Wetherspoons fights unsustainable tax rises

JD Wetherspoon said that its tax bill has increased by more than £50m in the past financial year as the pub chain criticised “unsustainable” tax rises that are hurting the pub industry and UK economy.

In a trading update announced on 2 May, JD Wetherspoon, which has more than 800 pubs across the UK, said the pub industry “was burdened with considerable additional taxes” after the March Budget.

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