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Carluccio’s bought by Giraffe owner but 1,000 jobs cut

Image copyright Carluccio Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s has been bought out of administration by the owner of Giraffe restaurants. The deal saves 800 jobs and 30 sites, but 40 restaurants and more than 1,000 jobs will be lost, more than half the total workforce. Administrators ARP said the coronavirus lockdown meant difficult decisions had to be taken. New owners Boparan… Read more →

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Coronavirus: 6,000 jobs at risk at Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner

Image copyright Casual Dining Group The owner of High Street restaurant chains Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia has filed intent to appoint administrators at the High Court. Owner Casual Dining Group, whose brands also include the Las Iguanas chain, employs about 6,000 people. The company said the move would give it ten days breathing space to consider “all options” for… Read more →

Coronavirus: British Airways owner hopes to revive flights in July

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways owner IAG has said it is planning for a “meaningful return” of flights in July at the earliest if lockdown measures are relaxed. However, IAG – which also owns Iberia and Aer Lingus – said these plans were “highly uncertain”, and were subject to various travel restrictions. IAG said it did not expect passenger… Read more →