KFC to roll out delivery service in Northern Ireland creating 100 jobs
The Group has also announced the acquisition of 27 new KFC stores
- 06:49, 26 SEP 2017
KFC have today announced they’re rolling out a delivery service in Northern Ireland, creating 100 new jobs.
The Herbert Group have controlled by Northern Ireland businessman Michael Herbert announced the news following 27m of the new funding from Danske Bank.
Of the 100 new jobs being created, 80 of the roles are to support the roll-out of the home delivery service in Northern Ireland and further 20 created at the Group’s Head Office in Belfast.
The home delivery service is slowly being rolled out across Northern Ireland and is currently available from three stores as of last week namely Yorkgate, Ballyhackamore and Boucher Road. It will be rolled out in more stores in the coming months but will not be available at all stores.
The Group has also announced the acquisition of 27 new KFC stores to its growing portfolio in Great Britain and Ireland.
Jason Carlisle, Group Finance Director at The Herbert Group said: “Our latest acquisitions are aligned to the growth plans for the Group and the store portfolios acquired are a great strategic move for our expanding operations in UK and Ireland.
We are delighted to be working with Danske Bank and the experience they bring in handling significant corporate financial transactions.
The expertise, efficiency and commitment the Danske Bank team demonstrated during the refinance was exceptional, and we look forward to working with the Bank as our financial partner.”
Brian Shane, Corporate Banking Manager at Danske Bank said: “Danske Bank has a long term relationship with the Herbert Group via the provision of our market leading cash management liquidity solutions, and foreign exchange risk management. The firm is well positioned for future growth and with a strong management team in place, the business continues to go from strength to strength.”