Business Rates – welcome for streamlined process for appeals

The BBPA has welcomed proposals today from DCLG to streamline the appeals process for Business Rates, which should make it easier for pubs … [Read more...]

Winners revealed in BBPA Annual Awards 2015


  Awards for Hogs Back Brewery, The Co-op, Timothy Taylor’s Charles Dent, and Andrew Griffiths MP, have been revealed at the British Beer … [Read more...]

Milan Expo – British beers showcased at BBPA tasting event

Britain’s beers took centre stage in Milan today, at a tasting organised by the British Beer & Pub Association as part of Milan Expo, … [Read more...]

Rugby World Cup – new BBPA guidance for pubs

With the Rugby World Cup about to begin, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has produced a new guidance booklet for pubs, to help … [Read more...]

Q2 Beer Barometer – support still needed for British beer

An early Easter, and the impact of the World Cup 2014, resulted in disappointing beer sales in the second quarter of 2015, according to the … [Read more...]

BBPA welcomes £24 million growth programme for rural businesses and communities

  The BBPA has welcomed a Government announcement for a new £24 million Growth Programme which aims to benefit rural communities by … [Read more...]

BBPA Industry Awards open for entry – book your place now for BBPA Annual Dinner!

BBPA Chief Executive, Brigid Simmonds has today written to industry representatives urging them to submit entries for the BBPA Industry … [Read more...]

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...]