Compare Whitbread vs J D Wetherspoon BETA

See how working at Whitbread vs. J D Wetherspoon compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Whitbread vs. J D Wetherspoon. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Whitbread

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J D Wetherspoon

Employee Ratings

  • Whitbread scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • J D Wetherspoon scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 502 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1684 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Whitbread employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Whitbread Ceo Alison Brittain
56%
56%Alison Brittain
CEO Approval
J D Wetherspoon Ceo John Hutson
77%
77%John Hutson
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Whitbread employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Whitbread employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
38%
Positive Business Outlook
51%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Whitbread employees rated theirs.

Salaries

J D Wetherspoon has 1,216 more total submitted salaries than Whitbread.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager28 Salaries
£38,489/yr
Team Leader9 Salaries
£9/hr
Kitchen Manager12 Salaries
£26,359/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Shift Manager87 Salaries
£22,546/yr
Pub Manager73 Salaries
£36,092/yr
Kitchen Associate68 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Whitbread.
  • "Pub" was the most mentioned Pro at J D Wetherspoon.
  • J D Wetherspoon had 164 more reviews than Whitbread that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 22 reviews)
"Nice people"(in 20 reviews)
Pros
"Pub"(in 121 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 119 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 33 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 21 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 197 reviews)
"Pub"(in 197 reviews)
Featured Review
"Honest Values"11 Jul 2020

Current Employee - Sales Operations

I have been working at Whitbread full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

The customer us really at the heart of all decisions, internally and externally. They look after employees with fairness and sincerity not found in a lot of big companies.

Cons

Career progression can be tricky with no clear pathways

"Great!"18 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Treasury Analyst

I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

Pros

People in the organisation are wonderful.

Cons

None that come to mind.

Job Postings

J D Wetherspoon has 71 more recently posted open jobs than Whitbread.