Pret A Manger is to give every member of staff a £1,000 bonus after the company was reportedly bought for £1.5bn.
Pret CEO Clive Schlee Tweeted the news this morning:
Today is a big day for @Pret. As we welcome JAB, we’ll be thanking the people who really matter by giving each of our 12,000 employees £1,000 when the deal completes
— Clive Schlee (@Cliveschlee) May 29, 2018
The deal is set to be completed over the summer with the Pret CEO saying: “The £1,000 bonus will be paid to all employees who are on the payroll during the week the deal completes. It’s serendipity for those who have just joined.”
Pret currently has 530 stores worldwide with group revenues of £879m, the chain has recently expanded into Hong Kong and China.
William Jackson, chairman of Pret, added: “We’re proud of what we’ve achieved over the last 10 years with Pret and its management team.”