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Publicans to vote on industrial action to cut overheads
« on: December 29, 2009, 09:36:21 am »
Thousands of pub landlords are to vote in the New Year on whether to take industrial action in protest at the amount they must pay in overheads.

Over half of Britain's pubs are owned by large pub firms - pubcos - and the GMB union says they require landlords to buy beer at a premium rate.

It also says pubcos charge an up-front fee to publicans and monthly rent.  :'( :'(

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8432918.stm