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).

15/03/16

BBPA a founding signatory of Courtauld Commitment 2025

The BBPA has today signed the [Waste & Resources Action Plan (WRAP)...

14/03/16

BBPA comments on National Minimum Wage changes

The British Beer & Pub Association has commented on today’s increas...

14/03/16

Budget 2016 - leading brewers and pub operators join forces in joint letter to The Times urging fourth cut in beer duty

With the Budget just days away, 36 BBPA members have signed a joint...

10/03/16

Brigid Simmonds welcomes Community Pub Business Support Programme

Brigid Simmonds, British Beer and Pub Association Chief Executive, ...

08/03/16

South West MPs support beer and pubs in reception in Parliament

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) last night held an inau...

03/03/16

Budget 2016 - CAMRA report adds weight to call for beer tax cut

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has commented on yesterday’s report from the Centre for Economic Research for CAMRA

25/02/16

Beer duty - MPs deliver a ‘Message in a Barrel’ to the Chancellor

Nearly fifty MPs joined with the British Beer & Pub Association, th...

24/02/16

Pub Chef of the Year winners announced!

Celebrations are in order for two of the UK’s best pub chefs - Mila...

23/02/16

72 per cent back cut or freeze in beer duty – new YouGov poll for BBPA

Calls for more action to tackle Britain’s high rates of beer duty are popular with the general public, according to a poll from YouGov for the BBPA

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