Why Licensees choose Greene King

Helping you build your business

Greene King has a 200 year tradition of brewing great beers and helping people to run great pubs. We’re passionate about what we do and want you to get the most from your business. That’s why it’s great to be with Greene King...

Support when you need it, space when you don’t – you’ll work with a Business Development Manager (BDM) who will guide you as your business grows. Our BDMs are familiar with Greene King products and services, they will let you know what help is available and which would be suitable for your pub. You can also manage the day-to-day running of your business using our online ordering system, it’s open 24/7 so you can order from us when it suits you.

The best and most beautiful pubs – we have pubs available throughout England, Scotland and Wales. There’s a huge choice, everything from bustling, town-centre businesses to friendly locals in small villages, which means that you can pick the one that’s perfect for you.

The right Agreements – our innovative Agreements have been designed to be easy to understand and to provide you with a range of flexible solutions with commitment periods from one to 10 years.

Realising your vision – from gin distilleries to gourmet gastro menus, we understand some pubs aren’t just about beer any more. If you have a vision, talk to us and we’ll work with you to achieve it.

Expert business advice – we invest in our BDMs to make sure they are fully-trained to offer you the best support in every aspect of running your pub. Behind them is a team of experts in their field that can be called on to provide everything from licensing and legal support to property assistance.

Matching people to pubs – we believe in finding the very best person to run every single pub in our estate and we make sure that you are entering into an Agreement to provide you with the style of business that you want to run.

Making food easy for you – take advantage of Greene King’s economies of scale. By buying together from the same supplier, you can have access to fantastic pricing on food and hundreds of additional items. Margins on our menus have been pre-calculated and there’s supporting point of sale too. With full dish specifications as well as allergy advice, we take the hard work out of preparing and serving food.

Helping you manage your marketing – GoCreate! is our promotions and printing service that has artwork designs for every occasion and promotion. If they don’t have what you want, they’ll make up a new artwork free of charge, all you pay for is print and delivery so it works out cheaper than you would buy from a printer.

Deals with other suppliers – from card processing to utility bills, we will help you to save money on those things you need to run your business.

Training you and your team to be the best they can be – before you start, we ensure that you are fully prepared. Not just the ‘how to do this’ training in your pub, but also business help and advice that lets your concentrate on your development plans and understand the financials in your business. Our training doesn’t stop there, we have further development courses for you and your team, many of which are delivered online so they can be taken at a time that suits you. We also provide free training modules that your staff can access.

If your business is successful, we’re successful too. It’s our goal to create sustainable partnerships that grow together.