BBPA Job Opportunity - Digital Communications Manager

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), the leading trade association representing the interests of the brewing and pub industries, is seeking an experienced digital communications manager to work as part of a busy team. Based in our head office in the City of London you will be responsible for delivering external communications with a strong emphasis on digital platforms and written media. The successful candidate will: • Develop social media and digital campaigns to help to achieve BB...


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).


Britain’s brewers on-track in delivering billion unit reduction pledge

Britain's brewers are making good progress in delivering the reduction in units of alcohol achieved to 2012, under the Government’s billion-unit pledge, it has been revealed today.


Welcome for Minister's comments on pubs and school dinners

Comment on strong support from Pubs Minister Brandon Lewis MP, for pubs to provide school dinners reported in today’s Daily Telegraph.


New figures show UK alcohol consumption down 2.1 per cent in 2013

UK alcohol consumption per head fell again in 2013, new figures show. This is the seventh year in the past nine that there has been a fall.


BBPA calls for changes to Government proposals on licensing fees

Government plans to change the way licensing fees are calculated for pubs, bars and nightclubs by local councils could result in huge new bills for small local pubs, according to the British Beer & Pub Association, in its response to a Government consultation, which closed this week.


Huge thanks to BBPA Midlands Secretary, Richard Matthews, on his retirement

British Beer & Pub Association Midlands Regional Secretary Richard Matthews has retired after 11 years in the post and 35 years in the industry.


Finalists announced for BBPA sponsored VisitEngland Awards for Excellence Tourism Pub Award

VisitEngland has today announced the finalists for their Awards for Excellence 2014. Among the categories is the British Beer & Pub Association sponsored Tourism Pub category.


Brewers say it with beer - industry thanks MPs for second duty cut

Brewers thanked the MPs who took a second penny off the pint in last month’s Budget in time-honoured tradition – by brewing a beer for them.


Back of the net! – Pub trade delighted with World Cup extra hours

Welcoming today’s decision on extra hours for pubs for England’s World Cup games.


BBPA comments on Personal Licences

Brigid Simmonds, BBPA Chief Executive, comments on the Government announcement on personal licences.

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