Amendment on pub planning issues welcomed

News that the Government will put forward its own, new amendment on pub planning issues has been welcomed by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). it will support a measure to close a planning loophole in England which has...

Pubs need to be vigilant against terror threat

Yesterday’s tragic events in London are a reminder that it is important for pubs to be vigilant to the threat of terrorism, says the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). Chief executive, Brigid Simmonds, said: “Pubs should monitor advice from the police,...

BBPA welcomes exemption from laundering legislation

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed the result of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 consultation. This has followed a BBPA recommendation in granting pubs an exemption to new regulations, recognising their status as a low-risk gambling...

BBPA looks for positive approach in Gloucester

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has reiterated calls for Gloucester City Council not to introduce a late night levy, and instead to look at the example of nearby Cheltenham council, which has opted for an alternative, partnership approach to protect and...