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).


MPs honoured with special “Beer Champions” award in Parliament

MPs who have gone the extra mile to support Britain’s brewing and pub industries have been honoured with an award at a special event in Parliament.


BBPA and BII work together on chef shortage solutions

Two leading trade organisations have joined forces to fight the shortage of chefs and improve chef skills for those working in the pub and bar sector.


Better regulation –pubs enforcement highlighted at ministerial meeting

The BBPA’s Brigid Simmonds was among UK business leaders and regula...


Budget 2015 – email your MP about huge impact of beer and pubs – new website from the BBPA

The BBPA launches a new website, where supporters can email their MP asking then to back the campaign.


Budget 2015 - new report adds weight to call for a cut in beer duty, as 870,000 jobs depend on beer and pubs

A new report shows that that an astonishing 870,000 jobs depend on British beer and pubs.


British beer sales up for the first time in ten years

A decade of decline in UK beer sales has come to an end - figures are reported in the latest BBPA 'Beer Barometer'.


Brigid Simmonds' comment on Infrastructure Bill pubs vote

Brigid Simmonds', BBPA Chief Executive, comments on last night’s vote on New Clause 16 of the Infrastructure Bill, which sought planning permission for pubs’ change of use.


Budget 2015 - BBPA Chief Exec urges MPs to support Beer Duty cut - EDM 625

BBPA’s Brigid Simmonds has written to Members of Parliament urging them to support EDM 625


Sports sponsorship – BBPA comments on Andy Burnham speech

BBPA comment on sports sponsorship.

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