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).


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...


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...


England’s Pubs Toast Tourism

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


BBPA Annual Dinner & Awards 2014 – all the winners!

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


Conservative party conference – good news for Chancellor, with beer Budget cheer

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has released its ‘Cheers ...


Time to act on allergens - Brigid Simmonds writes in Publican’s Morning Advertiser

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has written a ‘My Shout’ column for the Publican’s Morning Advertiser this week, highlighting to publicans that preparation is needed for new allergen laws coming into force on 14th December.


More than 100 companies call for overhaul of business rates

Today the BBPA was featured in a full page advert in The Telegraph ...


Shortlists for BBPA Industry Awards 2014 announced!

With just under one month to go, the British Beer & Pub Association has announced the shortlists for its awards ceremony at its annual dinner on 8th October.

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