Whitbread was awarded the Top Employers United Kingdom certification.


Whitbread is the owner of the UK's favourite hotel chain, Premier Inn, as well as restaurant brands, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Cookhouse and Pub and Bar + Block.

We employ over 35,000 people in over 1,200 Premier Inn hotels and restaurants across the UK, serving over five million customers every month. Premier Inn currently operates three hotels in Germany; Frankfurt, Munich and Hamburg with plans to grow the brand to over 30 hotels in Germany by 2020/21. Our ambition is to be the most loved hotels brand in the world.

We pride ourselves on providing great experiences for our guests and we are committed to providing an inspirational place to work for our team members where everyone is made to feel special.

As one of the UK's largest employers, we are passionate about equipping our people to be the best in hospitality and helping them develop and grow long-term careers with us.

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