Organisations united in call for beer duty cut

Picture: Alan Light, licensed via Flickr Creative Commons The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) have written to MPs urging them to write to the Chancellor to support their call for a...

CAMRA calls for beer duty freeze then cut

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling on the Government to protect the beer and pub sector by maintaining a freeze in beer duty in the upcoming Autumn Statement, and to consider an additional cut in next year’s Budget. CAMRA is concerned that the effects of the...

Report chronicles death of beer duty escalator

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has published The Story of Beer Duty: 2008-2016, detailing how the Government’s decision to abolish the beer duty escalator helped to spark a major turnaround in the fortunes of the beer and pub sector. The report,...
Signs of stability in beer market, says BBPA

Signs of stability in beer market, says BBPA

Beer sales in the first quarter of 2016 were 1% down on the same quarter in 2015, according to the latest Beer Barometer sales data from the British Beer & Pub Association. The fall was the smallest first quarter drop since 2008, giving further signs of more...