Stonegate Pub Company

Business comment: Stonegate leased and tenanted MD Nick Light said he was proud of the financial support the company had provided (image: Getty/Scott O'Neill)

Ei rent credits to stop at end of June

By Nikkie Thatcher

Tied Ei Publican Partnerships licensees on substantive agreements in England will receive rent credits until 20 June but The Morning Advertiser understands the credits will stop after this date.

Different amounts: the rent credits for tied tenants on substantive agreements will be tapered according to which tier they are in

Stonegate reveals rent credits for tiers

By Nikkie Thatcher

Stonegate Pub Company has unveiled three rent credit systems for its leased and tenanted arm – Ei Publican Partnerships – differing for each tier.

Beer sale: pubs are reducing the price of ale to help cut the amount thrown away

Pubs slashing ale pint prices to less than £1

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) and Stonegate Pub Company have cut prices of real ale to under £1 in a bid to throw as little beer away as possible during the second lockdown.

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.

Secrets to success: Stonegate has ‘grown up’ with 770 locations across the UK, employing 15,000 people

Five lessons from Stonegate’s success

By Simon Longbottom

Five years and 12 major acquisitions after chief executive Simon Longbottom joined the business, Stonegate Pub Company is on the cusp of becoming the UK’s largest pub operator. Here he reveals five lessons underpinning the company’s growth.

More than pulling pints: recruiting and retaining staff in the hospitality sector is an ongoing problem but pub companies are going above and beyond to help

Spotlight

Busting the myths around jobs in hospitality

By Nikkie Thatcher

Guest editor Simon Longbottom sets the brief for this issue’s Spotlight feature, which looks at debunking the myths surrounding jobs in the hospitality sector.