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).

16/01/17

Budget 2017 – leading industry bodies join forces to write to MPs urging them to back cut in beer duty in the Budget

* New campaign website at www.cutbeertax.co.uk. * All can get invo...

11/01/17

Budget 2017 – new report adds weight to BBPA’s call for cut in beer duty rate

* Over 898,000 jobs supported by the beer and pub industry, 42 per ...

04/01/17

BBPA offers congratulations to Keith Bott for his MBE

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has congratulated Keith Bott o...

22/12/16

BBPA writes to Liverpool City Council expressing concerns over Late Night Levy implementation

The British Beer and Pub Association has written to Liverpool City ...

21/12/16

Young persons’ ID – don’t use passports, use PASS!

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed a new campaign la...

06/12/16

Brigid Simmonds comments on Pubs Code Adjudicator enquiry statistics

Brigid Simmonds, BBPA Chief Executive, has commented on figures rel...

02/12/16

BBPA Responds to Government Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures

The BBPA has responded to the Government’s review of gaming machine...

24/11/16

BBPA responds to Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

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

16/11/16

BBPA urges Cheltenham to abolish Late Night Levy

The British Beer & Pub Association has urged Cheltenham Borough Cou...

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