Punch Taverns

A breath of fresh air: how the smoking ban has changed the pub trade

Bish: The disadvantages of the smoking ban were all at the front end

The smoking ban became a fact in England on 1 July 2007 with an unprecedented impact for pubs. But how has the trade changed in the past 10 years since it came into force?

Fears over lack of competition: Heineken must address concerns by 20 June

CMA finds Heineken-Punch deal ‘reduces competition in 33 areas’

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

Low MRO numbers caused by 'complex and convoluted procedures'

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

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

'Traumatic experience': licensee claims personal property was 'stolen' in debt collection

Licensee complains to Punch after debt collectors ‘steal’ property

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

'A great community feel': the new licensees hope to keep the pub at the heart of the neighbourhood

Vauxhall site reopens following refurb

Free of charge: customers will be able to claim a complimentary drink at participating Punch pubs

Punch brings back free pint promo

Full co-operation: Punch update tenants on Heineken deal

Punch updates tenants on Heineken bid

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