Pub chain owner denies tweet that Universal Credit allows him to push zero-hours contracts

Probably not the best PR for a wealthy businessman to be seen publicly boasting about how he is happily using taxpayers’ money to subsidise his staff wages.

So it’s a bit strange to see this tweet from the DWP quoting the MD and owner of pub chain Whiting and Hammond bragging about how so very little he pays his staff that his workers have to rely on Universal Credit to get by. …”

https://tompride.wordpress.com/2018/12/09/pub-chain-owner-denies-using-taxpayer-money-to-subsidise-wages-in-public-row-with-dwp-over-universal-credit/

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