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Perfectly Poured Partnerships with Craft Union

Self-employed agreements, for pub lovers who want to run a pub within a supportive partnership on low-risk terms with high reward potential.

Craft Union Pub company are a proud part of Stonegate Group. Operating since 2015, we partner with over 500 Self-employed Pub Operators, supporting them as they run brilliant wet-led community locals. We are the self-employed agreement offered by Stonegate Group. Pubs on this agreement are community-locals often with an emphasis on sport, entertainment, and community work.

Our agreements allow you to run a pub business you love, while remaining secure in the knowledge you have the full support of Stonegate Group, the UKs largest pub company, behind you.

Key features include:

  • Uncapped operator earning potential. Our agreements offer 4 distinct streams of available income outlined below

  • Industry leading profit share scheme, offering 10% of all year-on-year profit growth (uncapped)

  • Quarterly machine profit share & sales incentive payments

  • A percentage of weekly net turnover to pay yourself and your staff

  • Low risk agreement with ingoing costs of only a £500 deposit

  • Open ended agreements with no fixed end date

  • Notice periods ranging from 4-8 weeks dependent on length of service

  • On-site accommodation provided

What recruitment process will I undergo to take on a pub with Craft Union?

1.      Submit your pub specific interest online.

2.      A phone interview with one of our specialist recruitment team, where we will assess your skills and match you to the best opportunity for you.

3.      A first stage interview with the Regional Manager

4.      Produce a Pub Business Proposal detailing all the ways you would make your pub business a success.

5.      A meeting with the Regional Manager to talk through your pub business proposal

6.      A final interview with an Operations Manager

7.      Sign your MSA agreement & start pouring pints!

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