The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) is urging faster delivery of Government-backed loans and grants, as new research reveals pubs and brewers aren’t getting the help they have been promised. 75% of pubs and brewery businesses are still desperately waiting a decision on whether they will receive the much-needed Government-backed loan they have applied …

Roxanne Allen, Young Chef

The government needs to provide clarity on Brexit and take action on tackling rising costs for the hospitality industry before the General Election in June. Following the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday that she will seek Parliamentary approval for a General Election on June 8, Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) chief executive, Kate Nicholls, said …

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The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has urged Cheltenham Borough Council to abolish its late-night levy because it unfairly disadvantages pubs and bars. In a detailed response to the council’s consultation on repealing the levy, the BBPA outlined how a late-night levy is a tax on local business which unfairly disadvantages pubs and bars …