The latest news on people moves, jobs and training from across the pub sector includes updates from the sectors largest operators as well as bodies striving to tackle carbon emissions and homelessness.
Hospitality groups Out Of the Woods and East Coast Concepts have both found buyers after being placed in administration while north west pub operator Red Fox & Peacock is poised to open its first freehold site following a seven-figure investment.
Ei Publican Partnerships, the leased and tenanted division of Stonegate Pub Company, has announced further subsidised rental payments of 40% throughout September – taking its overall support spend past £32.5m.
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.
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.