JD Wetherspoon

How much has lockdown two cost JD Wetherspoon?

Second lockdown ‘costs JDW £14m’

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has estimated the ‘cash burn’ of the month-long enforced closure of its pubs under national lockdown will be approximately £14m.

Results revealed: JDW chairman Tim Martin spoke to The Morning Advertiser at the group's Hamilton Hall site in London's Liverpool Street station

JDW ‘not considering further redundancies’

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) boss Tim Martin has told The Morning Advertiser the business is currently not considering making more redundancies, but wouldn't rule out more cuts if trade continues to drop.

Critic: JDW boss Tim Martin criticises Government's approach to coronavirus

1% of JDW staff tested positive for coronavirus

By Nicholas Robinson

Just 1% of JD Wetherspoon’s 43,000 employees have tested positive for coronavirus since pubs reopened, boss Tim Martin said in the company’s delayed financial results today.

Job loss: up to 450 roles in JDW's airport sites could be at risk

400 possible redundancies at JDW airport pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub staff at JD Wetherspoon (JDW)'s airport sites have been told a possible 400 to 450 roles are at risk of redundancy due to a drop in passenger numbers, it has announced.

New openings: both sites will see a combined investment of £6.6m

JDW to pump £6.6m into two new sites

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is set to begin development work on two new pubs in the next three weeks, costing £6.6m.

Transaction data: 'JDW sales were 22.5% below the equivalent Saturday last year. It is clearly not the case pubs are ‘dangerous places to be’,' the pub group boss Tim Martin said

JDW sales slump on Saturday before ‘rule of six’ enforced

By Nikkie Thatcher

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) saw year-on-year sales drop by more than a fifth (22.5%) on Saturday 12 September amid national reports of pubs and bars being flooded with customers ahead of the Government’s ‘rule of six’ coming into force today (Monday 14 September).

Technology available: customers can scan in upon entry at JD Wetherspoon pubs

JDW sees 5.7m track and trace check ins

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub behemoth JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has received 5,742,125 check ins of track and trace across its UK and Republic of Ireland estate in one month.

Coronavirus crisis: JD Wetherspoon said it expects an annual loss for the year ending 26 July

JD Wetherspoon pushed to annual loss

By Emily Hawkins

Pub behemoth JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has warned it will report an annual loss amid the coronavirus pandemic and its food sales will be subdued after the Government’s discount meal scheme ends.

Reinventing the wheel: JD Wetherspoon has invested millions into the new pub, which honours a local bus manufacturer

JDW pumps £2.6m into new site

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub behemoth JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is set to open a new site in Leeds this week (Tuesday 21 July) after spending £2.6m developing the venue.

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