JD Wetherspoon

Portfolio expansion: JD Wetherspoon is investing the funds into new sites in England and one in Ireland

JDW to invest more than £30m into new sites and refurbishments

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon is pumping more than €21m (approximately £18.8m) into a new pub and hotel in Dublin, Ireland, while earmarking a further £12m for opening new pubs and refurbishments in existing sites - a total of around £30.8m.

Salary drop: Tim Martin has taken a 50% pay cut amid the coronavirus crisis

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JDW ‘hoping to reopen in June’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub behemoth JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has revealed it is planning for the future and estimates its pubs may be able to reopen in June.

On halt: JDW has asked suppliers if it can pay them once its pubs have reopened

JDW asks suppliers for payment break

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub behemoth JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has asked suppliers via email for a moratorium on payments until its pubs reopen, at which point it intends to clear outstanding payments within a short time-frame.

Total invasion: a customer complained that the cameras in a JDW pub invaded her privacy

JDW vows to continue CCTV use in toilets

By Alice Leader

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has apologised for making a female customer feel “uncomfortable” after she noticed CCTV in the pub’s toilets, but the pubco defends its right to have them for the prevention of crime and disorder.

Responsible adults: a JDW pub is encouraging a restricted booze rule for adults to reduce “unruly” child behaviour

JDW pub limits parents to two drinks

By Alice Leader

A JD Wetherspoon (JDW) pub is restricting parents to just two alcoholic drinks to prevent “unruly” behaviour by their children if left unsupervised.

Pub investment: JD Wetherspoon announced its plans for the next year

JD Wetherspoon to spend £80m on estate

By Emily Hawkins

JD Wetherspoon has announced it will spend £80m on opening new sites and revamping existing pubs as it celebrated a sales boost.

Political posturing: JDW says ‘let’s stay friends’ as it cuts prices of drinks that come from European countries

JDW to continue sales of EU brands

By Alice Leader

JD Wetherspoon’s EU alcohol brand discounts in the run-up to Brexit do not signal an intention to ditch continental names, despite pubco boss Tim Martin’s keenness to stock more homegrown products.

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