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1. The ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers) is the only national trade body dedicated to representing the interests of licensed hospitality operators.
2. The ALMR’s membership – pub, club, bar and casual dining operators – run 26,000 outlets and employ over 650,000 employees, together they account for almost all managed pubs in the UK as well as leading casual dining chains and nightclubs.
3. Two-thirds of our members are small independent companies operating 50 outlets of fewer under their own branding, but our membership also includes some of the largest high street operators including: JD Wetherspoon, Spirit, Casual Dining Group and Carluccio’s, with well-known branded outlets such as: All Bar One, Slug & Lettuce, TGI Fridays, Wahaca, Wagamama and Harvester.
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Inflation increase highlights needs for rates reform

September 12, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 115

ALMR Press Notice Inflation increase highlights needs for rates reform Following the announcement today of an increase in the rate of UK inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index, the ALMR has once again called on the Government to bring forward its 2020 switch to CPI for business rates. ALMR Read More

Ops Awards finalists announced exceptional talent revealed throughout licensed retail

September 4, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 163

OPS AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED EXCEPTIONAL TALENT REVEALED THROUGHOUT LICENSED RETAIL The ALMR is delighted to announce the Finalists in the 2017 Operations Managers Awards. They are, from the casual dining and managed operators sector: Adam Sykes, Fullers Alan Campbell, Nicholson’s Pubs, Read More

Government must address rising business costs

August 25, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 99

Government must address rising business costs The ALMR has welcomed a report by the British Chamber of Commerce that echoes the eating and drinking out trade association’s own warning of rising costs for UK businesses. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “The ALMR has been highlighting for Read More

ALMR: social integration must not cost hospitality operators

August 25, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 95

ALMR: social integration must not cost hospitality operators The ALMR has reacted to the publication of a report into migrant integration by welcoming its acknowledgement of the value of non-UK workers but warning against additional costs for businesses and disadvantaging companies that employ Read More