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Wetherspoon reports record £154.7m loss

01 October 2021 by

Pub group JD Wetherspoon has reported a record loss of £154.7m in its latest financial results for the year to 25 July 2021, during which its pubs were closed by lockdowns for approximately 19 weeks.

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JD Wetherspoon hit by beer shortages as supply chain crisis continues

01 September 2021 by

JD Wetherspoon is experiencing shortages of some beer brands as supply chain issues continue to impact hospitality.

Wetherspoon to invest £145m in pub development programme News

Wetherspoon to invest £145m in pub development programme

30 March 2021 by

Wetherspoon is set to invest £145m to develop new pubs and upgrade existing pubs, creating 2,000[...]

Wetherspoon swings to a loss – but would keep lower prices if chancellor reduced VAT permanently News

Wetherspoon swings to a loss – but would keep lower prices if chancellor reduced VAT permanently

19 March 2021 by

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has reported a pre-tax loss of £46.2m in its latest financial results[...]

Letter to the editor: Wetherspoon defends its local pubs Business

Letter to the editor: Wetherspoon defends its local pubs

03 March 2021 by

Angela Hartnett (The Caterer*, 19 February) says that her east London neighbourhood has “great Japanese, great[...]

Hospitality groups see share surge following roadmap announcement News

Hospitality groups see share surge following roadmap announcement

24 February 2021 by

Several hospitality groups saw shares spike following Monday’s reopening roadmap confirmation, including IHG Hotels & Resorts,[...]

JD Wetherspoon raises £93.7m towards London acquisitions News

JD Wetherspoon raises £93.7m towards London acquisitions

20 January 2021

JD Wetherspoon pub chain has raised £93.7m through a share placing to see it through the anticipated low sales period after reopening and facilitate new acquisitions.

JD Wetherspoon and Brains to close over 100 Welsh pubs as restrictions hit trade News

JD Wetherspoon and Brains to close over 100 Welsh pubs as restrictions hit trade

04 December 2020

Two major pub companies are temporarily closing their sites across Wales after a ban on alcohol sales comes into force at 6pm tonight (4 December).

Tim Martin: changing restrictions are ‘baffling and confusing’ News

Tim Martin: changing restrictions are ‘baffling and confusing’

11 November 2020 by

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has said the changing local and national restrictions are “baffling and[...]

JD Wetherspoon reports losses of £34m News

JD Wetherspoon reports losses of £34m

16 October 2020 by

JD Wetherspoon has reported pre-tax losses of £34.1m in its preliminary financial results, while chairman Tim[...]

JD Wetherspoon to axe up to 450 jobs across airport pubs News

JD Wetherspoon to axe up to 450 jobs across airport pubs

22 September 2020 by

JD Wetherspoon will look to cut up to 450 jobs across six airport portfolios due to[...]

Wetherspoon boss insists pubs are safe as group sees 66 positive tests from 41,000 staff in 10 weeks News

Wetherspoon boss insists pubs are safe as group sees 66 positive tests from 41,000 staff in 10 weeks

14 September 2020 by

JD Wetherspoon has seen 66 positive Covid-19 test results among its 41,564 employees across 861 pubs[...]

Wetherspoon's Tim Martin calls for scientific evidence not 'assumptions' of virus transmission in pubs News

Wetherspoon's Tim Martin calls for scientific evidence not 'assumptions' of virus transmission in pubs

12 August 2020

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has called for more transparency on data surrounding the transmission of Covid-19 after a University of Aberdeen professor spoke of outbreaks “associated with pubs”.

JD Wetherspoon warns more than 100 head office positions at risk of redundancy News

JD Wetherspoon warns more than 100 head office positions at risk of redundancy

06 August 2020

JD Wetherspoon has written to all 417 people employed at its head office warning that 110 to 130 positions are at risk of redundancy.

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