Tim Martin

Tax equality: JDW boss Tim Martin said the VAT reduction announced by the Government as a

JDW U-turns on price rise

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has announced it will be reducing food and drink prices across its pub estate a week after it revealed that they were set to increase.

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.

On the dotted line: rent reviews can make the difference between making money or closing down

Wetherspoon ‘not as clever’ as it thought on rents

By The MA

Wetherspoon has pursued a strategy of agreeing “virtually no open-market rent reviews” in past 16 to 17 years to avoid rent hikes brought about by the rise of casual dining, according to the pub company's founder Tim Martin.

Rob Willock:

No winners in the blame game

By Rob Willock

It’s fair to say I was a little surprised this morning to be blamed personally for Wetherspoons’ poor half-year margin and New Year sales performance.