Keith Knowles

Sector pride: Keith Knowles sees issues in the sector, but believes we can get over them

The Big Interview

Pub boss: As a sector ‘we need to change our image’

By Nicholas Robinson

Pub has become a bit of a dirty word over the years. Not from within our sector, of course, but it has been loaded with negative connotations by outsiders who have been quick to cast their aspersions on the trade.

Knowles: good year for Beds & Bars

Trade soars at Beds & Bars

By The PMA Team

Beds & Bars, the hostel and bar operator led by Keith Knowles, has reported a circa 30% rise in turnover in its most recent financial year. The...

Knowles: attracting high-calibre people

Building a business without borders

By Phil Mellows

Beds & Bars is one of the UK leisure sector's most successful firms overseas. Phil Mellows meets its ebullient boss, Keith Knowles. Eighteen...

Room at the inn

Room at the inn

Keith Knowles, boss of Interpub, is combining beds and beer with the company's Belushi's and St Christopher's Inns concept. By Mark Stretton.It seems...