The majority of employers are confident that they will receive a positive return on investment (ROI) from the money they’ve paid into the apprenticeship levy, according to a survey of members of the People 1st Apprenticeship Network.
About half of Luminar’s 53-strong estate is scheduled to have received significant investment by the end of the current financial year, with c.£5m earmarked for major work at 15 sites during 2014/2015.
Intertain, the Walkabout bar operator, has reported a 60% rise in pre-exceptional operating profit in the year to 2 February, with EBITDA up 7.9% to £5.3m, as it saw the benefit of its estate investment programme and surrender of leases on unprofitable...
Luminar, Britain’s biggest nightclub operator, has returned to profit in its first full financial year under the Peter Marks-led consortium, as it saw returns on investment from its recent programme exceed 50%.
Amber Taverns, the fast-growing operator of wet-led community pubs, saw EBITDA increase by one third to £6.8m in the year to 3 February as the 86-strong company reiterated plans to open 12 sites this year.