Snifter lifted many pints in celebration of the beer duty escalator scrap and a penny off a pint at the Westminster Arms last night, with none other than the Chancellor George Osborne (well, along with many others at the same party).
The pub industry will be joining in with the celebrations this weekend as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The Publican’s Morning Advertiser takes a look at what pubs and others within the trade are doing to celebrate Her Majesty’s special weekend.
Nearly 500,000 people in the UK have signed petitions against the so-called ‘pasty tax’, which will see a 20% rate of VAT applied to heated pasties and pies. Meanwhile, at the time of writing, the ‘Stop the Beer Duty Escalator’ petition had managed to...
Last week, somebody decided that pubs are giving their customers too much head, which prompted somebody in a union to write to the government and complain that this is the sole fault of the pub companies.