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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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ALMR welcomes call for cap on business rates rises

October 10, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 77

Press notice –  ALMR welcomes call for cap on business rates rises  The ALMR has welcomed Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable’s call for a 12.5% cap on business rates rises for pubs. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “Many eating and drinking out venues have been hit hard by huge Read More

ALMR Late Night Award winners

October 9, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 367

ALMR Press Notice The ALMR has announced the winners of the 2017 Late Night Awards, from a record number of entries – more than 300 nominations were received this year. The winners were announced at a gala ceremony at Café de Paris, London, with the ALMR recognising the best of the dynamic Read More

ALMR calls for new role of Hospitality Minister

September 28, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 144

ALMR Press Notice ALMR calls for new role of Hospitality Minister The UK’s vital and vibrant hospitality sector must have its own dedicated Hospitality Minister, says the ALMR. Hospitality is the UK’s 3rd largest employer incorporating a wide range of sectors and businesses. With Brexit Read More

Tower Hamlets levy will put businesses at risk

September 25, 2017 • Press Releases • Views: 132

ALMR Press Notice 25.09.2017 Tower Hamlets levy will put businesses at risk The ALMR has reacted to Tower Hamlets Borough Council’s decision to approve the introduction of a late-night levy warning that the tax will put local businesses at risk. ALMR Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: Read More