05/11/17

Sharp drop in pub beer sales adds to urgent calls for a beer tax rethink

Sales of beer in Britain’s pubs suffered a worrying, 3.6 per cent drop in the third quarter, the worst Q3 performance for five years. The news has prompted urgent calls for a halt to yet more beer tax rises in the Budget on 22nd November. The figures are released today in the Quarterly ‘Beer Barometer’, from the British Beer & Pub Association. The 3.6 per cent drop in on-trade sales from July to September, represents an astonishing 35 million fewer pints sold in Britain’s pubs, bars and re...
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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).

12/09/17

September inflation – BBPA issues warning over beer tax in Budget

The British Beer & Pub Association has issued a warning that today'...

11/09/17

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson to bring ‘unique and charismatic’ style to BBPA annual dinner

With the 11th October date fast approaching, Bruce Dickinson has to...

06/09/17

Brexit - BBPA comments on leaked Home Office migration document

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds, comments: “This document s...

23/08/17

BBPA comments on PCA MRO report

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds comments: “We are extremely...

21/08/17

Nominations for BBPA's Parliamentary Pub Chef Awards 2017/18 gather momentum

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) opened the second Parliam...

11/08/17

Sustain, the BBPA’s green packaging partnership, delivering big savings to members

Sustain, the BBPA’s Sustainable Packaging Partnership, has grown fr...

10/08/17

Business rates – time for action over councils’ failure to deliver rates relief

Commenting on today’s FOI statistics showing local authorities have...

10/08/17

BBPA job opportunity - Policy & Information Officer

The British Beer & Pub Association, the leading trade association r...

08/08/17

55 per cent think UK beer duty too high – Brigid Simmonds comments

Commenting on today’s survey from YouGov for CAMRA (Campaign for Re...

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