J D Wetherspoon FAQ

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56 English questions out of 56

30 August 2021

Does J D Wetherspoon offer massages?

Pros

Good pay and good benefits like free meals and 20% staff discount

Cons

Work/life balance can be hard Long and tiring hours

Good pay and good benefits like free meals and 20% staff discount

30 August 2021

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30 March 2021

Does J D Wetherspoon offer relocation assistance?

Pros

With a zero hour contract it was flexible. Your experience will vary massively depending on your manager

Cons

No really benefit package. Poor pay for promotions (I was a shift leader and barely got paid more than the bar staff).

No really benefit package.

30 March 2021

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18 January 2021

Does J D Wetherspoon have a pension plan?

Pros

Good pay for all levels and training opportunities (both online and in-class sessions) Flexibility in shifts and can suit people will all forms of commitments Over 850 pubs & hotels and a variety of areas to work in across the country Up to 19% of your salary can be earned in bonuses, with other company bonuses such as pension schemes, free shares, free food on shift and 20% discount off shift. Good working environments and provides a solid foundation to a good social life.

Cons

Can be long hours depending on level on trade and your role within the pub, you need to be prepared to start at 6am one day and finish at 2am the next day (however, usually applies to pub management employees). Can be quite mentally and physically draining due to high levels of trade within pubs and the job will not be for everyone.

Up to 19% of your salary can be earned in bonuses, with other company bonuses such as pension schemes, free shares, free food on shift and 20% discount off shift.

18 January 2021

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10 February 2021

Does J D Wetherspoon offer parental leave?

Pros

great benefits, family feeling, good rates of pay

Cons

long hours, on feet all shift,

great benefits, family feeling, good rates of pay

10 February 2021

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31 March 2019

Does J D Wetherspoon offer employee discounts?

Pros

Good pay, free shares, staff discount on food - 50% while working, 20% on food and drink when off shift. Good pay, free shares, staff discount on food - 50% while working, 20% on food and drink when off shift.

Cons

Long hours, late nights, poor delivery.. not the best breaks. Long hours, late nights, poor delivery.. not the best breaks.

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Good pay, free shares, staff discount on food - 50% while working, 20% on food and drink when off shift.Good pay, free shares, staff discount on food - 50% while working, 20% on food and drink when off shift.

Good pay, free shares, staff discount on food

31 March 2019

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