Critical Thinking

Chris Jowsey said a consistent approach will help Star monitor progress

Star introduces new BDM training schemes

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Star Pubs & Bars is launching a new training schemes for its BDMs based around the “latest best practice and thinking in areas critical to pub retailing”.

AWP tie: still a controversial issue

BISC accused of failure on AWP tie

By Adam Pescod

The Business, Innovation & Skills Committee (BISC) has failed to address the removal of the AWP tie which it specifically recommended in three previous inquiries.

Simmonds: concerns over report

BBPA attacks report on pubco and tenant relationships

By Adam Pescod

The Business, Innovation & Skills Committee (BISC) report on the pubco and tenant relationship is not “intellectually sound”, according to British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) chief executive Brigid Simmonds.

BISC: Committee critical of BII

BISC: Committee critical of BII

By John Harrington and Michelle Perrett

The committee was critical that the BII had failed to implement one of the previous committee recommendations — to publish online the level of...

Cocktail advice available on Drinkology

New website for bartenders

By Robyn Black

Social networking, trade tips, cocktail recipes and expert advice will be on offer at a new Pernod Ricard-backed website, Drinkology. The brain...