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...


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...



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).


Brexit White Paper – statement from the BBPA

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s White Paper on ex...


Joint industry event on recruitment & retention sets out opportunities and challenges

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), in association with the ...


New BBPA guidance on accessibility, helping pubs to welcome all those with access needs

The BBPA has published updated guidance for pubs to help licensees ...


Local Alcohol Action Areas – BBPA welcomes phase two

The BBPA has welcomed the second round of the Home Office’s Local A...


Get involved in our efforts to #cutbeertax!

Social media graphics and animations to support this year’s #cutbe...


BBPA comments on latest data relating to Pubs Code Adjudicator enquiries

Brigid Simmonds, Chief Executive, British Beer & Pub Association, h...


Pubs can make the most of water competition from this April, says BBPA

With less than three months to go, the British Beer & Pub Associati...


Brewers' Research & Education Fund open for applications for 2017

A major grants fund that provides funding for scientific research a...


BBPA responds to Prime Minister May’s Brexit Speech

The BBPA’s Chief Executive, Brigid Simmonds, has this afternoon res...

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