Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.1 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 February 2013
Employment effect (start)
5 February 2013
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


Restaurant chain TGI Friday’s has announced that it is to create 600 jobs this year in the UK. The firm plans to open six new outlets across the country. The Leeds outlet will be the first one to open in March followed by a new restaurant in Glasgow in August. The details of opening of other stores have yet to be released.


  • 5 February 2013: Metro
  • 5 February 2013: BBC


Eurofound (2013), TGI Friday, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 74901, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74901.