MJD Hughes Ltd Weekly Newsletter
This week’s top news in the industry.
+ Money Laundering is a dirty business. Criminals employ a range of techniques to clean their “dirty money”, with the scale of money laundering having a devastating impact. Companies need to understand how to check for the warning signs of financial crime, and what to do if you suspect criminal activity.
+ Daniel Thwaites reports turnover up 4% in first half, chairman to step down.
+ There’s never been a better time for operators to get a great leasehold deal in London. Tony Hamlin, managing director of hospitality business lender First Merchant, has said there hasn’t been a better time to get a great leasehold deal in London as landlords become more ‘accommodating’ on rents.
+ Signature Brew, the “music-inspired” brewing operation known for its collaborative beers with musicians, has hit its £400,000 fund-raise target on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to open taprooms and treble capacity.
+ Brexit deal ‘far from perfect’ but ‘ticks the right boxes’ says Patrick Dardis, chief executive of London pub retailer Young’s. performance is proof we don’t need to change our strategy.
+ A top-rated, 15th century Lincolnshire pub is calling last orders and will close at the end of the month, because not enough people use it.
Headlines/articles taken from Propel Info, NAEA PropertyMark and the Morning Advertiser.