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The Restaurant Group chair Debbie Hewitt to step down

08 June 2021 by

The Restaurant Group has announced that its chair, Debbie Hewitt, will be stepping down from the board on 31 December to chair the English Football Association.

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Wagamama CEO Emma Woods to hand over role to Thomas Heier

19 April 2021 by

Wagamama chief executive Emma Woods has announced she intends to step down from the role to pursue her non-executive career and hand over to internally appointed successor Thomas Heier.

The Restaurant Group reports encouraging trading since lockdown News

The Restaurant Group reports encouraging trading since lockdown

06 October 2020 by

The Restaurant Group has reported encouraging trading since its estate reopened, despite reporting a £62.6m loss[...]

Wagamama owner secures £50m coronavirus loan News

Wagamama owner secures £50m coronavirus loan

10 July 2020 by

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has secured £50m through the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme as[...]

The Restaurant Group expected to close 125 sites following CVA approval News

The Restaurant Group expected to close 125 sites following CVA approval

29 June 2020 by

The Restaurant Group (TRG) will close 125 sites and see improved rental terms on others after[...]

The Restaurant Group launches CVA pursuing closure of 125 sites News

The Restaurant Group launches CVA pursuing closure of 125 sites

10 June 2020 by

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has launched a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) that would see the closure[...]

Around 100 of the Restaurant Group sites to close with up to 3,000 job losses News

Around 100 of the Restaurant Group sites to close with up to 3,000 job losses

04 June 2020

The Restaurant Group (TRG) will not reopen 100-120 sites following lockdown, with job losses of 2,000-3,000 expected.

One-metre distancing guidelines could save businesses and jobs, operators say News

One-metre distancing guidelines could save businesses and jobs, operators say

27 May 2020

Leading operators including chef Raymond Blanc, Wagamama chief Andy Hornby and Hospitality Union’s Jonathan Downey have said reducing distancing requirements to one metre would see more businesses survive the Covid-19 crisis and save “thousands of jobs”.

Former Jamie Oliver CEO Jon Knight joins the Restaurant Group News

Former Jamie Oliver CEO Jon Knight joins the Restaurant Group

01 May 2020 by

Jon Knight, former chief executive of the Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group, has joined the Restaurant Group[...]

Wagamama owner raises £57m in share places but warns some sites may not reopen News

Wagamama owner raises £57m in share places but warns some sites may not reopen

09 April 2020 by

The Restaurant Group has raised £57m through a share placing aimed to provide the company with[...]

Wagamama owner looks to share placing to ensure News

Wagamama owner looks to share placing to ensure "sufficient liquidity" through coronavirus crisis

08 April 2020 by

The Restaurant Group has announced that it will carry out a placing of new ordinary shares[...]

Wagamama owner unveils survival package of board pay cuts and extended credit News

Wagamama owner unveils survival package of board pay cuts and extended credit

06 April 2020 by

The Restaurant Group, behind brands including Wagamama and Frankie & Benny’s, has unveiled a survival package[...]

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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