David Forde proposed as new BBPA Chairman  

  The BBPA has announced that David Forde, Managing Director of HEINEKEN UK, will be proposed as the next BBPA Chairman at its AGM … [Read more...]

Rates revaluation – pubs must act quickly to avoid fines and red tape, warns BBPA

From 1st April, publicans to be asked for trading data to feed into business rates revaluation Just 28 days to avoid more complex … [Read more...]

Alcohol consumption per head down again in 2014 – but remarkable cheer for beer adds to ‘overwhelming’ case for beer duty cut

UK alcohol consumption per head down yet again – 0.3 per cent drop in 2014 Beer recovers market share for first time since 2006, extending … [Read more...]

New posters set out the law on serving alcohol

A new poster campaign to help licensees raise awareness of the laws on buying alcohol for a drunken person, or knowingly selling alcohol to … [Read more...]

BBPA launches energy audit solution to meet new legislation

The BBPA has launched a new scheme designed to reduce the costs associated with the new Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) … [Read more...]

Better regulation –pubs enforcement highlighted at ministerial meeting

The BBPA’s Brigid Simmonds was among UK business leaders and regulators yesterday, at a round table at the Department of Business Innovation … [Read more...]

Budget 2015 – email your MP about huge impact of beer and pubs – new website  www.beerandpubjobs.co.uk from the BBPA

The campaign to secure a third, historic cut in beer duty moved up another gear today, with the launch of a new website from the BBPA, where … [Read more...]

Budget 2015 – new report adds weight to call for freeze in beer duty, as 870,000 jobs depend on beer and pubs

870,000 jobs supported by beer and pubs, 44 per cent of which are under 25s £21.7 billion contribution to the economy in Gross Value Added … [Read more...]

British beer sales up for the first time in ten years

Total beer sales up 1.3 per cent in 2014,  ending a decade of decline Off-trade sales overtake on trade, for the first time on record A … [Read more...]

SUSTAIN partnership – great start to 2015, as membership rises from five to 14


Nine new members have formally signed up to the BBPA-operated SUSTAIN waste packaging compliance scheme, marking a great start to 2015. The … [Read more...]