Little Chef denies it is in trouble

18 December 2006 by
Little Chef denies it is in trouble

Little Chef has denied allegations in yesterday's Sunday Times that it is in financial trouble and seeking a rescue package.

The 235-strong roadside chain admitted it was in "sensitive negotiations" with an investment partner but said this was due to the ill-health of co-owner Lawrence Wosskow.

The Sunday Times said the company was "cash-strapped" and struggling financially and other industry observers have questioned the viability of its current food offer.

For more reaction and analysis see Caterer on Thursday.

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