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New job: Emma McClarkin will start as BBPA boss in November

Former MEP named new BBPA boss

By Nikkie Thatcher

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has announced the appointment of global consultant Emma McClarkin as its new chief executive.

Late-night levy: the consultation will run until 7 May

BBPA responds to Hackney levy consultation

By Liam Coleman

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has officially responded to Hackney Council’s consultation on introducing a late-night levy at a time where the House of Lords looks to abolish the order all together. 

The BBPA has launched a campaign to highlight the laws around serving drunks

BBPA campaign

Do you know the laws on serving drunks?

By Oli Gross

The laws around serving drunks have been highlighted in a poster campaign launched by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

BBPA reports beer sales drop

"Disappointing" beer sales down again

By Laurie Macdonald

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has released figures in its Beer Barometer for the second quarter of 2015 showing total sales down 5.6% from 2014.

Levy's are designed to reduce alcohol related crime

Late night levy

U-turn over Camden late night levy

By M&C Report

Camden Council has had to perform a U-turn over its consultation to implement a late night-levy.

BBPA delivers bottle duty message to MPs

BBPA delivers bottle duty message to MPs

By Michelle Perrett

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has delivered a ‘message in a bottle’ to MPs warning of the dangers of another huge hike in the tax on beer.

New role: Hunter is BBPA chairman

Mark Hunter is new BBPA chairman

By Adam Pescod

Molson Coors chief executive Mark Hunter has replaced Ralph Findlay as the chairman of the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA). Marston’s boss Findlay is stepping down after the completion of his two year term of office.

DJ and disco nights would suffer from a hike

PPL extends consultation on controversial hike

By Adam Pescod

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed PPL’s decision to extend the consultation period on plans for huge fee rises in its Specially Featured Entertainment (SFE) tariff.

MPs: received letter from BBPA

BBPA defends pubcos to MPs

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has written to every MP to refute claims from the Business, Innovation & Skills Committee (BISC) that the beer tie is causing pubs to close.

BBPA: are its members' needs incompatible?

Calls for a split in the BBPA

By Michelle Perrett

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) is facing fresh calls for a split between its brewing and retailing arms in the wake of damning criticism from the Business, Innovation & Skills Committee (BISC) report into the pubco-tenant relationship.

BBPA: brewing exports on the up

BBPA urges tax relief for brewers

By Lesley Foottit

The BBPA has urged tax relief for brewers to enable the sector to help lead Britain to an export-led recovery from recession.

Claimed charges: Natwest refunded Bally and Lesley Auluk

BBPA assures MPs over direct debit fines

By John Harrington

The BBPA has written to MPs investigating pubcos saying it's "not aware" of its members taking fines directly from licensees' bank accounts.

Hayward: Report calls for unlawful action

BBPA: KPMG report calls for unlawful action

By Ewan Turney

The KPMG report totally ignores the Government's own evidence gathered during sting operations and calls on the industry to act above the law in...

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BBPA: trade is victim of stealth tax

By Tony Halstead

Trade leaders have refused to blame their lobbying tactics in the wake of one of the biggest ever tax hikes to be heaped on the industry by the...