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McDonald's: New zero-hour jobs give staff 'flexibility'

19 June 2014 Last updated at 14:14 BST

McDonalds have announced plans to create up to 8,000 jobs in the UK.

The restaurant chain's senior vice president, Jez Langhorn, said the jobs would be zero-hour contracts in order to give staff "great flexibility".

Speaking with BBC Radio 5 live's Tony Livesey, he said the contracts were aimed at first-time workers trying to juggle a job with other commitments, such as studying.