I spoke to Chris at The Blacksmith & The Toffeemaker and asked him his opinion on whether the beer duty escalator has been a particular issue for him and how it’s affected business generally.
His answers may surprise you – essentially the beer duty escalator increases were a drop in the ocean compared to the costs of running a pub in central London.
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What do you think? Do you run a pub in central London and get annoyed with the fuss over the beer duty escalator? Get in touch below!