Source - SMW
Punch Taverns said it has ended the year with a solid set of results, in line with its expectations and reflecting the completion of the company's strategic disposal programme.

"The roll-out of our Retail division is progressing well and we now plan to accelerate the roll-out to c.150 pubs per year," said CEO Duncan Garrood.

"I look forward to updating the market fully when we present our full set of results on 8 November."