Consolidated Guidance

The BBPA has published guidance on a wide ranging set of issues licensees face when running a pub. A consolidated list of published guidance can be found below.


Auto-enrolment Pensions Guidance
Code of Practice on Tips
Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Health and Safety for Migrant Workers
HMRC Tax and Business Expenses Guidance
National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage
The Working Time Directive


Alcohol Ingredients Relief
Calorie and Nutrition Information
Food Standards Agency Guidance
Salt Information Leaflet for Caterers

Health and Safety

BBPA Guidance on Duty to Manage Asbestos in Licensed Premises
Carbon Dioxide in Cellars
Code of Practice for Electrical Safety in Beer Dispense
Code of Practice for the Dispense of Beer by Pressure Systems in Licensed Premises
Fire Safety
Gas Safety in Cellars
Managing Safety in Pubs, Bars and Clubs
Manual Handling
Security in Design
Terrorism Guidance for Pubs


BBPA Guidance on Licensed Property Noise Control
Code of Practice on Gaming Machines
Door Supervisors
Gambling Act 2005
Guidance on the Licensing Act 2003
Incidental Music in Pubs
Poker and Bingo

Property and Planning

Cost Guide for Tenants and Lessees
Industry Codes of Practice - Leased and Tenanted Pubs
PICA Service
Pub Accommodation Guide
Restrictive Covenants
Structure of the Pub Sector


Children in Pubs
Flood Damage
Guidance on Drugs and Pubs
Guidance to the Mandatory Code
Head on Beer
Illegal Broadcasts of Premiership Football
Starting a Small Business
Weights and Measures


Accessibility in Pubs
Challenge 21
Energy - reducing costs for pubs
Euro 2016 Guidance
Responsibility and Partnerships
Waste Reduction

Supply Chain

Line Cleaning Guidance
Look After Your Kegs and Casks


Challenging Business Rates
Machine Games Duty Guidance for Licensees

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