Ted Tuppen – This is your life
"What's a good pub depends
In November 2005, Ted Tuppen revealed that licensee profitability had grown by 5% over the year to an industry-leading average of £42,000.
As well as steering the development of
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Ted Tuppen: Large measures all round as country's biggest publican toasts the FTSE
"Getting in to the FTSE
"That led to a re-evaluati
"The British pub is the best unbranded franchise in the world," says Mr Tuppen. "Everybody knows what it is. We own more than 9,000 pubs, every
"The average turnover of our pubs is £5,000 a week and the average licensee profit is £40,000 a year," says Mr Tuppen.
He claimed proposals to ban smoking in pubs which serve food were "ludicrous and unworkable", saying the same rules should apply to all pubs, whether or not they serve food, to protect staff from passive smoking.
Mr Tuppen said: "The legislati
The shares rose 24½ to 888½p.
“The coming year will be difficult for some pubs and we remain cautious about the next six to nine m
“However, we are c
Tuppen meanwhile said
Ted Tuppen, chief executive of Enterprise Inns, predicted that total closures could be as high as 6,000. But he added this was the sort of rati
The Enterprise Inns boss Ted Tuppen yesterday told a shareholder meeting that the pub landlord group may have to lend more of a helping hand to struggling tenants, as the pub industry faces what analysts have described as the most challenging trading envir
"In a marketplace that is likely to remain difficult for some time, it is especially important that we work closely with our licensees to ... support those who are genuinely struggling, despite their best efforts, to deal with adverse market c