McDonald’s has closed all its outlets in the UK

McDonald’s is in talks with some of its landlords in the UK about cutting rent payments as the fast food chain prepares to reopen some of its sites.

Businesses face their next quarterly rent bill on 24 June when they are due to pay for the next three months.

McDonald’s said it has paid in full for the current quarter.

However, it said that “given the unprecedented situation”, it was in talks with landlords about how they could “offer support” on rent.

McDonald’s has closed all its outlets in the UK because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A spokesman for the company said: “We have opened dialogue with some of our landlords to discuss how they might offer support on rent and service