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).

26/10/17

Welcome for debate in Parliament next week, on taxation in beer and pub Sector

The BBPA has welcomed a debate to take place next Tuesday in Parlia...

25/10/17

BBPA Pub Chef of the Year competition - Nomination deadline extended to 7th November

The BBPA's Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year competition is still ...

23/10/17

BBPA distributes over 200,000 ‘Cut Beer Tax’ beer mats to 2,000 pubs

The campaign for a cut in beer tax has moved up a gear this week, w...

19/10/17

Beer Duty and Business Rates – eight leading industry bodies call for decisive action from Chancellor in Budget

Eight leading bodies representing the entire supply chain in Britai...

19/10/17

£100 million boost for British beer thanks to new export strategy

A new strategy to drive exports of British beer, the UK’s third big...

18/10/17

Business rates – BBPA welcomes tough approach from DCLG over rate reliefs for pubs

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed the tough approac...

17/10/17

Pubs call for action over looming £60 million business rates bombshell

Leading trade and consumer associations representing the UK’s pub s...

12/10/17

BBPA Awards – Black Sheep, Craft Union, the Co-op and Heineken UK scoop the prizes at BBPA Annual Dinner

Awards for Black Sheep, Craft Union, the Co-op and Heineken UK, alo...

12/10/17

Action needed on tax, BBPA Chairman David Forde tells BBPA Annual Dinner

The UK beer and pub industry is taking up the challenge of respondi...

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