BBPA Job Opportunity - Digital Communications Manager

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), the leading trade association representing the interests of the brewing and pub industries, is seeking an experienced digital communications manager to work as part of a busy team. Based in our head office in the City of London you will be responsible for delivering external communications with a strong emphasis on digital platforms and written media. The successful candidate will: • Develop social media and digital campaigns to help to achieve BB...


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).


Business rates review - BBPA comments

Brigid Simmonds comments on the Government’s announcement that it has confirmed it will be conducting a review of business rates in England


VisitEngland to become stand-alone body for English tourism and focus on supporting new tourism experiences

VisitEngland will formally separate from VisitBritain and VisitEngland, creating a truly independent body for England which puts the UK’s biggest tourism market on a par with other UK nations.


Rates revaluation - pubs must act quickly to avoid fines and red tape, warns BBPA

The BBPA is alerting publicans that they need to act quickly in response to a looming letter from the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) about their rateable valuation


Alcohol consumption per head down again in 2014 – but remarkable cheer for beer adds to ‘overwhelming’ case for beer duty cut

New figures out today show that the amount Britons drink has fallen yet again, by 0.3 per cent in 2014 - for the eighth year in the past ten.


BBPA launches energy audit solution to meet new legislation

The BBPA has launched a new scheme designed to reduce the costs associated with the new Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) legislation.


New posters set out the law on serving alcohol

A new poster campaign to help licensees raise awareness of the laws on buying alcohol for a drunken person, or knowingly selling alcohol to a person who is drunk, has been launched today.


Brigid Simmonds flies the flag for pubs at English Tourism Week launch in Cumbria

Speaking at an event today to mark the launch of English Tourism We...


Public Health Minister Jane Ellison congratulates drinks industry on the success of the ‘Billion Unit Reduction Pledge’

Public Health Minister Jane Ellison has congratulated the drinks industry on its success in removing 1.3 billion units of alcohol from the UK market at an event in Parliament last night.


Budget 2015 - Midlands brewers make the case for duty cut to MPs

The British brewing industry in the Midlands was celebrated in the Houses of Parliament yesterday at the Midlands Beer & Pub Association’s (MBPA) inaugural parliamentary reception.

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