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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. March 12, 2013

      An eye on costs sets the tone for success

      One of the most outstanding entrepreneurs I have ever worked with has one particular trait that I think is the secret...

    28. February 1, 2013

      Vouchers likely to remain on the menu

      Peter Curry, a Surrey-based engineer, takes his father out for a meal once a week. They go to their local Prezzo,...

    29. January 16, 2013

      Costs weigh on JD Wetherspoon margins

      Dearer food and labour costs and a higher marketing spend have hit operating margins at JD Wetherspoon, as seasonal...

    30. January 16, 2013

      Miners tumble on FTSE disappointment

      Xstrata and Glencore International dropped by the most in three months yesterday as hopes were dashed that the stocks...

    31. November 27, 2012

      Dining out cushions M&B writedown

      Middle-class families spending more on eating out have softened the blow of a property writedown at Mitchells &...

    32. September 16, 2012

      Vapiano to expand its offering in London

      A German pizza and pasta chain plans to expand its restaurants in London tenfold and compete against Carluccio’s and...

    33. September 14, 2012

      Wetherspoon hits at tax on games machines

      JD Wetherspoon lashed out at the government over its taxation of pubs’ games machines as it announced a £9m writedown...

    34. August 10, 2012

      Pubs suffer as youngsters drink at home

      Cash-strapped youngsters who drink at home rather than visit their local could increase pub closures, campaigners warn....

    35. July 15, 2012

      Proposed tax might curb UK beer imports

      Beer lovers face the prospect of a drastically-reduced selection of imported ales and lagers if the government pushes...

    36. July 13, 2012

      Britain’s pubs swap pints for prams

      On a recent Wednesday the bar at the Victoria Inn in Peckham resembled the local creche rather than a hub of...

    37. July 11, 2012

      Jubilee and soccer lift Wetherspoon sales

      JD Wetherspoon has posted higher than expected sales growth following trading boosts from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee...

    38. July 11, 2012

      Aggreko hit by US supplier warning

      Aggreko was under pressure after a sales warning from one of its suppliers. Cummins, the US engine maker, cut its...

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