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McDonald’s to Create 2,500 New UK Jobs in 2013

McDonald’s to Create 2,500 New UK Jobs in 2013
January 25
14:24 2013

McDonald’s UK is to create at least 2,500 new jobs this year, taking its UK workforce to 93,500 by the end of 2013.T he new jobs build on 3,500 jobs that McDonald’s created in 2012 – 1,000 more than estimated – of which 70 per cent were taken by young people under the age of 21.

 A major UK employer, McDonald’s has added more than 20,000 people to its workforce during the last five years as a result of its sustained business growth and long-term investment in recruitment and training. The company’s growth has been driven by investment in its restaurants and technology, new restaurants and extended opening hours and menu choice and innovation.

Jill McDonald, CEO, McDonald’s UK, says: “These remain challenging economic conditions but I’m pleased that, together with our franchisees, our continued focus on serving quality, affordable food and giving our customers a great experience is enabling us to keep investing in our business and creating jobs. Whilst today’s job market is hugely competitive, we offer many people their first experience of work and we’re focused on doing what we can to help more young people get into quality jobs and careers.”

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