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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

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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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

Keris talks about donating Sly Beast Brewing ales to CAMRA members, climbing Mount Everest via the pub stairs, and her hopes for Government...

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

As Boris heads back to his office at No. 10, Keris is pondering if his return will mean any news of an exit plan, and also thinks about hobbies to...

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

In the third episode of "Dear Diary", Keris De Villiers talks about trying to set boundaries between reading too much news, the hobbies that are...

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Keris De Villiers' Coronavirus Voice Notes

In our second episode of Dear Diary, Keris outlines her gratitude to Youngs/Ram Pub Company for their support, as well as plans to use lockdown as a...

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