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JD Wetherspoon

JD Wetherspoon

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.3 - Beverage serving activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-12-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1200

Additional Information

JD Wetherspoon will create 1200 new jobs in 2013 across the UK following an investment of £35 million. The affected areas include Cardiff, Selby and Whitby, North Yorks, Wirral town New Brighton, Fort William and Fraserburgh in Scotland. The pub already runs 866 outlets.