Pub Association

Through Make Some Noise, we aim to unite the industry in lobbying the Government to implement an ‘agent of change principle’

PMA launches Make Some Noise campaign

By Ellie Bothwell

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser today launches a campaign to protect established pubs and bars that are threatened with closure due to noise complaints.

Simmonds: enough existing laws in place

BBPA: 24-hour pub is a myth

By Ewan Turney

The Licensing Act has "worked well" and proved the 24-hour pub to be a myth, according to the British Beer and Pub Association. Chief executive...

Backing the pub: 100 more signatures

More candidates back the pub

By Lesley Foottit

More than 100 parliamentary candidates have signed the I'm Backing the Pub pledge during the last week, in a surge of support for the trade. The...

Beer sales: on road to recovery

Beer volumes show signs of recovery

By Ewan Turney

British beer volumes seem to be lifting out of the recessionary slump but recovery could be destabilised by Government intervention on tax.

Grogan: supporting pubs

MP calls for support for pubs

By Lesley Foottit

A Labour MP has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) supporting the British Beer and Pub Association's (BBPA) "I'm Backing the Pub" campaign.

Conservatives are campaigning to help pubs

Tory pub quiz to help save pubs

By Ewan Turney

Conservatives will be educated on the plight of the Great British pub, thanks to a pub quiz held at their annual conference in October. The Tories...

BBPA: high in rankings

BBPA high in lobbying stakes

By Robyn Lewis

The British Beer & Pub Association has been ranked above a host of top names in terms of its lobbying power.

Beer sales are falling

Beer sales slump 8.2% in first quarter

By Ewan Turney

Beer sales fell by 8.2% in the first quarter of 2009 on last year — the biggest drop in since 1997. A staggering 3.6m fewer pints are being drunk each day than 10 years ago.

Poker in pubs gets green light

Poker in pubs gets green light

By Ewan Turney

Pubs will be able to host games of poker for stakes of £5 and a maximum prize of £100 from 1 September. The Gambling Act regulations also remove...

BBPA rejects earplugs call

BBPA rejects earplugs call

By Iain O'Neil

The British Beer and Pub Association has rejected calls for bar staff to wear earplugs to protect them from loud music. The call comes from the Royal...

Sonia Young, editor

BBPA bemoans missed opportunity

By Iain O'Neil

The British Beer and Pub Association says Gordon Brown has missed a chance to level the playing field for beer and wine and create a 'clear long-term...

Mike Fallon

Mike Fallon

The Wheatsheaf Barrow-in Furness "We do not do happy hours but we sell some alcopops for£1 each on a permanent basis so people are not encouraged...

Rob Hayward

Rob Hayward

chief executive, British Beer & Pub Association (20) Mark Hastings communications director, British Beer & Pub Association (20) These...