Legal

29 Sep 20
Landlords claim the chain is exploiting the ban on evictions.
29 Sep 20
The measure is expected to help support more than 150,000 businesses through the winter period.
22 Sep 20
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says new restrictions are likely to be in place for 6 months.
22 Sep 20
This is despite a 99% fall in pre-tax profit.
15 Sep 20
The insurers can appeal against the decision.
15 Sep 20
The chain has 660 stores domestically.
15 Sep 20
All of the chain’s staff were made redundant prior to the acquisition.
15 Sep 20
About 450 people will lose their jobs as a result.
15 Sep 20
Restaurants are at a “critical risk” of eviction, companies argue.
8 Sep 20
The closures resulting from the agreement are expected to see 250 jobs cut across the group.
1 Sep 20
The chain experienced a “significant depletion” of cash reserves due to earlier restrictions.
25 Aug 20
Nine of the stores shutting down are in London.
25 Aug 20
The brand has also been talking to landlords regarding rent.
18 Aug 20
The business was sold to Golden Acre Bakery Limited.
4 Aug 20
The business employs 5,700 people in the UK.
4 Aug 20
The new business will be led by the existing management team under CEO James Spragg.
4 Aug 20
The company does not anticipate large-scale redundancies.
28 Jul 20
It cancelled the final dividend for FY 2019 to preserve cash.
28 Jul 20
All of the company’s 260 staff have been made redundant.
28 Jul 20
Trade body UK Hospitality criticised the timing of the announcement.
21 Jul 20
The transaction secured 209 jobs.
21 Jul 20
The pizza chain may be considering a company voluntary agreement.
21 Jul 20
Pod will also become a delivery-only brand.
14 Jul 20
The move comes after months of talks and negotiations which continued during lockdown.
14 Jul 20
The chain is working with Alix Partners on its future plans.
14 Jul 20
Walk-in sales during their reopening trial were running at 5%.
14 Jul 20
It does not expect to reopen the remaining 10% of its outlets this year.
9 Jul 20
Trade body UKHospitality welcomed the jobs and hospitality package.
7 Jul 20
The trade body’s survey reveals lockdown’s impact on suppliers.
30 Jun 20
The chain said it is working with landlords to “find the best way forward”.
30 Jun 20
The chain has 1,200 staff and 52 restaurants across the UK.
23 Jun 20
Analysts expect negative earnings growth this year.
17 Jun 20
They were unable to provide full-year guidance, citing uncertainty.
16 Jun 20
The deal resulted in 11 closures and 200 redundancies.
11 Jun 20
It continues to seek “improved rental terms” on a portion of the remaining trading estate.
9 Jun 20
Its chief executive believes it can adapt to be a "healthy and sustainable" business.
9 Jun 20
They announced a retail offer of new shares to allow retail investors to reinvest their dividend.
9 Jun 20
Staff owed unpaid wages have been forced to apply to the Insolvency Service.