You will find any publication or article relating to all areas of the Beer, Pub and Brewing industry in this area. Please choose one of the sections below to find the publication of your choice...



Pubwatch is the licensed trade's equivalent of Neighbourhood Watch. Pubwatch schemes have been in existence throughout the UK for over 40 years and range in size from over 200 premises in cities to small rural schemes with as little as 5 premises involved.

Grain to Glass

From barley and hops in the field, to the glass of beer in your local pub, the chain of industries behind this unique British product has a major impact on economic and social life in rural Britain.

Flood support for pubs

If you are a licensee of a pub that has been damaged by the floodwater, the following information may help:

Best Bar None

BBN is a national award scheme supported by the Home Office and aimed at promoting responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises. It was piloted in Manchester in 2003 and found to improve standards in the night time economy, with premises now competing to participate. It has since been adopted by 100 towns and cities across the UK and is now being taken up internationally.

The PASS Scheme

PASS (Proof of Age Standards Scheme)is the UK's national guarantee scheme for proof-of-age cards which is backed by the Government and supported by authoritative organisations, including the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and the Trading Standards Institute (TSI). The scheme is also supported by the main Trade Associations connected with those selling age-restricted products.

Business Improvement Districts (BIDs)

A BID (Business Improvement District) is a locally funded scheme to introduce real improvements to a business area and its local community

Mary Portas Independent Review of the High Street

Mary Portas, the leading retail market consultant, was appointed to lead an independent review into the future of the high street. The report has now been published.

Pub is the Hub

Pub is the Hub is a voluntary initiative that encourages pub owners, licensees and the community to work together to provide much needed local services.

Accessibility in Pubs

BBPA guidance on accessibility

Brewing green/Our commitment towards a sustainable future for Britain's beer

Brewing Green/Our commitments towards a sustainable future for Britain's beer is a landmark document which both outlines progress made and sets new challenges for Britain's brewers in the future.

Local impact of the beer and pub sector

Oxford Economics were commissioned in November 2010 by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) to estimate the local impact of the beer and pub trade. The local estimates have been provided in an accompanying spreadsheet model. This report and executive summary set out some of the key findings at a national and regional level.

Responsibility and Partnerships

BBPA engagement with partners to promote responsibility

Purple Flag

Purple Flag Accreditation Scheme information

Street Pastors

An overview of Street Pastors in the night-time economy

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