Successful Pubs and Inns

2nd Edition

Authors: MICHAEL SARGENT TONY LYLE
Paperback ISBN: 9780750641135
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 8th September 1998
Page Count: 246

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Description

'Successful Pubs and Inns plots a clear course towards successful innkeeping. It is ideal for those planning a career in the licensed trade, professionals already within the business and for students.

It is of particular value to those who are considering acquiring their own pub, be it freehold, leasehold or tenancy. It gives clear direction on the vitally important process of initial selection and evaluation, highlighting the many pitfalls that will be found along the way. It details the controls required to maximise profit and reduce the risk of financial failure.

This second edition of 'Successful Pubs and Inns':

  • Down to earth, jargon-free guide to running a pub - and making a profit
  • Provides an excellent overview of the legislation affecting all innkeepers
  • Looks at the social responsibilities of licensees
  • Puts into context the dramatic growth in themed and branded pubs
  • Gives practical advice on the dangers of slack food hygiene practice

Michael Sargent after an early career in marketing, ran a successful inn before moving into managing groups of pubs, becoming a director of pub operating companies. He now concentrates on writing.

Tony Lyle has had considerable experience in senior roles in the licensed trade with responsibilities for large groups of pubs throughout the south of England. He now runs his own licensed trade consultancy specialising in leasing, appraisals, acquisitions and rent reviews.

Key Features

Provides an excellent overview of the legislation affecting innkeepers Puts into context the dramatic growth in themed and branded pubs and clarifies the confusion of multiple pub ownerships Gives practical advice on the dangers of slack food hygiene practices

Readership

Publicans (tenants, managers, owners), readership of the Caterer and Hotelkeeper, The Publican, and the Morning Advertiser, entrepreneurs entering the industry. Undergraduate students studying Licensed Retailing and related courses.

Table of Contents

Preface; So you want to run a pub?; What pub do you want?; The choice is yours; Setting out your stall; Running the business; Staff and customers; Profit control; The perfect pint; Profit from food; The downside; Keeping the law; A way of life.

Details

No. of pages:
246
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750641135

About the Author

MICHAEL SARGENT

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Licensee and Brewery Company Director

TONY LYLE

Affiliations and Expertise

Licensed Trade Consultant

Reviews

'Successful Pubs and Inns plots a clear course towards successful innkeeping. It is ideal for those planning a career in the licensed trade, professionals already within the business and for students. It is of particular value to those who are considering acquiring their own pub, be it freehold, leasehold or tenancy. It gives clear direction on the vitally important process of initial selection and evaluation, highlighting the many pitfalls that will be found along the way. It details the controls required to maximise profit and reduce the risk of financial failure. This second edition of 'Successful Pubs and Inns': * Down to earth, jargon-free guide to running a pub - and making a profit * Provides an excellent overview of the legislation affecting all innkeepers * Looks at the social responsibilities of licensees * Puts into context the dramatic growth in themed and branded pubs * Gives practical advice on the dangers of slack food hygiene practice Michael Sargent after an early career in marketing, ran a successful inn before moving into managing groups of pubs, becoming a director of pub operating companies. He now concentrates on writing. Tony Lyle has had considerable experience in senior roles in the licensed trade with responsibilities for large groups of pubs throughout the south of England. He now runs his own licensed trade consultancy specialising in leasing, appraisals, acquisitions and rent reviews.