J D Wetherspoon Benefits

161 Ratings

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

  • Employee Discount(40 comments)

    It is not the best, other companies offer more

  • Flexible Working(34 comments)

    Most of the time could accommodate for your absence requests or unconventional availability, depending on trade needs and staffing.

  • Annual Leave(10 comments)

    You mostly get 28 days holiday pay depending on what hours you work.

10 Jun 2021
Current Kitchen Associate in Ryde, England, England, England

Free food on shift, 50% off on shift and money off when not working for you and up to 4 others I believe.

8 Jun 2021
Former Employee

plenty of opportunity to progress, great bonuses

28 May 2021
Current Shift Leader in Bournemouth, England, England, England

Great shares scheme. Allocated free shares every 6 months and you can pay into it pre-taxed from your payslips. Acts as secret bank account.

26 May 2021
Current Employee

Best things are the Benefits, staff discount, holiday pay, free food on shift, the staff and management you work with.

31 May 2021
Current Shift Manager in London, England, England, England

Bonus every period if the pub is doing well. Free food on shift

31 May 2021
Former Employee

The shares scheme was great and an easy way to make free money

26 Apr 2021
Current Employee

Flexible working, free food on duty

26 May 2021
Former Employee

Fit bar staff, Good party's

15 Mar 2021
Current Bar Associate in Beverley, England, England, England

Good bonus but managers earn more bonus if profit targets met, meaning they are likely to cut hours and create poor working conditions as a result of an under-staffed team

25 May 2021
Former Bar Associate in London, England, England, England

No real benefits included. Did not feel like a career

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Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Benefits

  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Discount (76)
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

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