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).

23/03/16

Modern Crime Prevention Strategy - BBPA comments

Commenting on today’s publication of the Home Office’s [Modern Crim...

23/03/16

Cheers! Pub hours to be extended for Queen’s 90th birthday

Commenting on today’s comments by the Prime Minister in the House o...

22/03/16

Deadline looms for Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme - BBPA urges companies to register

With just over a week to go before the deadline for registrations u...

21/03/16

Reducing the energy burden for pubs - BBPA announces special one-day conference on Thursday, 5th May

The BBPA has announced a special conference, the ‘Pub Industry Ener...

18/03/16

Budget 2016 – Big £39 million annual saving on business rates for England’s pubs – new analysis from BBPA

Big changes to the way the Government levies business rates announc...

17/03/16

Well-deserved accolades for BBPA members at the Publican awards

Warm Congratulations are due to leading BBPA figures, after their r...

17/03/16

Tenant satisfaction survey from M&C Allegra – BBPA comments on strong results

“These strong results show the significant progress the sector continues to make in improving tenant satisfaction.

17/03/16

E-cigarettes - BBPA welcomes vote against ban in Wales

Commenting on last night’s vote in the Welsh Assembly against a ban on e-cigarettes in public places, BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds said:

16/03/16

Budget 2016 - BBPA comments on duty freeze and business rates changes

Commenting on the freeze in beer duty and business rates support fo...

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