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BREAKING NEWS: Star Pubs gains £44m investment from parent to fund 140 major projects

BREAKING NEWS: Star Pubs gains £44m investment from parent to fund 140 major projects

Star Pubs & Bars is set to receive an investment windfall of £44m from owner Heineken in what marks the largest ever cash injection in its pubs. The annual investment more than doubles the £20m that Heineken pumped into the business last year and takes the total it has spent on pubs during the past

JD Wetherspoon champions ‘green energy’ with food waste blitz across its pubs

More than 11,500 tonnes of annual food waste from JD Wetherspoon’s kitchens and pubs will avoid landfill in future after the pub chain inked a deal to outsource its management to a third party.  The company has appointed resource management firm Veolia to improve its recycling and divert all of its waste from landfill. Following successful

Star creates dedicated food offer for pub managers on profit share scheme

UK-based Star Pubs & Bars has added an enhanced package of support for its ‘Just Add Talent’ operators, a year after launching the turnover and profit share agreement. The company, which runs 1,000 pubs across the UK, has confirmed it is introducing additional support for the manager-operator model, which it set up as an incentive for individuals to kick-start

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MC Group begins work on latest pub kitchen as it cements fourth deal with Star

London restaurant operator MC Group UK is taking on its fourth site in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars, and commencing work on a joint £330,000 refurbishment this week. The investment will see the kitchen at the Grand Union in Uxbridge, which will be renamed The Runway to mark its change of direction, completely redesigned

Pub bosses join forces to demand “immediate” business rates reform

A coalition of consumers, pub owners, operators and brewers has written to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid to demand immediate and thorough reform of business rates. The joint letter, co-authored by the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR), British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA), British Institute of Innkeeping (BII),

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