New survey shows tenanted/leased pub closure rate of five per week, in the year to September 2014

As the pubco legislation reaches a critical stage in Parliament this week, new research shows that recent pub closure figures in the … [Read more...]

BBPA welcomes moves on personal licences

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds has welcomed moves by the Home Office to permit the continuation of personal licences through the … [Read more...]

Beer enjoys year-on-year sales growth for third consecutive quarter – BBPA Q3 ‘Beer Barometer’  

otal beer sales up 1.4 per cent, year-on-year Third quarter of year-on-year growth Recovery needs further cuts in beer duty, says … [Read more...]

Government moves to tackle ‘double charging’ for BIDs welcomed

The BBPA has welcomed moves by the Government to tackle ‘double charging’ for local businesses operating in Business Improvements … [Read more...]

Business Rates – freeze multiplier now, urges BBPA

With today’s RPI inflation figures pointing to a £15 million rise in the business rates bill for community pubs, the British Beer & … [Read more...]

England’s Pubs Toast Tourism

VisitEngland announces new partnership with The British Beer & Pubs Association for English Tourism Week 2015  9 October … [Read more...]

Conservative party conference – good news for Chancellor, with beer Budget cheer  

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has released its ‘Cheers 2014’ report, detailing how consecutive beer duty cuts have … [Read more...]

British brewers invited to take advantage of new export markets – ‘meet the buyer’ event this Wednesday at Brewers’ Hall

There is still time for British brewers to take advantage of a unique opportunity to meet overseas buyers of British beers, at a free event … [Read more...]

Planning and pubs – BBPA comments on new Government consultation

Brigid Simmonds, BBPA Chief Executive, comments: “We will be responding to the consultation in detail, but given the evolution of pubs, … [Read more...]

Public Health Responsibility Deal – more success for partnership working with new on-trade commitment to help deliver alcohol unit-reduction

The British Beer & Pub Association BBPA and its members will take action through the on-trade, to help deliver the pledge to remove a … [Read more...]