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).

25/11/15

Business rates - BBPA reaction to Autumn Statement

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds reacts to Autumn Statement.

24/11/15

Maltsters’ Association of Great Britain seeking Executive Director

The Maltsters’ Association of Great Britain (MAGB) is seeking a new Executive Director.

24/11/15

Ten years on, Licensing Act is working well, says BBPA

Brigid Simmonds, BBPA Chief Executive, comments on the 10th Anniver...

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).

19/11/15

Parliamentary beer and food event celebrates women in the beer industry, as MPs find their perfect beer and food match

Women from the beer and pub industry were celebrated in Westminster last night at a beer and food tasting held by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, women in beer group Dea Latis, and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), sponsored by Ruth Smeeth MP for Stoke-on-Trent North.

19/11/15

Business Rates - industry bodies join forces in call for fairer deal for pubs in Autumn Statement

With the Chancellor due to deliver his Autumn Statement on 25th Nov...

11/11/15

Q3 BBPA Beer Barometer – big bounce for beer sales

UK beer sales rebounded strongly in quarter three, with a 3.9 per c...

05/11/15

Scottish Beer & Pub Association seeking senior adviser

The Scottish Beer & Pub Association is seeking a senior adviser to engage with stakeholders on key industry issues.

03/11/15

Thriving UK malt industry vital to British beer, Brigid Simmonds tells Maltsters Annual Lunch

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has stressed the vital importance of Britain’s malting industry to British brewing and the wider the UK economy.

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