Premier Inn Owner Warns About Job Losses On The Way

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Published on September 22, 2020 - Duration: 00:33s

Premier Inn Owner Warns About Job Losses On The Way

On Tuesday, the owner of Britain's biggest hotel chain unveiled plans to slash up to 6,000 jobs.

The cuts come just days before the UK government begins enforcing new restrictions on pubs and restaurants to contain rising coronavirus infections.

Whitbread, the owner of Premier Inn hotels and Beefeater restaurants, said in a statement that the layoffs could affect up to 18% of its workforce.

Whitbread said it was important that they emerge from the crisis.

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