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On-trade lost £5.7bn in beer sales last year

On-trade lost £5.7bn in beer sales last year

By James McAllister

New data from the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) reveals that the on-trade lost £5.7bn of revenue from beer sales alone in 2021 – equivalent to 1.4 billion pints.

Pubs to lose out on £9m during Euro final

Pubs to lose out on £9m during Euro final

By James McAllister

The boost to pubs fuelled by England reaching the UEFA Euro 2020 final will be 'greatly hindered' by trading restrictions, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has warned.

Trade bodies call on Government to extend business rates holliday

Businesses face ‘rocky road to recovery’

By Finn Scott-Delany

Hospitality trade bodies UKH, BBPA and BII have called for Government to extend the business rates holiday for at least a further three months to allow businesses to get back on their feet.

Business leaders press Government for pub reopening date soon after lockdown

Pub beer sales down nearly £8b in 2020

By Joe Lutrario

Beer and pub sector leaders are pressing the Government for a reopening date as data reveals that trading restrictions and lockdowns caused sales of beer to plummet by 56% in 2020.

The BBPA has called for another cut in beer duty to help revive beer sales in pubs

Off-trade beer sales overtake on-trade for first time

By Carina Perkins

Sales of beer in supermarkets and off-licences overtook pub sales for the first time on record last year, according to the latest data from the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

Yesterday parliamentary vote will result in the addition of a clause to the Small Business Bill

MPs' pubco vote divides industry

By Melodie Michel

MPs’ vote to allow ‘tied’ pub landlords to order beer from providers outside their brand is dividing the industry.

Industry pledges to stock lower ABV house wines

Industry pledges to stock lower ABV house wines

By Melodie Michel

Pubs and bars have agreed to stock house wines below 12.5 per cent ABV and promote lower-alcohol products to customers as part of the government’s campaign to tackle the £21bn a year cost of drink-related harm.

Alcohol strategy consultation pub views

Pub industry responds to Government's alcohol strategy consultation

By Emma Eversham

Trade bodies representing the pub sector have given their views on the Government's alcohol strategy consultation, putting forward a positive response to plans to cut red tape for the licensed sector and a ban on multi-buy promotions while questioning...

Jonathan Neame, Shepherd Neame chief executive, named BBPA chair

Shepherd Neame's Jonathan Neame named BBPA chair

By Peter Ruddick

Jonathan Neame, the chief executive of Kent-based brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame, has been named as the new chair of the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

The BBPA, BISL and BHA are calling for a halt to

'We need a rates freeze' hospitality leaders tell ministers

By Luke Nicholls

Chief executives of the UK’s pub, hotel, restaurant and leisure industry trade bodies have today hit back at huge hikes in business rates planned for next year in a letter to cabinet ministers Eric Pickles and Vince Cable.

New music fee proposals 'totally unacceptable' says BBPA

New music fee proposals 'totally unacceptable' says BBPA

By Emma Eversham

Proposals to increase the rates that pubs, clubs, hotels and restaurants pay to host DJ nights or other special music-focused events are 'totally unacceptable' according to the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

Customer alcohol spend at 37-year low

Customer alcohol spend at 37-year low

By Emma Eversham

The amount of money customers spend on alcohol when out drinking is at its lowest level since 1972 according to latest statistics from the British Beer & Pub Association

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