05/11/17

Sharp drop in pub beer sales adds to urgent calls for a beer tax rethink

Sales of beer in Britain’s pubs suffered a worrying, 3.6 per cent drop in the third quarter, the worst Q3 performance for five years. The news has prompted urgent calls for a halt to yet more beer tax rises in the Budget on 22nd November. The figures are released today in the Quarterly ‘Beer Barometer’, from the British Beer & Pub Association. The 3.6 per cent drop in on-trade sales from July to September, represents an astonishing 35 million fewer pints sold in Britain’s pubs, bars and re...
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05/05/17

Election 2017 – BBPA manifesto urges all parties to back policies for unlocking growth and investment in British beer and pubs

With the general election just weeks away, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has published a manifesto for the brewing and pub industry outlining its...

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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).

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

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...

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

BBPA responds to Article 50 trigger date

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

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 ...

10/03/17

Scottish Beer & Pub Association launches economic report at Holyrood – Almost 60,000 jobs reliant on industry in Scotland

A new report by economic experts Oxford Economics (OE), commissione...

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