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Here you can find press releases, company information, reports and images. See below to read about the latest news and events from McDonald's UK.

New analysis funded by McDonald’s UK highlights importance of early detection in tackling dairy cattle lameness
Date: 04 July 2014

New analysis from sustainable farming research and development centre, FAI (Food Animal Initiative), funded by McDonald’s UK, shows regular mobility scoring can help farmers detect and tackle dairy cattle lameness earlier as well as reduce associated production losses.  More

McDonald’s to create up to 8,000 new jobs over three years as it marks 40 years serving the UK
Date: 19 June 2014

McDonald’s UK has today announced it will create 8,000 new jobs across the UK over the next three years, taking its UK workforce to more than 100,000.  More

McDonald’s adult learner Shelley Bowler named regional winner at the Adult Learners’ Week Awards
Date: 17 June 2014

McDonald’s crew trainer Shelley Bowler has been recognised with a Learning for Work Apprentice Award for the East Midlands as part of Adult Learners’ Week, 14-20 June.  More

McDonald’s UK response to Channel 4 Dispatches, 2 June 2014
Date: 02 June 2014

On 20 May 2014, McDonald’s UK sent the following written statement to the producers of Channel 4’s Dispatches  More

McDonald’s UK launches new fry packaging designs and augmented reality trick-shot app for FIFA World Cup™
Date: 28 May 2014

McDonald’s UK will replace the iconic design of its red fry boxes from today with original football-themed artwork to mark the upcoming FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil. The new fry boxes can be used in conjunction with an innovative augmented reality (AR) app, McDonald’s GOL!, to play a virtual trick-shot game. More

McDonald’s UK invites public to design their ultimate burger for its menu
Date: 20 May 2014

McDonald’s UK today launched My Burger®, a crowd-sourcing campaign allowing members of the public to design beef burgers that could appear on the menu at over 1,200 UK restaurants.  More

McDonald’s UK announces digital partnership to offer free children’s e-book downloads
Date: 30 April 2014

McDonald’s UK has teamed up with eReading provider Kobo to offer its Happy Meal customers access to free digital books.  More

Jill McDonald, North West Division President and Chief Executive Officer, McDonald's UK comments on McDonald's UK performance Q1, 2014
Date: 22 April 2014

“I’m pleased with our first quarter performance which has seen us continue to grow like-for-like sales as well as customer visits across the UK. I believe our success is down to listening to what our customers want; offering good quality food and increased menu variety served at affordable prices in our modern re-imaged restaurants. More