Stonegate Pub Company, the TDR Capital-backed group, has completed the acquisition of 78 sites from the administrators of Bramwell Pub Company, in a deal that is believed to be valued at around £35m, M&C Report understands

  • News

    Leisure investment let to Stonegate marketed


    A prime freehold leisure investment, let to Stonegate Pub Company, in the centre of High Wycombe, has been placed on the market, with offers in excess of £1.45m

  • Analysis & Insight

    UK sees record tourist visits in July


    New figures from the 2013 International Passenger Survey revealed a record-breaking 1.53 million holiday visits recorded in July, contributing to a 23% boost in tourist spending

  • News

    Ex-Tchenguiz pub sale complete


    The sale of all 106 sites has now been completed, with a total sale price believed to be comfortably in excess of £100m, M&C Report has learnt

  • News

    Stonegate spends £4m on Q2 refurbs


    Stonegate, the managed pub operator, has spent more than £4m investing in 31 sites in the second trading quarter

  • News

    Richards to step down from Novus


    Steve Richards is to step down as chief executive of Novus Leisure this summer after eight years with the premium late-night bar and restaurant operator