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).


Government moves to tackle ‘double charging’ for BIDs welcomed

The BBPA has welcomed moves by the Government to tackle ‘double cha...


Voluntary alcohol labelling target achieved – “fantastic” says Health Minister

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed a new report conf...


Beer enjoys year-on-year sales growth for third consecutive quarter - BBPA Q3 ‘Beer Barometer’

* Total beer sales up 1.4 per cent, year-on-year * Third quarter o...


SUSTAIN Partnership – Black Sheep, Fuller’s and Shepherd Neame join scheme to deliver packaging waste savings

The number of brewers formally signed up to the BBPA-operated SUSTA...


SUSTAIN Partnership – brewers sign up to scheme to deliver major savings on packaging waste

Two British brewers have already signed up to a new partnership initiative supported by the BBPA


Business Rates – freeze multiplier now, urges BBPA

With today’s RPI inflation figures pointing to a £15 million rise i...


England’s Pubs Toast Tourism

VisitEngland announces new partnership with The British Beer & Pub ...


BBPA Annual Dinner – pro-pub policies good for Britain, says BBPA chairman

Policies that are pro-pub are good for the economy and local commun...


BBPA Annual Dinner & Awards 2014 – all the winners!

• Beer Champion 2014 – Punch Taverns • Pub Champion 2014 – Star Pu...

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