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).


Setting the record straight - BBPA responds to claims re beer duty campaign

Setting the record straight, the BBPA has responded to claims today...


Cheers! MPs receive special pint glass highlighting UK’s high rates of beer duty in #cutbeertax campaign

Member of Parliament have this week received a special pint glass [...


Budget 2016 - latest UK beer sales figures show pressing need for another cut in beer duty, says BBPA

Annual sales of beer in Britain declined by 1.5 per cent in 2015, s...


Budget 2016 – new campaign short film calls for cut in beer duty – join the campaign!

The campaign for a cut in beer duty has launched a short, animated ...


Pub Chef Competition Heats Up

The heat was turned up as the eight finalists gathered for the cook...


Budget 2016 – campaign for duty cut steps up another gear, with 100,000 posters, postcards and beer mats going to pubs

The campaign for a fourth cut in beer duty stepped up yet another g...


Budget 2016 – email your MP about huge positive impact of beer and pubs

In the campaign to secure a fourth, historic cut in beer duty, the ...


Get ready for the new fivers and tenners, says BBPA

Pubs will soon need to get ready for the new ‘plastic’ five and ten...


Budget 2016 – Trade bodies urge MPs to back Beer Duty cut and sign Early Day Motion 919

The chief executives of the campaign coalition calling for a cut in...

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