British Beer & Pub Association

Time to prepare: the Government's delay in announcing when pubs can reopen has forced many of them to take financial risks, the BBPA said

BBPA demands reopening date urgently

By Emily Hawkins

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has reiterated its demands for the Government to provide pubs with a definitive date on when they will be allowed to reopen, after it missed the deadline set by the trade organisation.

Urgent needs: BBPA publishes its key requirements of the next Government to help the sector

BBPA plea to next Government

By Alice Leader

With the general election looming, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has published a manifesto for beer and pubs to help push the next Government towards a future that will benefit the industry.

Speak up: Will the Autumn Budget include any respite for pubs?

Spotlight: the call for pubs to unite and fight

By Georgina Townshend

As the Autumn Budget approaches, the pub sector has plenty on its plate and must come together to try to battle the onerous taxes and other financial expenses on the horizon.

Drink up: Beer mats urge punters to complain to MPs about beer duty

Beer mats carry a pub health warning, about beer tax

By Fred A'Court

It’s enough to make you cry into your beer! Drinkers can now stare through the bottom of their glass at a beer mat featuring the word ‘tax’ – something no one really wants to read about but a necessary evil given the financial pressures pubs are facing.

Down: on-trade beer volume sales continued to decline

Pub beer sales down 2.9%

By Liam Coleman

More than 100,000 fewer barrels of beer were sold in pubs in the final months of 2016 compared to the year before, while off-trade beer sales continued to rise, according to figures from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

The SBDRC has called on the Government to review the small breweries relief scheme

Breweries unite for small beer relief reform

By Sara Hussein

Small and medium-sized breweries have called on the Government to review the small breweries’ relief (SBR) scheme to ensure a “vibrant and sustainable” future for the brewing industry.

Research: Majority of pub staff are female

Research

Research: Majority of pub staff are female

By Oli Gross

More than half of pub staff are female, and there are 1,380 more breweries than there were in 2010, according to latest figures published by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

Brexit could make chef recruitment woes even worse

CHEF SHORTAGE

Brexit could make chef recruitment woes even worse

By Daniel Woolfson

A British exit from the European Union could further exacerbate the shortage of skilled chefs faced by the country’s hospitality industry, a leading recruiter has warned.

Young chef contestant Robert Yuill explains his recipe to judge Paul Dickinson

Pub chefs face off in parliamentary award finals

By Daniel Woolfson

Pub chef finalists in the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group’s Parliamentary Pub Chef awards faced off in a tense cook-off.

The award was first launched in September

Nominations due for new pub chef awards

By Nicholas Robinson

Members of Parliament are preparing to nominate the UK’s best pub chefs for the recently launched British Beer & Pub Association and All Party Parliamentary Beer Group’s Parliamentary Pub Chef and Young Pub Chef of the Year awards.

Time to pay more than just respect to workers

National Living Wage

Time to pay more than just respect to workers

By Ed Bedington

The thorny issue of wages is rarely out of the headlines these days. But before we dive into the debate head first, I would urge caution.

Despite the fact total alcohol consumption fell, beer's share of the market rose by 1%

Alcohol consumption falls by 18% in a decade

By James Wallin, M&C Report

The latest figures show alcohol consumption fell again in 2014 – for the eighth year in the past 10 – while beer increased its share of the market.

BrewDog set for keynote summit talk

Beer Innovation Summit

BrewDog set for keynote summit talk

By Mike Berry

BrewDog has been revealed as a keynote speaker at next month’s Beer Innovation Summit, organised by the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.

The on-trade market saw sales fall sharper than in the off-trade

UK on-trade beer market falls 3.4%

By John Harrington

The UK on-trade beer market fell 3.4% in 2013, compared to growth of 3.5% in the off-trade, according to the British Beer & Pub Association’s (BBPA) Annual Barrelage Survey.

The Beer Innovation Summit 2014 returns to Burton in February next year

Beer Innovation Summit 2014 launched

By Mike Berry

The Publican's Morning Advertiser's dedicated beer category event - the Beer Innovation Summit - will be returning to Burton once again early next year.

Beer volumes continue to decline

Pub beer volumes down again, BBPA stats show

By Michelle Perrett

Beer volumes in pubs fell 5.8% in the second quarter of 2013, against difficult comparatives with Euro 2012 and the Diamond Jubilee double bank holiday in the same period last year.