Stonegate

Ongoing discussions: the deal was first announced in July last year

Stonegate/Ei deal approved by CMA

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Competition Markets Authority (CMA) has passed the proposed acquisition of Ei Group by Stonegate Pub Company, after the pubcos satisfied the watchdog that a set number of pubs would be sold to avoid potential monopolies.

Staff targets: mentors and mentees will work together to help boost female progression in the business

Stonegate launches female mentoring scheme

By Nikkie Thatcher

Stonegate Pub Company has unveiled a female mentoring programme in a bid to push the representation of women in leadership roles across the group.

Award winner: Ian Payne's support to the industry is recognised

Stonegate chairman scores Industry Icon award

By Alice Leader

Stonegate Pub Company chairman Ian Payne has scooped the CGA Peach Industry Icon at the 2019 Hero and Icon Awards for his lasting and positive contribution to the sector.

Double standards: the Kings Arms sits on the ground floor while the adjoining Popworld brand is on the level above

My Pub: the Kings Arms, Morecambe, Lancashire

By Simon Longbottom

Adam Hulme took over the Kings Arms as general manager almost a year ago and has seen it through a million-pound transformation. Here, he tells Stonegate boss Simon Longbottom what makes the pub tick and where he’d like the pubco to invest in its future.

Early pay day: the scheme will boost staff retention and recruitment, says Stonegate’s Tim Painter

Early pay day for Stonegate staff

By Emily Hawkins

Stonegate Pub Company has partnered with an app that means pub staff can access some of their wages at any point before the next pay day.