JD Wetherspoon

Wethering the storm: JDW staff have broken free from JDW boss Tim Martin

Spoons' split from Martin

By Ed Bedington

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has announced its independence from Tim Martin following a closely fought staff referendum.

Pubs sale: JDW boss Tim Martin

JDW to put 16 pubs on the market

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has confirmed it is putting 16 pubs on the market through CBRE and Savills.

International Women's Day: Business leaders, in association with Plan B

International Women’s Day

The women who lead in the on-trade

By Nicholas Robinson

There are too few women at the top level in business across the world and the UK. While pubs and bars can't escape that fact either, here we tell the stories of nine women at the top in the on-trade.

Chair's viewpoint: JDW boss Tim Martin has given a written response to an article in The Guardian

JDW boss hits back at Guardian journalist

By Nikkie Sutton

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) founder Tim Martin has lambasted claims made by a journalist Owen Jones from The Guardian, who criticised the wages the pub group pays.

‘Political propaganda’: A group of JD Wetherspoon employees have called for materials advocating a no-deal Brexit to be withdrawn

JDW staff claim Brexit materials are ‘exploitative’

By Emily Hawkins

JD Wetherspoon employees have formed a group to protest the pubco chairman’s advocacy of a no-deal Brexit within his pubs, arguing “migrants don’t drive down wages; but wealthy, exploitative bosses like Tim Martin do”.

Openings: Up to 10 new JDW pubs planned for 2019

Wetherspoon to open up to 10 new pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Tim Martin plans to open up to 10 new Wetherspoon sites this financial year, after opening two earlier and selling six.