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J D Wetherspoon Benefits

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Employer Summary

What benefits do employees receive?

In addition to their pay, all employees receive:

  • a bonus (paid monthly to pub-based employees)
  • a guaranteed-hour contract
  • 50% off food, while at work
  • 20% off food, drinks and hotel accommodation, while not at work
  • a contributory pension
  • paid holiday
  • free shares (after 18 months’ service)
  • full training, including an apprenticeship programme


Employee Benefit Reviews

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Most Commented

  • 12 Jul 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Swansea, Wales

    50% off food and drink on shift is very generous.

  • 28 Aug 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Server/Bartender in Bournemouth, England

    It is a minimum wage position so there are few benefits, aside from holiday time off and the basics. What to be expected from a server position.

  • 21 Aug 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Bartender in Blackpool, England

    During shift you have the ability to be offered food and drink via the kitchen which is very nice sometimes

  • 18 Jun 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Bar Associate in London, England

    50% off food during shift and 20% off any time other than that

  • 02 Jun 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Birmingham, England

    I was not properly informed about the rules surrounding how I could use my discount, my pub bent the rules but I wasn't informed of this so it got awkward at other pubs when my friends tried to pay individually. The rewards are not clearly laid at all basically.

  • 06 Jun 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Bar Staff in Maidenhead, England

    Free curry sometimes, flexible working, nice colleagues

  • 15 May 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    Best - Free Shares - Bonus Scheme - Flexible working - Team - Free food for management Worst - Dealing with problem customers - Often late nights - Pressure on saving hours - Pressure put on bu top level management

  • 06 May 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Manchester City Centre, England

    Management at the time was very bad, would pressure staff not to take days off or call in sick. Bad atmosphere. Apart from that, you get half price food on your breaks and a discount on food and drinks when you’re not on shift

  • 09 Jun 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Canterbury, England

    20 percent discount is the only good perk of the job, the remainder of my experience was completely negative

  • 28 Apr 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    Industry leading benefits and good discounts across the whole estate.

Benefits Summary


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Perks & Benefits

  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Tick markEmployee Discount (54)
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

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