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22/11/17

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...
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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).

11/12/14

Constructive dialogue needed to promote confidence in pubs legislation, BBPA Chairman Jonathan Neame tells MPs and Peers

BBPA Chairman Jonathan Neame has told MPs that the pub industry rec...

10/12/14

Pub sector – BBPA comments on IEA report

This report is a welcome burst of new and balanced analysis into the debate, by a leading independent think-tank.

03/12/14

Business Rates Relief - BBPA comments on Autumn Statement

BBPA Chief Executive, Brigid Simmonds, comments: I am very pleas...

28/11/14

BBPA welcomes moves on renewal of personal licences

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed today’s factsheets from the Home Office on personal licences.

20/11/14

Call for action on Business Rates across the brewing and pub industry

The BBPA has assembled a wide coalition of industry bodies calling ...

18/11/14

Pub Code legislation – changes made by MPs today are ‘hugely damaging’ says BBPA

Commenting on the Report Stage of the Small Business Bill in the Ho...

18/11/14

New survey shows tenanted/leased pub closure rate of five per week, in the year to September 2014

As the pub code legislation reaches a critical stage in Parliament ...

17/11/14

Small Business Bill - opposition to New Clause 2 on beer tie

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has commented on the impact of New Clause 2, which seeks to introduce a ‘market rent only’ option into the legislation

14/11/14

BBPA welcomes moves on personal licences

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed moves by the Home Office to permit the continuation of personal licences through the return of a form to the local authority.

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