Deliveroo to hire 200 riders in Leicester as demand food delivery in the city soars

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Deliveroo has announced plans to hire an additional 200 riders in Leicester by the end of the year.

The company said its food delivery numbers have soared during the lockdown.

Deliveroo has been delivering meals in the city for five years and now works with over 400 restaurants.

Across the UK, the company says it will have more than doubled its number of riders, from 25,000 to more than 50,000 in the UK over the course of 2020.

It has already started to work with 15,000 new riders across the UK during the pandemic, which is a 286 per cent rise year on year.

The company is currently adding 2,000 riders per week to its

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