BII Seminar for Prospective Licencees: 15 November

October 9, 2011

The BII is to hold a seminar next month, with the help of Downs Solicitors LLP, to offer support and advice to anyone thinking of taking on a pub. DCL’s Dan Mackernan will give an explanation of rental and capital valuations, to help you understand what your pub is really worth.

A panel of experts will outline all the legal and licensing information needed for prospective licensees at the event, to be held on Tuesday 15 November at the Stoke Pub, Guildford, Surrey.

Among the topics to be discussed are:

• ‘How do you know what your pub is really worth?’ An explanation of rental and capital valuations, by Daniel Mackernan ABII, Associate Director, Davis Coffer Lyons

• ‘What is the right route’ and what steps do you need to take to ensure a smooth transfer of the business by Nigel Cook, Partner, Downs Solicitors

•‘The employees’ and their position on transfer of the business by Nicola O’Dwyer, Associate, Downs Solicitors

•‘The premises’: What nasty surprises might the lease contain? by Susan Scott, Partner, Downs Solicitors

•‘The Premises licence’: What steps are needed to transfer and who can do what to whom by Angus Storar, Consultant, Downs Solicitors

•‘Getting the finances right’, an explanation of pub finances by Philip O’Halloran, Director, GCA Chartered Accountants

Susan Scott, partner, Down Solicitors said: “In the current climate, more than ever before, buying a pub is not something to be undertaken lightly so attending this event is a must. You will have access to a range of experts who will advise on the pitfalls and by doing so help you avoid costly mistakes!” Book online today at . For further information call Sarah Deane or Liz Moorehead on 01276 684449.