Oakman Group

Oakman update: the group will have 40 sites by July 2023, including the recently opened Grand Junction in Buckingham

Oakman CEO demands VAT reform as sales rise

By Gary Lloyd

Oakman Group chief executive Peter Borg-Neal took a shot at the Government over sky-high tax as the business announced a rise in sales in a trading update for the first 38 weeks of its financial year (FY) 2022-23.

Excellent track record: Tarquin Williams (pictured) appointed as Oakman Group as CFO

Oakman Group appoints new CFO

By Rebecca Weller

Multiple operator Oakman Group has announced the appointment of Tarquin Williams as its chief financial officer (CFO).

Business update: Oakman CEO Dermot King (left) and chairman Peter Borg-Neal (right) (image: Oakman Group)

Oakman eyes £5.3m shareholder raise

By Nikkie Thatcher

Multiple operator The Oakman Group is looking to raise £5.3m from shareholders, it revealed in a half year trading update to Sunday 1 January 2023.

Incredible milestone: Oakman Group plants more than one million trees in collaboration with Tree-Nation (Credit: Oakman Group)

Oakman plants one million trees from coffee sales

By Rebecca Weller

Multi-site operator Oakman Group has planted more than one million trees in order to offset some of the daily carbon emissions produced by the business and its stakeholders.

Huge contribution: Steven Kenee to step down as Oakman Group chief investment officer (Pictured: Steven Kenee with Peter Borg-Neal)

Steven Kenee to leave Oakman Group

By Gary Lloyd

Steven Kenee is to leave his role as chief investment officer at Oakman Group. Kenee joined Oakman three years ago from Downing where he had grown to admire the company while managing Downing’s investment into the business.

Excellent performance: Oakman Group reports £51.2% higher like for like sales for the 2020/2021 financial year (Pictured: Oakman Group executive chairman Peter Borg-Neal and CEO Dermot King)

Oakman Group reports total group sales of £65.1m

By Rebecca Weller

Large multi-site pub operator Oakman Group has reported total group sales of £65.1m for the end of the 2021/2022 financial year, up 79% compared vs 2020/2021 and 55.4% compared with 2018/2019.

Oakman Group offer lifeline to Archer's hotel staff

Oakman to the rescue in the Archers

By Ed Bedington

In a stroke of marketing genius, the Oakman Group has stepped into the fictional world in a bid to rescue a team of hospitality workers.

Pub group boss: Oakman founder and executive chairman Peter Borg-Neal

Oakman looks to increase estate size by 25%

By Nikkie Thatcher

Multiple operator the Oakman Group has secured what is directors believe to be its “strongest ever pipeline of new sites”, which would result in the business growing its estate by a quarter (25%).

Vertical drinking: pub goers can order from and drink at the bar from Monday 19 July but some pub groups say they are keen to continue table service (image: Henrik Sorensen / Getty)

Pubs opt to continue 'relaxed' table service

By Emily Hawkins

Almost half of The Morning Advertiser’s (MA) readers have said they will continue with table service beyond next week and the relaxation of Covid-secure trading measures.