By M&C Report team2007-07-15T08:01:00+01:00
Black Sheep Coffee opened a new outlet in Paddington, London this week, as the chain’s investor report for the period ending 30 June 2021 highlights the coffee chain’s increased expansion plans for 2021, supported by over £4m in additional funding. The document also focuses on the chain achieving - for the first time - positive EBITDA, and the increased diversification of its offer.
Costa Coffee has announced a 5% payrise for staff at its 1,500 UK company owned outlets and an intention to recruit an additional 2,000 staff. On average, store team members will take home £500-£900 more per year.
Christobell Harrington-Jones has joined Megan’s as its new operations director. Harrington-Jones joins the 13-strong café restaurant chain after spending a year and a half as commercial food operations director at Hilton. In June, the company announced its intention to recruit a further 100 staff, including two senior board positions as the company continues its growth plans.
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