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Looking to leave your existing site and assign the lease to another business owner? Follow Paul Davey's six steps to assigning a lease first to avoid any frustrations

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Six steps to assigning a restaurant or pub lease

By Paul Davey

Paul Davey, managing director of Davey Co, talks through how restaurant and pub owners can assign the lease on their properties if they want to move on. 

Finding the perfect pub can be hard work, but worth it in the end

Property: Finding the perfect pub

By Carina Perkins

In the second part of our special feature on property, we discuss how to find the perfect pub and make sure it has a profitable future.

Make sure you find out as much information as you can about a potential restaurant site, in order to establish profitability and potential

Property: Buying a restaurant

By Carina Perkins

In the first part of our special feature on property, we look at some of the things to consider when buying a restaurant business, with advice from specialist agents.

Raymond Blanc and Brasserie Bar Co's chief executive Mark Derry

Brasserie Bar Co secures £13.5m of new funding

By Mark Wingett

Brasserie Bar Co, the owner of the Brasserie Blanc chain and White Brasserie Company, has secured £13.5m of new funding to support the expansion of the group by at least 20 new sites over the next three years

Growing pain: Pitt Cue is struggling to find a site

Lording it up in London?

By Luke Nicholls

Shifts in landlord behaviour are making it harder for smaller players to get on the property ladder in the capital, writes Restaurant magazine's Joe Lutrario.

The Real Eating Co in Brighton will soon become a new Patisserie Valerie

Patisserie Valerie set to open in Brighton

By Becky Paskin

Patisserie Holdings, the upmarket café operator backed by Luke Johnson’s Risk Capital Partners, has acquired the former Real Eating Company site in Brighton for its Patisserie Valerie café chain.