FTSE 350 Review 2018 

FTSE 350: Pubs and restaurants still face cost pressures

FTSE 350: Pubs and restaurants still face cost pressures

Those who run restaurant or pub companies are likely to be breathing a sigh of relief that 2017 is over. The year brought with it a wave of added costs from the new national living wage, higher business rates and inflation prompted by a weak pound. In order to make up for these added costs many companies are trying to become more efficient and deciding where in the market they feel best placed. But costs aren’t forecast to fall anytime soon, so investors are faced with the question of which businesses look best prepared.

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