Tag - Small Brewers Relief

Small Brewer Duty Reform Coalition

Small Brewers Duty Reform Coalition gathers pace

Small Brewers Duty Reform Coalition launches independent review The Small Brewers Duty Reform Coalition gathers pace with respected consultancy Europe Economics chosen to undertake an independent review, following a rigorous tender process. An online survey will be launched shortly allowing all brewers the opportunity to take part in the review. Key industry stakeholders such as SIBA and CAMRA are also being consulted. The coalition is now more than 60 breweries strong, with new members including Portobello Brewery, the Edinburgh Beer Factory, Dartmoor Brewery, Kirkstall Brewery, Wimbledon Brewery and Pilgrim Brewery, whose founder Dave Roberts was one of the architects behind the [...]

Small Brewer Duty Reform Coalition

Small and medium brewers unite to call for a review of Small Brewers Relief scheme

Over forty small and medium-sized breweries have today launched a coalition with the aim of persuading Government to review and improve Small Brewers Relief (SBR) The scheme that provides a discount on beer duty to small brewers was introduced back in 2002 and then extended in 2004 but has not been reviewed since, despite the considerable changes that have taken place in the beer and pub industry, including the impact of the hated beer duty escalator. The Small Brewer Duty Reform Coalition (SBDRC) is supportive of the SBR scheme, which has stimulated new entrants to the brewing industry and promoted even [...]