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Pubs rates relief in sight as Valuations Office Agency joins forces with the Forum of British Pubs

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has engaged with pub representative organisation, the Forum of British Pubs (FBP) to ensure that pubs, both tied and free of tie, benefit from accurate business rates...

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Two thirds of tied publicans regret the experience of running a tied Pub, directly contradicting the British Beer and Pub Associations claims

Latest research from pub lobby organisation, the Forum of British Pubs (FBP), highlights the poor treatment served on tied pub tenants by the Pubcos during the pandemic. Whilst the British Beer and Pu...

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2500 More Pubs to Close as Covid Rules cause Confusion and Rental Terms remain Punitive

Notwithstanding the reopening of the pubs sector, the Forum of British Pubs (FBP) is forecasting that a further 2500 are set to close unless the terms of the Pubs Code are changed, amidst confusion to...

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MPs lobby Minister to back CAMRA and Pubs Group call to save pubs

A group of MPs led by Tracy Brabin MP (Member for Batley and Spen), and the Labour Party candidate for West Yorkshire Mayor, has written to Small Business Minister, Paul Scully MP, in support of a cam...

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Community looks to Zoom to save local pub

Hosted by the Forum of British Pubs, locals from the closure threatened Wilpshire Hotel in Blackburn, will be using Zoom on Thursday to plan a response against the underhand actions of pub owning busi...

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Pubs hit by delays in local authority grant distributions

Survey work undertaken by pubs support organisation, the Forum of British Pubs, is highlighting that the pub sector is not only suffering from the Covid hospitality closures, but also from delays they...

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Government Ministers criticised by British Pub Confederation

Pub representative association ‘Standing up for Pubs and Publicans’, The British Pub Confederation has written to the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy &...

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Government throws ‘Hospitality’ to the wolves according to Pubs lobby group

The Forum of British Pubs has accused the Government of throwing the hospitality industry to the wolves as it puts 99% of the country in tier two and three restrictions following the lockdown which en...

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Forum of British Pubs backs Campaign to Save our Pubs

British pub lobby organisation, the Forum of British Pubs is supporting the campaign to ‘save our pubs with an urgent support package’ in conjunction with the British Pub Confederation, and the Campai...