Budget 2017 – Chancellor’s beer duty freeze a boost for British beer and pubs

Responding to the Chancellor’s Budget speech, BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds said: “The Chancellor’s decision to freeze beer duty and cancel his planned rise is an early Christmas present for beer drinkers and pubgoers worth £117 million this year and in subsequent years. It will secure over 3,000 jobs in pubs and the wider beer supply chain that would otherwise have been lost. This real-terms duty cut shows he has listened to our campaign and the concerns of pubs and pubgoers, and a...


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).


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...


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 ...


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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