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).

01/03/17

#cutbeertax campaign - 71 MPs sign and return beer and pub pledge card as ‘giant pint’ delivered to the Treasury

Seventy-One Members of Parliament have now signed a pledge card sup...

01/03/17

Business Rates – BBPA strengthens calls for rates relief and reform for pubs

Following last week’s indications from the Government that it would...

28/02/17

Today’s House of Lords amendment on planning would cause uncertainty for pub trade, says BBPA

The BBPA has expressed concerns today, at an amendment to the Neigh...

27/02/17

BBPA welcomes Cheltenham’s decision to abolish Late Night levy

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed Cheltenham B...

23/02/17

Beer sales down in 2016 – penny off a pint in the Budget would safeguard jobs and pubs, says BBPA

Sales of British beer fell by one per cent in 2016, prompting renew...

23/02/17

Business Rates – SBPA welcomes cap, which should save pubs £6 million

The Scottish Beer and Pub Association has welcomed the one year cap...

23/02/17

Business Rates - Brigid Simmonds welcomes review of transitional relief and reiterates call for wider pub reforms

Brigid Simmonds, BBPA Chief Executive, comments: “There is a hu...

17/02/17

Business Rates - Brigid Simmonds' lead letter in The Times

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has the lead letter in The Tim...

08/02/17

MPs from the North West show their support for beer and pubs at BBPA Parliamentary event

The British Beer & Pub Association last night held its first ever N...

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