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The Pub Defender and the Forum of Private Business launch new support organisation dedicated to the pub trade

The Forum of Private Business, working with the Pub Defender Dave Mountford, have today launched The Forum of British Pubs. Focusing on providing support to local pubs as they struggle through the cur...

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4 in 10 pubs not confident of surviving a June lockdown

From a survey of over 500 pub owners undertaken by the Forum of Private Business (FPB), nearly 4 out of every 10 report that they are less than confident of surviving a June lockdown. The survey of 56...

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Forum of Private Business celebrates as Highwayman beats up Mr Punch

The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has welcomed the High Court decision to enforce the terms of the Pub Code against Punch Taverns in favour of the Highwayman Pub in Kidlington. The High Court decisi...

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Forum of Private Business showcases Member’s ‘Coronavirus Virtual High Street’ initiative and challenges others to follow suit.

The Forum of Private business is showcasing one of its members Boxed Red Marketing, who have created a virtual Knutsford High Street (www.knutsfordhighstreet.co.uk) to support the local community in w...

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Forum of Private Business calls for Government to reduce Beer Tax to save Pubs

Leading business support group, the Forum of Private Business is lobbying the Chancellor to reduce Beer tax as part of a package to make the leading PubCo’s give their pubs’ tenants a rental holiday w...

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Forum of Private Business joins the social media clamour to give pubs a rent holiday

Leading business support body, the Forum of Private Business has joined the demand trending on social media for pubs forced to close as a result of the coronavirus crisis to be given rent holidays by...

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Forum of Private Business calls on regulated Pubcompanys to offer rent holiday to tied tenants, in the event of enforced closure

The Forum of Private Business has joined forced with Fairmile Accountancy who operate a face book group for Publicans, representing over 3500 business. The group is acting as a conduit to the industry...

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Business Jury is out after Budget says Forum of Private Business

Leading business support organisation, the Forum of Private Business, welcomed renewed focus on the needs of business by the new Chancellor, as he delivered his first Budget, but cautioned that the Ch...

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Forum of Private Business lays Budget Wish List in front of New Chancellor

Leading small business support organisation, the Forum of Private Business, is seeking to ensure that the new Chancellor has business at the centre of his forthcoming budget by laying down seven key p...