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, Brigid Simmonds, British Beer & Pub Association … [Read more...]

Business rates – check you receive your rate relief says BBPA, and new advice for help on business rates for pubs affected by floods

  With business rates bills an ongoing concern for pubs, the BBPA is urging publicans to check that they receive the retail business … [Read more...]

Budget 2014 reaction – huge cheer for beer, as brewers and pubs celebrate further one pence duty CUT!!

  Commenting on the second, historic beer duty cut in the Budget, Brigid Simmonds, BBPA Chief Executive, … [Read more...]

BBPA welcomes World Cup extended hours consultation

  The BBPA has welcomed the publication of the Home Office consultation on ‘The relaxation of licensing hours during the FIFA World … [Read more...]

Budget 2014 – Parliamentary motion urging a freeze in beer tax is now most popular tax campaign, as 100 MPs back call

  Calls for a freeze in beer tax in the Budget now have more support than any other tax measure among early day motions (EDMs) signed … [Read more...]

BBPA backs English Tourism Week (29th March to 6th April) and urges pubs to get involved

The British Beer & Pub Association says brewers and pubs can get involved in English Tourism Week 2014; a week-long celebration of … [Read more...]

New figures published today for EVERY UK CONSTITUENCY show vital role of beer and pubs

  ·         New report shows beer and pub jobs in every Parliamentary constituency and every local authority … [Read more...]

Sugar in beer – BBPA sets record straight

Commenting on reports in today’s Daily Mail, that a pint of ale can contain nine teaspoons of sugar, a BBPA spokesperson … [Read more...]

Budget 2014 – freeze in beer duty would secure 2,400 jobs this year alone, Britain’s brewers tell Treasury Minister

A freeze in beer duty would build on the success of last year’s historic Budget duty cut – promoting jobs, growth, and investment in … [Read more...]

Britain’s brewers toast continued growth in volumes, as positive impact of Beer Duty cut continues

         Total beer sales up 0.8 per cent in Q4 2013   ·         Pub beer sales down 2.2 per cent … [Read more...]