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).

21/07/17

Gloucester rejection of Late Night Levy shows policy is not the answer, says BBPA

Yesterday’s decision by Gloucester Council to reject a Late Night L...

19/07/17

Pub sector joins forces to demand business rates reform

The BBPA has joined a coalition of consumers, pub owners, operators...

19/07/17

Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year Competition Takes Off

Following the huge success of the British Beer & Pub Association Pa...

19/07/17

Consultation launched on draft standard for the Brewer Trailblazer Apprenticeship

The BBPA is supporting a consultation on a new draft standard for a...

12/07/17

BBPA welcomes Jake Berry as new pubs minister

Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed Jake Berry as the new ...

10/07/17

BBPA publishes latest cost benchmarking data for tenants and lessees

The BBPA has today published [the latest edition of its operating c...

07/07/17

Cautious approach needed on minimum wage rates – BBPA submission

The British Beer & Pub Association has urged a cautious approach wh...

04/07/17

BBPA clarifies codes system for pubs in Scotland

The BBPA has moved to clarify suggestions that there is no code gov...

03/07/17

Annual Dinner & Awards 2017 – BBPA announces awards categories, entries now open

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and Pub & Bar magazine ha...

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