08/03/17

Budget 2017 – new pub specific rates relief welcome, but beer tax hike hugely damaging to British brewers, pubs and pubgoers

Commenting on today’s Budget, BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds, said: “We very much welcome the specific help for pubs with rate relief; £1,000 off for all pubs with a rateable value less than £100,000. We campaigned very hard for this and it is vital that this is extended in future years. “We have been very clear with Government that pubs are paying 2.8 per cent of Business Rates, but only generate 0.5 per cent of turnover – an overpayment of £500 million. This very specific ack...
 

08/03/17

Budget 2017 – new pub specific rates relief welcome, but beer tax hike hugely damaging to British brewers, pubs and pubgoers

Commenting on today’s Budget, BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds, said: “We very much welcome the specific help for pubs with rate relief; £1,000 off fo...

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23/11/15

Pubs carrying huge tax burden from business rates, new report shows

Britain’s pubs carry one of the heaviest tax burdens in the UK economy, says a new report from Oxford Economics for the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

24/03/17

Planning and pubs – BBPA comments on new DCLG proposals

Commenting on news that the Government will put forward its own, ne...

23/03/17

Westminster terror attack – statement and advice from the BBPA

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds: “Yesterday’s tragic events...

22/03/17

New £1 coin – BBPA urges licensees to prepare for coin’s launch

With just one week to go until The Royal Mint launches the new, 12-...

21/03/17

Gloucester Late Night Levy – BBPA comments on decision deferral

Commenting on the news that Gloucester City Council has deferred a ...

20/03/17

BBPA responds to Article 50 trigger date

The BBPA’s Chief Executive, Brigid Simmonds, has commented on the P...

20/03/17

Money laundering consultation – BBPA welcomes exemption for pubs

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has today welcomed the re...

20/03/17

Alcohol duties – beer should have been included in today’s low-strength consultation, says BBPA

Commenting on the opening of a new consultation today, seeking view...

16/03/17

BBPA voices support for Tax Equality Day

The BBPA is backing Tax Equality Day on Wednesday 20th September, a...

15/03/17

Gloucester Late Night Levy – BBPA reiterates call for alternative approach, encourages Gloucester to follow Cheltenham’s example

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has reiterated calls for ...

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