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Roundup of the hospitality trade Newcastle | December 2013

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Roundup of the hospitality trade Newcastle | December 2013

bottlesWell…that was another roller coaster year which ended differently to the way in which it started. Around Newcastle a number established operators have felt confident enough to invest in what appear to be successful ventures.  If you look at what makes them stand out it is that they have raised the bar another two notches and have their own niche markets.  Ie Dacantus has taken the service of ...

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Budget Update

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Budget Update

The chancellor yesterday said the alcohol duty escalator – which adds inflation plus 2% to the price – would be abolished for beer completely.

The brewing industry and real ale drinkers’ group Camra welcomed the news.

However, news that the escalator will remain for wine and spirits was condemned strongly by these industries and in future beer duty will still rise by inflation.

The Details;

Beers & Lagers fall by 1p per pint

Spirits rise by 36p per 70cl bottle at 40% ABV 2p per ...

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