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).


New tenners come in today – BBPA reminder!

With new, ten pound polymer bank note will go into circulation toda...


September inflation – BBPA issues warning over beer tax in Budget

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


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...


Brexit - BBPA comments on leaked Home Office migration document

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


BBPA comments on PCA MRO report

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


BBPA job opportunity - Policy & Information Officer

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

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