BBPA warns against beer tax rise

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has issued a warning that today’s rocketing inflation rate should not be used to ratchet up beer taxes in the autumn Budget, as currently planned.  If the Chancellor sticks to an inflation-based increase already...

CAMRA wants pub pledges in Queen’s Speech

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling on the government to deliver on its manifesto commitment to review the business rates system and relieve the burden on the pub sector. CAMRA is very concerned that pubs are facing a punitive tax burden, which sees the...