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Meet our Members

The BII thrives on the diversity of its 8500+ strong membership, and through case studies and interviews we're able to find out more about some of the individuals that make up our network of members in the licensed trade.

Click on any of the links below to read about the personal experience and benefit individuals have found since becoming a member of the BII.

Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

After the week we had all been waiting for, Keris catches up with us with plans of reopening the Pig and Whistle on the 24th July... painting,...

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

With Boris Johnson announcing pubs in England may reopen on 4th July, Keris is speaking to suppliers and wondering which of the three pubs she runs...

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

Keris joins us this week feeling more positive. Focusing on what could be done, rather than waiting for Government guidelines, Keris and Lee set up a...

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

Keris joins us this week feeling angry due to confusion of the rules surrounding lockdown as restrictions are lifted gradually.

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

This week Keris talks about collecting Sly Beast Brewing beer to avoid wastage and holding a pop up shop!

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

This week Keris turns to socially distanced seating plans in the Pig and Whistle (one of the three pubs she runs with partner Lee).

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

Following on from Boris Johnson's road map of what lockdown measures might be lifted in the coming weeks and months, Keris starts to think of opening...

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While offering support to licensees throughout the pandemic, the BII has found humility and kindness born from worry of uncertain futures. As pubs are...

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

After Boris Johnson's briefing yesterday, Keris is honest about feeling flat, especially after spending what would have been a successful bank holiday...

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Anthony Pender CBII, Director of the Yummy Pub Company and former Chair of BII, talks to BII News’ Editor Kate Oppenheim about crisis management and...

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See what some of our members have to say about the BII and why you should join...

 

 


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