Chairman Tim Martin

JDW reduces long-term opening target

JDW reduces long-term opening target

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon, the managed pub operator, is reportedly planning to scale down its pub opening plans, blaming the tax burden being forced on the industry.

Tm Martin: trade must unite

Tim Martin: 'Unite against tax burden'

By Martyn Leek and The PMA Team

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has called on the sector to unite against the tax and regulatory burden onslaught it faces.

Tough at the top

Tough at the top

By Hamish Champ

Whenever managed pubco JD Wetherspoon announces its results you can bet your last beermat the group's founder and chairman Tim Martin will pop up...

Martin: tenants pay too much for beer

Martin: pubco model is unsustainable

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin says the pubco model is "unsustainable" because tenants are charged too much for beer. Tenants can't compete with...

Tim Martin: trade can only blame itself

Tim Martin: trade can only blame itself

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has claimed the swingeing rise in alcohol duty amounts to a self-inflicted defeat for pub trade bodies and the...

Wetherspoon boss talks about role

Wetherspoon boss talks about role

By The PMA Team

JD Wetherspoon founder and chairman Tim Martin has given an insight into his current role at the company. The degree of Martin's involvement at...

Wetherspoon's 20 per cent profit rise

Wetherspoon's 20 per cent profit rise

JD Wetherspoon has reported a 20% rise in pre-tax profits for its first six months. The High Street operator said profits were £32.9m for the...