Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Food and drink retailer
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • The New World Trading co, 2 Malt Street, Knutsford, WA16 6ES

About The New World Trading Co

The New World Trading Company are a food and drink retailer that offers daily live music, world-famous cocktails and over 80 bottled world ales and ciders alongside local cask and food inspired by the deli, rotisserie and barbecue.

With 21 locations across the UK, the company was formed in 2011 by Jeremy Roberts and Tim Bacon. There are five brands operating under the New World Trading Company name, including the Club House, the Trading House, the Botanist, the Oast House and Smugglers Cove.

They place great emphasis on internal progression that encourages senior managers to look for bright stars, during recruitment and thereafter, where regular informal talks and formal appraisals lead to the development of personal training plans.

They progress the hardest working, talented and committed members of our team and take them to the top, regardless of previous experience. In addition, they deliver industry recognised training programs for each member of staff.

What is it like to work for The New World Trading Co

My Manager
My Manager
Management training covers two weeks in each department, followed by six week’s of formal training. Managers take part in peer-to-peer mentoring, creating a network for bosses to be able to advise and discuss operations, sharing the strengths of their teams.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
A new initiative in 2017 was the “Your New World” project, a platform for team members to discuss their future development or feedback about the company. The initiative has offered new development plans for team members looking to move into new departments and develop their career.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The most unique way team members are rewarded for their efforts comes through “Tribes”. Tribes is a company-wide project, that involves national monthly events, and regular local events. It and works within a points system - much like houses at school.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

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  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

  • Earning £35,000+:


  • Staff:


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