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).


BBPA welcomes Government response to Select Committee tourism report

Brigid Simmonds OBE, Chief Executive of the British Beer & Association, has today welcomed the Government’s response to the DCMS Select Committee report on tourism.


Austin Healey to host BBPA Annual Dinner and Awards

Austin Healey, former England and British & Irish Lions star, has been announced as the co-host for this year’s BBPA Annual Dinner and Awards, an event sponsored by Sky.


BBPA welcomes new Government Tourism strategy and calls for fast action to cut red tape

Chief Executive of the British Beer & Pub Association Brigid Simmonds OBE today welcomed the Government’s new five point plan to boost tourism across Britain.


BBPA Industry Awards open for entry – book your place now for BBPA Annual Dinner!

BBPA Chief Executive, Brigid Simmonds has today written to industry representatives urging them to submit entries for the BBPA Industry awards 2015


Summer Budget – BBPA welcomes tax cuts for business

Brigid Simmonds, Chief Executive of the British Beer & Pub Association, comments on the Summer Budget


Milan Expo - British Brewers’ confidence at a high, BBPA Chairman tells Europe’s brewers

Three beer duty cuts and a new spirit of entrepreneurship has led to more confidence in Britain’s brewing industry


Congrats for resounding success of Beer Day Britain

The first ever Beer Day Britain took place on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.


BBPA comments on latest BT pricing package

BBPA comment on the announcement from BT Sport on its latest pubs, clubs & commercial premises package.


English pubs paying millions over-the-odds in Business Rates, new figures show

England’s pubs are paying almost six times more in Business Rates than can be justified by their turnover

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