Low MRO numbers caused by 'complex and convoluted procedures'

Lots of interest: 435 enquiries have been received by a PCA enquiry line

Billed as a ‘new dawn’ for tenants last July, take-up for the market-rent-only (MRO) option has proved slow ever since. What has gone wrong with this critical tenet of the pubs code?

Fact finding: Newby's office is looking for evidence around MRO access

PCA to examine claims pubcos ‘inhibit’ tenant access to MROs

Low pick-up: only a handful of licensees have taken the MRO option

Meagre MRO take up across major pubcos

Deal struck: Marston's will distribute beer to part of Punch's current estate

Punch strikes distribution deal with Marston’s

Position 'enhanced': Ralph Findlay is optimistic about the successful acquisition of Charles Wells Brewing and Beer

Zero Marston’s licensees have taken up MRO since pubs code started

Go ahead: parliament received royal assent for the Neighbourhood Planning Bill on 27 April

Six biggest tenanted pubcos to honour new planning laws early

Carlton Tavern: Marston's has submitted an application to turn pub into care home

Plans to demolish Marston’s pub for 79-bed care home submitted

Pursue your goal: Don't give up your vision of what you really want

Pub success: Starting out

Gallery: pub openings January 2017

Gallery: pub openings January 2017

Expansion: Marston's currently operates the Pitcher & Piano on Cornhill, central London

Marston's to open first London site in 10 years

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