Stonegate wins the 2022 National Innovation in Training Awards

The company, which also owns the EI Group, received the award for best apprenticeship training program, while Jemelle Bish, career development manager at Stonegate, won the award for human resources manager of the year.

Stonegate Group Human Resources Director, Tim Painter, said: “Winning these awards is a fantastic achievement and a great recognition for the Human Resources and Learning & Development team, and for all the colleagues who have participated in the programs.

raise the bar

“As part of delivering on our vision of raising the bar for British pubs, being the best for our people, our guests and our communities, our aim has always been to develop our people, and we’re proud throughout challenges of the pandemic, we continued to deliver and adapt our learning and development programs.

The awards, which were presented on Thursday 28 April at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, London, showcase individuals and companies that put their people first, creating innovative training programs and fostering long-term careers in licensed trade.

In addition, NITAs are following Stonegate’s success at the Publican Awards earlier this year, with Craft Union Pub Company named Best Community Operator and the development of their award-winning internal learning and development programs, such as Theory of Progression. of Albert (AToP). .

Fantastic results

AToP, which is Stonegate’s development program for front and back of house colleagues via the launch of Albert’s Accolade Apprenticeship, provides support and training to future managing directors, the number of colleagues of Stonegate currently participating in the program exceeding 2,300.

Stonegate also facilitates Albert’s Interesting Map to Success (AIMS), a dedicated program providing development and career pathways for head office and pub support teams, offering a wide range of internships, including MBAs, for executives company superiors.

Painter added, “We are delighted with the successful launch of our new learnings; we have already seen high levels of commitment and fantastic results with a number of fellow graduates with distinction.

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