JD Wetherspoon

Crisis call: securing the rights of existing staff may avoid a labour shortage

Brexit: employers concerned as future of EU workers remains unclear

By Michelle Perrett

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...

Tim Martin: Budget 'failed to address disparity'

JD Wetherspoon faces £20m post-Budget cost hikes

By Daniel Woolfson

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.

Estate: the Tim Martin-owned pubco has more than 900 sites

JD Wetherspoon takes top brand spot

By Nikkie Sutton

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.  

Accusation: Tim Martin says economists have misunderstood the EU situation for 30 years

Tim Martin calls EU predictions 'catastrophically poor'

By Michelle Perrett

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.

December 2016 pub openings

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December 2016 pub openings

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at new openings and pub facelifts in the last month of 2016.