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

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 April 2013
Employment effect (start)
21 May 2013
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


Food service chain Pret A Manger has recently announced plans to create 500 new jobs in the UK by the end of 2013. This job creation is part of a larger worldwide business plan (Pret A Manger-WO2013). The sandwich chain has recently launched a school-leavers’ programme aiming to increase the number of British workers. For information on previously announced business expansions see Pret A Manger-UK2012.


  • 21 April 2013: The Guardian


Eurofound (2013), Pret A Manger, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 75297, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75297.