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).

19/04/17

BBPA welcomes Mayor’s support for London’s pubs

BBPA welcomes Mayor’s support for London’s pubs Commenting on th...

18/04/17

General Election 2017 – BBPA will highlight key issues for brewing and pubs

Commenting on the General Election announcement, BBPA Chief Executi...

11/04/17

Government litter strategy – deposit schemes not the solution to litter blight

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s litter strategy, ...

10/04/17

Hackney Late Night Levy – BBPA responds to consultation

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has responded to the cons...

04/04/17

House of Lords Committee on Licensing – BBPA responds to key conclusions

The BBPA has commented on the key issues arising from the House of ...

04/04/17

Brewing industry submits proposal to develop brewer apprenticeship

As the new Apprenticeship Levy starts operating this week, a group ...

30/03/17

BBPA responds to Public Health England’s Sugar Guidelines

Responding to Public Health England’s publication ‘Sugar Reduction:...

30/03/17

BBPA responds to publication of Great Repeal Bill White Paper

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) Chief Executive, Brigid S...

28/03/17

Planning and pubs – welcome from BBPA as new proposals moved through the Commons today

Commenting on the Neighbourhood Planning Bill’s progress through Pa...

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