Everybody was complaining when Windows 8 came out that there was no start button and start menu. Microsoft has decided to bring back the start button only; a lot of people are still complaining not having the start menu. Microsoft said it will not bring the start menu back, Metro is the new start menu now.
But if you right-click on the start button you will get a lot of features that will help not having the start menu, a lot of features are easy to get to now.
Below is a picture of key features of the right-click start button.