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Unique selling point: a lot of pubs claim to have a back story

9 things landlords claim about their pubs

From being the oldest pub in the village, to having a ghost, or having royalty over for tea, every pub has a story – some of which they appear to share with many others.

On the up: JDW chair Tim Martin hailed the rise in sales

JDW tax drop provides significant sales boost

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) saw like-for-like volume sales rise by 17% on Tax Equality Day, a day when the pubco dropped its prices by 7.5% to highlight the benefit of a VAT reduction in the trade.

Steps to take: having more than one person dealing with finances makes theft more difficult

How to stop pub staff from stealing

No one likes to think it could happen but publicans are vulnerable to having cash and stock stolen from right under their noses by employees. Here, a top legal expert offers advice on how to stop it.

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