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).


BBPA welcomes Mayor’s support for London’s pubs

BBPA welcomes Mayor’s support for London’s pubs Commenting on th...


General Election 2017 – BBPA will highlight key issues for brewing and pubs

Commenting on the General Election announcement, BBPA Chief Executi...


Government litter strategy – deposit schemes not the solution to litter blight

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s litter strategy, ...


Hackney Late Night Levy – BBPA responds to consultation

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has responded to the cons...


House of Lords Committee on Licensing – BBPA responds to key conclusions

The BBPA has commented on the key issues arising from the House of ...


Brewing industry submits proposal to develop brewer apprenticeship

As the new Apprenticeship Levy starts operating this week, a group ...


BBPA responds to Public Health England’s Sugar Guidelines

Responding to Public Health England’s publication ‘Sugar Reduction:...


BBPA responds to publication of Great Repeal Bill White Paper

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) Chief Executive, Brigid S...


Planning and pubs – welcome from BBPA as new proposals moved through the Commons today

Commenting on the Neighbourhood Planning Bill’s progress through Pa...

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