Bottle banks: reducing waste can help your bottom line

Why reducing pub waste makes sense

By Claire Churchard

As consumer awareness and concerns about waste increases, smart hospitality businesses are already looking at how they can do more to reduce their environmental footprint.

Pay up: the Low Pay Commission has been urged to 'take caution' when increasing statutory wage rates

BBPA urges restraint on minimum wage increases

By Claire Churchard

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has urged the Low Pay Commission (LPC) to “take caution in increasing all statutory wage rates in April 2019” as pubs face a tough trading period.

MRO concerns: evidence given to PCA was 'comprehensive', says PAS in letter to BBPA

PAS slams BBPA response to PCA's MRO report as ‘utter rubbish’

By Claire Churchard

The Pubs Advisory Service (PAS) has written an open letter criticising the response from the head of the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) to a report providing evidence that pub companies are blocking tied tenants’ access to the market rent only...

Rethink: the Budget in March is a chance for the Government to offer rate relief for pubs

Industry unites to lead battle for business rates reform

By Liam Coleman

A unified front led by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA), the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and British Pub Confederation (BPC) chair, Greg Mulholland, is set to fight for fairer business rates for licensees.

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.

ALMR's Nicholls: tax set to increase cost burden for pubs

Sugar tax 'won’t solve UK obesity crisis'

By Daniel Woolfson

A coalition representing thousands of small businesses has called on the Government with a new campaign to ditch former Chancellor George Osborne’s tax on soft drinks.  

JDW has said it totally supports the new VAT campaign from the ALMR and the BBPA


Tim Martin & JD Wetherspoon are '100%' behind new joint VAT campaign

By Emily Sutherland

Pub giant Wetherspoons is ‘100% behind’ the new joint campaign from the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) for a fairer VAT deal for pubs, a spokesperson has told the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.