Pizza Express to axe 1,300 jobs in latest cuts

Voluntary and compulsory redundancies affecting 370 sites as chain’s trading suffers effects of coronavirus

Pizza Express is to axe a further 1,300 jobs in a new round of cost-cutting as the chain braces for tough winter trading under a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

The redundancies at the high-street restaurant come on top of 1,100 job losses in August, when Pizza Express agreed a deal with landlords to close 73 of its restaurants, meaning about 2,400 employees – almost a quarter of its previously 10,000-strong workforce – have been made redundant since the start of August.

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