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Big wins: Over-66s can bag free food at Greene King pubs this World Cup (Getty/ Dean Mitchell)

Greene King offers free food to over-66s

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Greene King is launching a competition which will allow some people aged 66 and over to bag free food and drink during the 2022 World Cup.

Important milestone: Greene King Pub Partners opens 20th Hive Pubs site

Greene King opens 'milestone' Hive pub site

By Rebecca Weller

Greene King Pub Partners, the leased, tenanted and franchise division of Greene King, has launched its 20th Hive Pubs Site following a £450,000 investment.

Alternative career path: Greene King survey reveals one in five A-level graduate would opt for apprenticeship instead

1 in 5 graduates prefer apprenticeships

By Rebecca Weller

Operator and brewer Greene King has announced its plans to take on 5,000 new apprentices by 2025 as one in five Brits (20%) stated they would consider an apprenticeship over A-levels given the chance again, according to research conducted by the pub company.

End of an era: Prince of Wales in Moseley (interior pictured) to close at the end of the month (Credit: Greene King website)

Former BII award-winner to leave pub

By Rebecca Weller

A former British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) licensee of the year award winner has confirmed the closure of Birmingham pub.

Jobs for all: Dharia is on a supported internship programme, in partnership with Mencap, at the Hendon pub in north-west London

GK – career advice must be same for bar work as uni degrees

By Gary Lloyd

Greene King (GK) has called for training in bar and restaurant staff to be given equal footing to university degrees in terms of career advice after its research found almost half of young people (48%) believe the hospitality sector does not offer good...

Celebration offer: the deal is for customers visiting Greene King Local Pubs or Flaming Grill sites

Greene King giving away free pints

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub company and brewer Greene King is giving away free pints for one day only, across more than 400 of its sites, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Queen’s royal coronation.

Celebrating success: Outstanding contribution winners

Supply chain heroes celebrated at Pride of Greene King Awards

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Teams who went above and beyond to ensure pubs were well stocked and smoothly run during the unprecedented challenges of the past year were recognised at the annual Pride of Greene King awards last Wednesday (4 May).

That's the spirit: Brave operator sought for 'haunted' pub

Greene King seek new owner for haunted Scottish pub

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Suffolk-based pubco Greene King is offering a discounted rent to any operator brave enough to man the Osnaburg Bar in Forfar, Angus, which is fabled to be one of Scotland’s most haunted pubs.

The White Horse: Arlesey pub reopens following investment from new licensee Hertfields and Greene King Pub Partners

Bedfordshire pub reopens following Greene King investment

By Rebecca Weller

The White Horse in Arlesey, Bedfordshire has reopened following a joint investment from pub owners Greene King Pub Partners and new licensee Hertfields, a local pub and events company run by Steve Birch.

Greene King, greener planet: The pubco pledges to become net zero by 2040 (Getty/ jaquesvandinteren)

Greene King pledges to be net zero by 2040

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Greene King has pledged to become net zero by 2040, following steps taken by trade bodies to cut down the sector’s carbon footprint after the chief executive dubbed the climate crisis the “greatest challenge of our time.”

Group plans: through a series of guides and training materials, Ability aims to raise awareness of different disabilities, both visible and non-visible, and the different challenges they present to employees

Greene King reveals new inclusion group

By Rebecca Weller

Large operator Greene King this week (Monday 4 April) launched a new inclusion group to support its team members with disabilities, Ability, to mark the start of Autism Awareness Month.

Venue makeover: The Prince Albert, Ely, has been expanded with an investment of Greene King Pub Partners

Prince Albert pub transformed with £280k investment

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The Prince Albert pub in Ely, Cambridgeshire has bagged a £280,000 investment from Greene King Pub Partners in conjunction with long-term business partners Jeanene and Mike Connelly.

New concept: the Hive Pubs franchise model is the second format from Greene King Pub Partners

Greene King launches Hive Pubs franchise model

By Gary Lloyd

Greene King Pub Partners (GKPP) plans to make a real buzz about its new pub franchise concept – Hive Pubs – which it said is “a branded community pub model”.

Excellence attained: Greene King wins top talent awards

Greene King wins top talent awards

By Michelle Perrett

Greene King, the pub company and brewer, has won three top awards in the Tiara Talent awards that recognise outstanding commitment to people and apprenticeships.