Connect with us


Owner of Upper Crust and Caff Ritazza to cut 5,000 jobs | Business

The owner of Upper Crust and Caff Ritazza must cut 5,000 jobs after suffering heavy losses when the coronavirus crisis ends.

The SSP group said the cuts, which represent about half of its workforce, are part of a major restructuring aimed at keeping the restaurant business afloat. The reductions will have an impact on the staff at its head office and in all of its operations in the United Kingdom.

It follows a dramatic drop in domestic and international travel, which has hit company sites based at train stations and airports. Almost all of its outlets in the UK closed during the lockout.

SSP Group Managing Director Simon Smith said that Covid-19 still has an unprecedented impact on the business and although there have been early signs of recovery in some parts of the world, the UK has been slow to rebound.

He said the cuts would guarantee the company would survive the pandemic. We are now taking additional steps to protect the business and create the proper foundation to rebuild our operations, said Smith.

We have therefore come to the very difficult conclusion that we will have to simplify and reshape our activities in the United Kingdom, and we are now entering into a collective consultation on a reorganization project.

Sign up for the Business Today daily email or follow Guardian Business on Twitter at @BusinessDesk

The CEO said the company could speed up operations and reopen new sites if sales improved over the summer. However, even with the introduction of air bridges between countries and the start of the summer vacation season, the company expects that 20% of its UK locations will be open by fall.

The news continues a dark week of job losses in the travel industry. Airbus aircraft maker Tuesday announced plans to cut up to 15,000 jobs, including 1,700 in the UK. EasyJet said it plans to cut up to 727 pilot jobs and up to 1,200 cabin crew jobs in the UK and to close its bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle airports.

However, retailers have also taken a hit. The Harveys furniture chain and the shirt manufacturer TM Lewin hired administrators, which resulted in the immediate loss of more than 800 jobs, including more than 1,300 at risk.

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos

picture credit


to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]

International2 seconds ago

One-fifth of adults in the U.S. have moved to or know someone who did, Covid-19, new study finds

About one in five adults in the U.S. have moved or have known someone who did because of the Covid-19...

Entertainment1 min ago

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard arrive in British court for The Sun tabloid case

Jill Lawless, Associated Press Posted at 5.54 am ET July 7, 2020 | Updated 5:55 a.m.ET July 7, 2020 CLOSE...

Business1 min ago

The stock market is about to fall by 40%, warns the economist who says that the current climate looks a lot like 1929

“ I think we have a second step and it is very reminiscent of what happened in the 1930s, when...

Sports2 mins ago

Aphrodite Hills serves the first Padel tennis courts in Cyprus

What are cookies As is common with almost all professional websites, our site uses cookies, which are small files downloaded...

Tech5 mins ago

Nacon Connect 2020: “Warwolf”, “Vampire” and “Test Drive” games expected in the July 7 showcase

Both Werewolf: Apocalypse – Blood of the Earth and Vampire: Masquerade – Song of the Swan are both derived from...

Tech5 mins ago

Nacon Connect 2020: “Warwolf”, “Vampire” and “Test Drive” games expected in the July 7 showcase

Both Werewolf: Apocalypse – Blood of the Earth and Vampire: Masquerade – Song of the Swan are both derived from...

Health6 mins ago

California prisons replace their best medical practitioners during a coronavirus outbreak

The Chief Medical Officer of the California Correctional System has been replaced in growth Coronavirus outbreak Among state prisoners. “It’s...

Entertainment7 mins ago

Vikrant Massey opens up to nepotism in Bollywood

Image courtesy: Instagram / Vikrant Massey There is no doubt that in the past, actor Vikrant Massey has talked about...

Fashion8 mins ago

5 fashion tips for women over 40

We follow a range of over 40 influencers, in particular, for their experienced dress point of view. Of course, age...

International8 mins ago

Australia warns of ‘Arbitration Detention’ in China

CANBERRA, Australia Australia on Tuesday warned its citizens that they could be at risk of arbitrary detention if they visit...