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).

03/10/17

Autumn Budget 2017 – BBPA’s #cutbeertax social media assets go live

The BBPA has launched an infographics campaign via social media, to...

28/09/17

Business rates – BBPA welcome for Manchester City Council action on pub rates relief

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed yesterday’s move ...

27/09/17

Brigid Simmonds comments on 2017/18 Cask Report, published today

According to the [2017/18 Cask Report,] (http://cask-marque.co.uk/)...

25/09/17

BBPA comments on Tower Hamlets Late Night Levy introduction

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds comments: “This is very dis...

22/09/17

Brexit – BBPA comments on Prime Minister’s Florence speech

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds comments: “Theresa May’s ex...

21/09/17

BBPA publishes Stats Handbook 2017 – pint of pub bitter tops £3 for the first time

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has today published its A...

20/09/17

Tax Equality Day – great chance to highlight tax unfairness on pubs, says Brigid Simmonds

Commenting on today’s Tax Equality Day, which highlights the unfair...

15/09/17

Industry and Government celebrates one billion pints in beer exports

Commenting on today’s figures from DEFRA showing one billion pints ...

14/09/17

New tenners come in today – BBPA reminder!

With new, ten pound polymer bank note will go into circulation toda...

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