A familiar sight for motorway travellers, Welcome Break runs 25 service areas nationwide, from Somerset to Scotland. Offering everything from sweets and burgers to hotel rooms, the Milton Keynes company was bought by Investcorp from Granada in 1997. It reported a drop in operating profits from £28m to £3m on sales of £548m in 2002, when it had 4,802 staff.
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