Our infographic uses data from the BBPA's new report 'Cheers 2014', which highlights the impact of beer duty cuts on the pub sector

Infographic: Cheers 2014 - the impact of the beer duty cuts

By Carina Perkins

Our infographic shows the impact that two consecutive beer duty cuts have had on sales, employment and investment in the pub industry, using data from the British Beer and Pub Association's 'Cheers 2014' report, published yesterday.

Pub beer sales were down 5.5 per cent in Q1 2013

Pub beer sales fall by 50 million pints in Q1

By Luke Nicholls

The long winter has seemingly taken its toll on UK pubs with beer sales dropping by almost 50 million pints in the first quarter of 2012 and pub trade down 5.5 per cent.

BBPA: Pub trade over December has reduced

Delay VAT rise, begs pub industry

By Becky Paskin

An industry body has called on the Government to delay the VAT rise in January, to compensate for the effects of the recent extreme weather.

Greene King drinks promotion 'not irresponsible'

Greene King drinks promotion 'not irresponsible'

By Emma Eversham

A buy three pints get one free promotion run in Greene King pubs is cleared of any wrongdoing by the Portman Group following a complaint that it encouraged irresponsible drinking

100 MPs back freeze on beer tax

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100 MPs back freeze on beer tax

By Emma Eversham

A campaign to stop the government’s plans to increase beer tax in this year’s Budget in order to give the pub industry a break gains the backing of 113 MPs


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