Your Agreements 

There are five types of agreement available when starting a pub business with Enterprise:

Retail Partnership Lease

  • Available in terms of 10, 15 or 20 years
  • Fully protected under Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, with the right to renew
  • Enterprise remain responsible for the structural repairs
  • Choice of with or without Rent Reviews
  • Rent is subject to annual indexation by reference to the Retail Price Index
  • The agreement is assignable after an initial 2-year period
  • Option to be free of tie on wines, spirits, minerals, packaged lager and packaged cider via tie release fees

View the specimen agreement with or without a rent review, Heads of Terms and the gaming Gaming Consent Letter.

Retail Partnership Tenancy

  • Shorter agreements for a fixed term of up to 5 years
  • Enterprise is responsible for all repairs to the exterior structure and services
  • Rent is subject to annual indexation by reference to the Retail Price Index
  • Option to be free of tie on wines, spirits, minerals, packaged lager and packaged cider via tie release fees

View the specimen agreement, Heads of Terms and the Gaming Consent Letter.

Managed Tenancy (Beacon)

  • Competitive local retail prices and guaranteed gross profit margins
  • Enterprise will redecorate and refurbish the property
  • You will receive ongoing marketing and retail standards support
  • Greater levels of support for you and your business
  • You will operate on an initial Tenancy At Will agreement for up to 12 weeks. You can then change to a fixed term tenancy of up to 5 years

View the Heads of Terms PDF

View the RPT PDF

Commercial Lease (Free of Tie)

  • Option at selected sites to negotiate a lease that’s free of tie for up to 20 years
  • Fully protected under Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, with the right to renew
  • You have full responsibility for repairs
  • Rent is subject to annual indexation to RPI

Lease Assignment

  • Assignment of an existing agreement from a current Enterprise Publican
  • All the benefits and obligations of the agreement are transferred
  • Direct transaction between you and the current Publican
  • Comprehensive Assignee Pack available to guide you through the process

The UK Pub Industry Framework Code of Practice (IFC) for tied tenanted and leased pubs is now available.

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