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Lockdown support: Star Pubs and Bars has called on the Scottish Government to increase financial help for pubs or review trading rules

Star to continue rent reductions in Scotland

By Emily Hawkins

Star Pubs & Bars has said it will continue its rent reductions for its sites in Scotland, as the sector braces for the first week of trade after lockdown.

Leader's view: Star Pubs & Bars MD Lawson Mountstevens said he was proud of how his colleague and licensees had handled the challenges of the pandemic

Star tenants to pay full rent from June

By Nikkie Thatcher

Star Pubs & Bars licensees on core leased and tenanted agreements in England will have to start paying rent in full from 21 June, following a period of discounted rates, the pubco has announced.

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The Pub Hub – your questions answered

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The Morning Advertiser and Heineken have teamed up to answer your questions around current coronavirus legislation, finances, reopening and more.

Firm appeal: Star Pubs & Bars managing director Lawson Mountstevens labelled the fine as 'unwarranted and disproportionate'

Star to appeal £2m PCA fine

By Ed Bedington

Star Pubs & Bars has announced it is to appeal the fine imposed by pubs code adjudicator (PCA) Fiona Dickie for what she described as “seriously and repeatedly” breaching the rules over nearly a three-year period.

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Pub companies announce lockdown rent plans

By Emily Hawkins

Pub companies including Greene King and Stonegate Pub Company have confirmed rent reductions for tenants to 10% for the second lockdown period.

Tapered plan: Star Pubs & Bars has revealed how it will charge operators for rent for the next two months

Star Pubs & Bars to scale back tapered rent relief

By Emily Hawkins

Heineken’s pub arm Star Pubs & Bars has outlined the next phase of its tapered rent relief plan for operators throughout September and October - including a further £4m investment in rental concessions.

Welcome relief: the extension of rent relief until the end of August will take Star's total spend on rent concessions past the £20m mark

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Star Pubs & Bars to extend rent relief throughout July and August

By Stuart Stone

Heineken’s pub arm Star Pubs & Bars has extended rent relief for leased and tenanted pub operators throughout July and August amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, taking its total rent concession spending to around £21m.

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Pub boss calls for more support

By Ed Bedington

Further grant support from the Government will be needed if pubs are to open under any kind of restrictions, according to one of the UK’s leading pub company bosses.

Bucking the trend: multiple operator Ross Robinson has taken on a third Star Pubs & Bars lease

Star sees 10% rise in pub applications

By Alice Leader

New recruitment data from Star Pubs & Bars has highlighted confidence in its leased sector as it reports a 10% rise in applications for its pubs over the past 12 months.

Otley row: pub campaigners have reissued concerns with a pub company’s plans for an historic pub (image: Dr Neil Clifton, Geograph)

‘Too many Star pubs in Otley’

By Emily Hawkins

A pub giant owns too many sites in one Yorkshire town and should sell some pubs to local operators, according to an historic pub campaign group.

Grape news: Star has announced a wine portfolio that will provide customers with sustainable options

Star introduces own wine brand

By Emily Hawkins

Star Pubs & Bars has launched its own wine label in a bid to introduce ethical wines and expand premium options in its pubs.

Roaring twenties: Star Pubs & Bars’ £330,000 transformation of the Howard Arms commemorates governmental ‘state management’

GBPA winner recreates 1920s at reopened Star pub

By Stuart Stone

A historic, Grade II-listed Carlisle pub has been revamped and reopened by Heineken’s pub arm – Star Pubs & Bars – in partnership with award-winning local multiple operator Dianne Irving.

Flower power: the Garratt Tavern received £100,000 for garden improvements

Star ploughs £7m into pub gardens

By Nicholas Robinson

Heineken-owned pubco Star Pubs & Bars has ring-fenced £6.73m to revamp the outside spaces of 230 pub gardens this year, as part of the pubco’s wider £50m investment plan.

Moore time at the bar: Chris Moore came to Star Pubs & Bars for an expected short-lived experience – 30 years on and he’s still enjoying it

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How ‘a year’s experience’ turned into a 30-year career

By Ed Bedington

He came for some experience, but 30 years later, Star Pubs & Bars property and strategy director Chris Moore, remains dedicated to the pub sector, and is leading the charge on investment within his expanded estate

Experienced operator: Admiral's new chief executive, Chris Jowsey

Chris Jowsey to head up Admiral Taverns

By Nicholas Robinson

Heineken’s head of on-trade Chris Jowsey has been announced as current Admiral Taverns' chief executive Kevin Georgel’s successor next month.

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Heineken promises £50m for 150 pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Brewer and pubco Heineken has ring-fenced £50m to pump into 150 of its Star Pubs & Bars sites, a record sum for the business, which is estimated to create 1,200 jobs in the sector.

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