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

700 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 March 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


American-owned restaurant chain, TGI Friday's, has announced plans to open 16 new restaurants creating 700 new jobs. Six of the new sites will open during 2015, with the remaining ten to open during 2016. It is understood that the move will create a range of full-time and part-time positions in all aspects of the business, including approximately 100 management positions. The locations of the new sites have not yet been announced. The addition of the new restaurants will mean that the chain increases to 70 sites in the UK by the end of 2015 and 80 by the end of 2016.  


  • 3 March 2015: Manchester Evening News


Eurofound (2015), TGI Fridays, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 78698, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78698.