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    1. January 20, 2016

      Wetherspoon’s shares fall on warning wages will squeeze profits

      Shares in JD Wetherspoon fell to their lowest level in two-and-a-half years on Wednesday after the UK pub operator said...

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      January 20, 2016

      Opening Quote: Shell & BG; oil; BHP Billiton; JD Wetherspoon

      Plunging oil prices mean BG Group will take a $500m charge and Shell’s fourth quarter profits are set to fall 40 per...

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    1. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      JD Wetherspoon shares slide 12.7% as wage costs rise

      Shares in JD Wetherspoon dropped almost 13 per cent this morning after the pub group warned increased labour costs have...

    2. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      JD Wetherspoon says margins hit by labour costs

      UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon is reporting sales growth but also warning that increasing labour costs will weigh on...

    3. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: northern promises

      Brussels is preparing to scrap rules that make the first country a refugee enters responsible for any asylum claim – a...

    4. December 28, 2015

      British companies urged to do more to combat online crime

      Leading companies across Britain must do more to combat the growing threat of online crime because law enforcement...

    5. December 8, 2015

      Top UK cyber security experts paid more than £10,000 a day

      The UK’s best cyber security experts are being paid more than £10,000 a day as big businesses spend ever-larger amounts...

    6. December 4, 2015

      JD Wetherspoon hit by cyber attack

      Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has become the latest British company to suffer a cyber attack after 656,723 customer email...

    7. November 4, 2015

      JD Wetherspoon warns higher wages will squeeze profits

      JD Wetherspoon warned that profits could fall this year as the pub group feels the squeeze from higher labour costs....

    8. September 15, 2015

      Higher UK minimum wage is affordable, says think-tank

      A higher UK minimum wage that takes effect in April will increase the country’s total pay bill 0.6 per cent, according...

    9. September 11, 2015

      Living wage puts more pressure on pubs, says JD Wetherspoon

      Writedowns have dragged on profits at JD Wetherspoon despite rising revenues, the British chain of drinking...

    10. FT Alphaville

      September 11, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Wetherspoon worries over Living Wage

      Wetherspoon’s founder and chairman Tim Martin has been having his usual moan over a pint about the National Living...

    11. July 17, 2015

      Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

      Buy: Regenersis (RGS) The loss of work from a large client is disappointing, but the group is still on course to meet...

    12. July 15, 2015

      Wetherspoon hits out at higher living wage

      The chairman of JD Wetherspoon hit out at the government’s plans to introduce a higher national living wage, warning...

    13. July 10, 2015

      Osborne’s living wage move will hurt UK pubs, says JD Wetherspoon

      George Osborne’s “egotistical” decision to set a new national living wage could drive more pubs from the British high...

    14. July 9, 2015

      Chancellor’s living wage decree angers UK leisure sector

      The leisure and hospitality sector has reacted with dismay to the new living wage announced in UK chancellor George...

    15. March 13, 2015

      JD Wetherspoon launches coffee price war

      JD Wetherspoon, the cut-price UK pubs group, is launching an assault on high street coffee chains including Pret A...

    16. January 21, 2015

      Wetherspoon bitter about supermarket deals

      JD Wetherspoon hit out at the UK tax system claiming it favoured supermarkets over pubs as the group reported slowing...

    17. January 5, 2015

      Wetherspoon and Heineken settle Irish dispute

      JD Wetherspoon has said it will serve Heineken’s beers in its pubs again after the companies settled a dispute over...

    18. December 9, 2014

      Wetherspoon drops Heineken over Irish dispute

      JD Wetherspoon has ditched Heineken in a surprise move that ends a 35-year relationship worth an annual £60m and means...

    19. December 9, 2014

      Tesco: big shop of horrors

      Tesco has begun to resemble a retail chamber of horrors more than a supermarket chain. “Enter, my pretties!” intones...

    20. November 5, 2014

      Wetherspoon under pressure on margins

      JD Wetherspoon downgraded expectations for its operating margin, despite strong sales, and took its frustration out on...

    21. September 19, 2014

      Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

      Buy JD Wetherspoon (JDW) The share price still looks fairly undemanding especially given forecasts of double-digit...

    22. September 12, 2014

      JD Wetherspoon chairman attacks Scotland debate ‘scaremongering’

      Business leaders are “talking nonsense” and scaremongering by trying to persuade Scots to remain part of the UK by...

    23. July 11, 2014

      Eating out threatens supermarkets’ bread and butter

      Enzo Moschetta has seen big changes since his family bakery, Saint Sugar of London, began selling its French bread and...

    24. July 9, 2014

      JD Wetherspoon loses out after England’s early World Cup exit

      England’s early exit from the World Cup hit JD Wetherspoon’s summer trading as the UK pub group warned that margins...

    25. June 6, 2014

      World Cup fever afflicts brokers

      Ahead of the first matches in the World Cup next week, the financial services industry has been busy churning out lists...

    26. March 14, 2014

      JD Wetherspoon urges George Osborne to help pub industry

      JD Wetherspoon called on George Osborne, the UK chancellor, to offer the pub industry more help after last year’s beer...

    27. November 25, 2013

      Tim & Tonic – JD Wetherspoon moves into Ireland via Dublin bar

      Pub operator JD Wetherspoon is embarking on its first big overseas expansion by purchasing outlets in the Republic of...

    28. November 15, 2013

      Beer ordering apps could be last bell for bar queues

      First thing on a frosty Friday morning at the Parcel Yard pub, the beer taps sit unturned, the rugs lie undisturbed,...

    29. September 13, 2013

      Poorly performing pubs hit Wetherspoon

      Pub operator JD Wetherspoon has reported a 3 per cent decline in its annual pre-tax profit after taking a bigger...

    30. August 18, 2013

      Dames make mark on non-exec boards

      There is nothing like a dame, at least when applying for a job as a non-executive director. Just under a third of all...

    31. August 6, 2013

      Zero-hours work kept down dole queues, says CBI

      The UK’s dole queues would have topped 3m during the recession had it not been for zero-hour contracts, the CBI said on...

    32. August 6, 2013

      Zero-hours work for Britain’s zero-hours economy

      The debate over zero-hours contracts has a touch of the final scene in Spartacus. “I’m zero-hours,” admits Buckingham...

    33. July 25, 2013

      Weather brightens pub takings but consumers watch for clouds

      The sun is out and pub gardens are full – but punters are still cautious about spending money, according to some of the...

    34. June 10, 2013

      Green shoots and the UK regional divide

      Economic recovery seems to be gathering pace across the UK, not just in the capital. Yorkshire and the Humber had the...

    35. May 8, 2013

      Cut in beer duty sees Wetherspoons sales jump 6%

      JD Wetherspoon benefited from the recent reduction in beer duty as like-for-like sales at the cut-price pub chain...

    36. April 3, 2013

      UK pub industry craves parity over tax

      George Osborne is rarely cheered when he enters a room. But one such exception occurred last week, when the chancellor...

    37. March 20, 2013

      Budget 2013: Osborne brings beer cheer and wine despair

      The pub industry raised a glass to George Osborne on Wednesday after the chancellor knocked a penny off a pint and...

    38. March 15, 2013

      Wetherspoon renews call for aid to pubs

      JD Wetherspoon has renewed its call for measures to help pubs compete with supermarkets in the wake of the government’s...

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