When husband and wife, Javi Amor and Charo Rivero, used to return to Spain from their adopted home in London, they were the ones buying the drinks.
But since Brexit, “everyone pays for their own drinks”, said Ms Rivero, who works as a midwife in London.
Ms Rivero and her husband, who is a teacher, are victims of a weak pound, which has hurt the pockets of expats paid in sterling in the UK.
But for some employers that has made the UK more attractive compared with other financial hubs.
The weak currency and low inflation has made cities like London, Birmingham, Aberdeen and Belfast more affordable for firms looking to relocate staff to the country, according to a study by consultancy Mercer.
But that doesn’t help Mr Amor who