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 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • 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.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 506 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1706 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Whitbread employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Whitbread Ceo Alison Brittain
59%
59%Alison Brittain
CEO Approval
J D Wetherspoon Ceo John Hutson
75%
75%John Hutson
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Whitbread employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Whitbread employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 11% higher than Whitbread employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Whitbread.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at J D Wetherspoon.
  • J D Wetherspoon had 169 more reviews than Whitbread that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 22 reviews)
"Nice people"(in 20 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 123 reviews)
"Pub"(in 122 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 33 reviews)
"Head office"(in 22 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 202 reviews)
"Pub"(in 198 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Company"Jul 24, 2020

Current Employee - Lead - Learning and Development

I have been working at Whitbread full-time

Pros

Very people Focussed and care about their employees

Cons

None really a good company to work for

Advice to Management

Continue to look after your people

"Not too bad"Aug 7, 2020

Former Employee - Bar Staff

I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Long breaks even on short shifts, good hourly rates, free food on shift

Cons

Quite stressful, long shifts, late night shifts never finish at the time on the rota. Always get out 30 mins later than expected

Job Postings

J D Wetherspoon has 963 more recently posted open jobs than Whitbread.