January, 2023

Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) respond to announcement of plan’s for Deposit Return Scheme for drinks containers

“We support the intent of this legislation and have worked tirelessly with Government and other trade bodies over recent years to propose an efficient solution across the UK. However this solution adds unnecessary complexity and cost to many small independent brewers as we emerge from the devastation of Covid and its aftermath.  “Small breweries lead […]

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Independent Brewers call on Chancellor to ‘invest in Britain’s pubs’ by increasing new draught drinks duty discount to 20%

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), has today called on the Chancellor to expand the draught duty relief to 20%, throwing a lifeline to the struggling pubs and hospitality sector. Under changes set to come into effect on the 1st of August draught pub products such as beer and cider will receive a 5% duty discount […]

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