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Building costs: pub operators are soon set to pay business rates and contribute to furlough costs despite no change to lockdown restrictions (image: Konstantin Balezin / Getty)

Pub bosses mourn lost summer

By Emily Hawkins

Pub bosses have warned they are in a “highly precarious position” with payments approaching despite continued trading restrictions.

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.

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.

Star treat: spa day for the hard-working female licensees

Female licensees receive Star treatment

By Emily Hawkins

Star Pubs & Bars treated some of its top female licensees to a spa day as a reward for their hard work in a historically male-dominated industry.

Tom Kerridge: attracting international attention

Michelin stars boost UK pub image

By Lesley Foottit

The operator of the first pub to receive two Michelin stars says its award has helped to put British pubs on the international culinary map.

The Nut Tree, Murcott

New venture for Michelin starred pub chef

By Lucy Britner

Michelin-starred chef Mike North has purchased the freehold of the Nut Tree at Murcott, Oxfordshire with his partner Imogen Young. North was head...