Thursday February 20, 2020

British business should ignore Wetherspoons boss on Brexit

It is not the time to stay quiet on Brexit, otherwise people like JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin will dominate the debate, writes Lionel Laurent

16th July, 2017
Tim Martin, chairman of pub chain JD Wetherspoon

The hectoring tone of Brexit-loving Tim Martin, chairman of pub chain JD Wetherspoon, will be familiar to anyone who has spent time pinned against a bar listening to a late-night rant.

As an outspoken fan of Britain’s planned departure from the EU – that is, provided migrant labour doesn’t dry up – Martin likes to make his views heard on a regular basis.

Wetherspoon’s latest trading statement was no exception. Blasting...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

What’s coming up today and what you might have missed

Hannah O’Brien | 2 months ago

What’s coming up today and what you might have missed.

Hannah O’Brien | 2 months ago