JD Wetherspoon

Tim Martin: 'One of the most surprising statistics has been the apparent low level of transmission of the virus in pubs'

Wetherspoon to put workers on its board

By Michelle Perrett

Managed pub operator Wetherspoon has revealed that it is planning to promote a number of ‘worker directors’, who are experienced pub or area managers, to board positions.

Fair opportunity: Tim Martin is calling for tax equality

JDW to slash prices for Tax Equality Day

By Michelle Perrett

Pub operator JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is to cut the price of all food and drink in its pubs by 7.5% on Thursday, 23 September – to highlight the benefit of a permanent VAT reduction in the hospitality industry.

Food supply: 'We believe that we can resume normal deliveries of bloomer bread to our pubs next week' JDW boss Tim Martin said

JDW hit by bread shortage

By Michelle Perrett

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has been hit by a bread shortage, which has impacted on 13 of its breakfast menu dishes.

Deal to be done: the sites being disposed of are in England and Wales (image: Getty/Sam Edwards)

JDW to sell 7 pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has appointed two agents to dispose of seven of its sites in England and Wales for an undisclosed sum.

Food cost: the increase in the rate of VAT in September will see JD Wetherspoon push its meal prices up (image: Getty/Andrew Brookes)

JDW to increase food prices by 40p per meal

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub behemoth JD Wetherspoon will be increasing the price of its food by 40p per meal when the VAT rate increases to 12.5% later this year, it announced in a trading update.

Trading update: the results covered 26 weeks to 24 January 2021 (image: Getty/ Frederica Aban)

JDW sees £46m loss in half year results

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has reported a £46.2m loss in revenue for the 26 weeks ending 24 January 2021, in its preliminary results.

Cash injection: the investment will mean the pub's footprint will increase by a quarter (image: Getty/johan10)

JDW pumps £1.8m into city site

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is set to start developing on a Leeds pub, spending £1.8m and creating about 60 jobs in the process.

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