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).


BBPA publishes guide on what the upcoming changes in business rates mean for the pub industry

With just weeks to go until the publication of new rateable values ...


Machine tie - BBPA clarifies that tie unaffected under new codes for companies with fewer than 500 pubs

The BBPA has moved to correct a report in today’s Coinslot magazine...


National Pubwatch releases new film

National Pubwatch has released its new Challenge 21 film. The film ...


BBPA raises concerns over Camden licensing policy

The British Beer & Pub Association has raised concerns over plans b...


Buoyant British beer sales up 31 million pints in Q2 – Quarterly ‘Beer Barometer’ from the British Beer & Pub Association

Buoyant British beer sales in Q2 shows further signs of reversing a...


Lord Bilimoria welcomes BBPA calls for new Indian visitor visa

Lord Bilimoria, creator of Cobra Beer, has responded to a recent BB...


BBPA announces 2016 Awards

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and Pub & Bar magazine ha...


New Code of Practice for Leased and Tenanted Pubs Published

New codes of practice for leased and tenanted pubs have been publis...


BBPA calls for more frequent revaluations of business rates and new self-assessment model

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has today supported the G...

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