Article 50 will be triggered today and the official countdown to Britain leaving the EU will begin in earnest, but the detail that is worrying most who work in the pub trade is the crisis in waiting around the residency and working rights of foreign employees on the front line.
13-Mar-2017 - JD Wetherspoon has rolled out a new phone app that allows anyone with an iPhone or Andriod phone to order food and drink, and pay for it without leaving their...
10-Mar-2017 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) chairman Tim Martin has blasted Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond's spring Budget, claiming it will “weigh heavily” on already pressured pubs.
03-Mar-2017 - Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has bought the George pub in Croydon for £4m.
19-Feb-2017 - Calorie information for all pub giant JD Wetherspoon’s (JDW) drinks will be shown on its menu and website for the first time from next month.
05-Feb-2017 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has been ranked the highest on a YouGov BrandIndex poll as the best operator of pubs or fast-food chains in the UK.
02-Feb-2017 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the newest pub openings and refurbishments across the UK.
18-Jan-2017 - JD Wetherspoon has apologised to football fans who were refused service at a Staffordshire pub.
18-Jan-2017 - JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has accused economists, politicians and intellectuals of failing to understand the implications of leaving the EU, while JD Wetherspoon reports positive results.
11-Jan-2017 - JD Wetherspoon has apologised for not replacing a woman’s dish that had been already partially eaten by another customer.
09-Jan-2017 - JDW has apologised to a multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferer after one of its doorstaff threw him out after accusing him of being drunk.
03-Jan-2017 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at new openings and pub facelifts in the last month of 2016.
16-Dec-2016 - JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin has hit back at BBPA chief executive Brigid Simmonds following her claims that Brexit and its consequences will be the main challenge for the sector...
08-Dec-2016 - Pest-control operators were called to a JDW pub in Kent after a mouse was seen scurrying across the floor.
22-Nov-2016 - Two taxes in particular are killing pubs according to Tim Martin: business rates and VAT. Here the JD Wetherspoon chairman has his say on the situation...
18-Nov-2016 - Travellers who were controversially refused entry to one of JD Wetherspoon’s London pubs in November 2011 have reached an out-of-court settlement with the pub giant.
11-Nov-2016 - JDW pub, the Opera House, in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, was forced to close yesterday due to a suspected norovirus outbreak.
08-Nov-2016 - JDW boss Tim Martin has said 16 and 17-year-olds being able to legally drink in pubs could help prevent binge drinking.
02-Nov-2016 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) boss Tim Martin has accused EU leaders of “bullying” the UK following the country’s decision to leave the union.
02-Nov-2016 - Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has invested £4.5m into a large site in Ramsgate, Kent including one of the biggest pubs in the nation.
01-Nov-2016 - The Morning Advertiser looks at new openings and renovations in October.
06-Oct-2016 - JD Wetherspoon (JDW) and Punch have signed up to the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA)’s Food Made Good scheme.
30-Sep-2016 - JD Wetherspoon has appointed property agents CBRE and Savills to sell a further five of its pubs.
29-Sep-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the sites which have opened and been refurbished this month.
12-Sep-2016 - JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has become the latest big name to offer staff on zero-hours contracts the opportunity to work guaranteed hours.