Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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Autumn Budget Industry Response

industry response Autumn Budget ©UK Parliament_Jessica Taylor
It wasn’t worth waiting up all night for Santa but Bacta did take some positives from the chancellor’s budget statement. Business rates reduction, beer duty freeze and the prospect of extra cash percolating around the system are all good for the sector. But still no MGD cut which is really what the industry needs.

BBPA hails success of National Hospitality Day

National Hospitality Day BBPA
The British Beer and Pub Association has estimated that over 18 million pints were served during National Hospitality Day on 18 September, after issuing a rallying call for pubgoers to support their local.

Pubs lose £25m in beer sales over bank holiday, according to trade body

BBPA Pubs lose £25m beers sales over bank holiday
The BBPA is urging government to invest in the sector to help it bridge the gap in revenues and enable pubs to play a leading role in building back better.

BBPA reports pubs overpay £570m in business rates

Business Rates being overpaid BBPA
The British Beer and Pub Association has reported that pubs overpay their fair share of business rates by £570m annually, as it calls for “root and branch” reform.

Double whammy could force closure of independents

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The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has described the Chancellor’s decision to collect March’s Beer Duty payments as a ‘huge blow for the UK’s small independent brewers’ and incredibly disappointing.

BBA petitions Government to cut beer duty

BBA Petition Beer Duty
Ahead of the Autumn Budget, the British Beer Alliance has handed the Government a 208,022-signature petition demanding a cut to beer duty, with six..

Simmonds comments on public concern over beer duty

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BBPA Chief Executive, Brigid Simmonds, has expressed her views on a recent survey from YouGov for CAMRA which shows the public’s concerns over beer duty. The research, carried out by YouGov has found that 55% of people who expressed an opinion believe beer duty is too high at 54p per pint. Commenting on the survey from YouGov for CAMRA (Campaign for...

Sales of British beer fall by one percent in 2016

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A one percent fall in the sales of British beer during last year has provoked calls for one penny cut in duties.   Sales of British beer fell by one percent in 2016, prompting renewed calls from the industry for a one penny cut in duties. The decrease amounts to 78m fewer pints being sold compared to the 12 months prior. However,...