Punch to stub out 1,000 pubs

Punch Taverns, Britain’s largest pub company, is to put up to 1,000 of its 9,300 pubs up for sale ahead of the smoking ban that comes into effect this July. The sale package is likely to comprise smaller drink-led pubs, as well as some that are unviable or are not ...

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