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).

07/07/16

Great British High Street competition and High Street Pledge launched

This morning, BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds, in her role as ...

06/07/16

Euro 2016 - best of luck to Wales!

The BBPA wishes Wales the best of luck in tonight’s Euro 2016 semi-...

15/06/16

Beer Day Britain is here! BBPA joins in celebrations

Beer Day Britain, the day to celebrate beer, Britain’s national dri...

14/06/16

Cheltenham looks to abandon Late Night Levy

Cheltenham Borough Council will consult on the continuation of its ...

10/06/16

Queen’s 90th and Euro 2016 – time to celebrate down the pub this weekend, says BBPA

A unique combination of The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations, and...

08/06/16

BBPA releases 2016 benchmarking data for tenants and lessees

The BBPA has today released the updated 2016 cost guide for tenants...

07/06/16

Soft Drinks Levy - Brigid Simmonds writes in Pub & Bar Magazine

British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) Chief Executive, Brigid Sim...

24/05/16

A Healthy Perspective on Beer – new report

A new report commissioned by the BBPA, 'A healthy perspective on be...

20/05/16

PRS for Music crowns Inverness pub The Tooth & Claw as 2016 Music Makeover Pubs winner

The BBPA has congratulated the Tooth & Claw pub in Inverness, which...

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