All news articles for December 19, 2016

Demand for help: call for PM to help industry

Business rates

Restaurant and pub senior executives call on PM to help industry

By Michelle Perrett

More than 20 chief executives of restaurant and pub groups have urged the Prime Minister Theresa May to help the sector by considering a VAT cut, extending transitional relief on business rates and reducing the national insurance burden.

Honorary membership: Will Conway, centre, with Mike Clist, left, and Graham Evans


All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group joins BII

By Michelle Perrett

The All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) is to be kept up to date on pub trade issues through membership of the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII).

Accusation: Greg Mulholland MP


Mulholland accuses BBPA of misleading parliament

By Liam Coleman

All-Party Parliamentary Save the Pub Group chairman Greg Mulholland has made a stinging attack on the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) accusing it of misleading MPs in a vote on development rights for pubs.