SIBA National

Joint letter to Chancellor on excise duty deferment

SIBA has, along with a broad range of drinks industry bodies, co-signed a letter to the Treasury asking for “a deferment of excise duty payments required for a period of at least 3 months as a matter of urgency.” You can read the letter in full here.

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BREAKING: Chancellor confirms that March Beer Duty payment will NOT be cancelled, leaving thousands of small independent breweries under threat

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has today called the Chancellor’s decision to collect March’s Beer Duty payments as ‘incredibly disappointing’ and a ‘huge blow for the UK’s small independent brewers. Brewers have been calling on the Chancellor to unilaterally cancel the payment, due to be debited from bank accounts tomorrow (Wednesday 25th), in the […]

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Time is running out to save Britain’s independent brewers from looming beer tax bill

Pressure is mounting on Government to cancel this Wednesday’s Beer Tax bill for breweries struggling to stay afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), who represent around 750 independent craft breweries across the UK, say the monthly tax bill due to be automatically taken from brewers’ bank accounts this Wednesday (25th) […]

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Sale of Flying Firkin Distribution Limited

As SIBA Members will be aware from the Chairman’s address at the AGM last week the Board is committed to keeping members updated on the future of Flying Firkin Distribution Limited. For those of you who either weren’t at the AGM, or who haven’t caught up on what was discussed and need reminding about SIBA’s ownership, […]

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CAMRA, SIBA & CROWDFUNDER JOINS FORCES TO ‘PULL TOGETHER’ INDUSTRY AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

Following Government advice to avoid pubs and other social venues during the Coronavirus outbreak, the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has partnered with CAMRA and Crowdfunder to help pubs, clubs, breweries, taprooms and cider producers during these difficult times. The #PullingTogether campaign aims to publicise innovative ways that pubs, breweries, cider makers and taprooms are […]

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Tonight’s statement raises more questions than it answers for the UK’s small independent brewers

Commenting on tonight’s (17th March) Covid 19 press conference James Calder, SIBA Chief Executive said: “This evening the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced £330bn of guaranteed loans to help business through the Covid 19 pandemic. Part of these will be delivered through the new Business Interruption Loan Scheme and small businesses […]

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SIBA responds to latest Government guidance on Coronavirus

Tonight the prime minister Boris Johnson updated the Coronavirus guidelines advising people not to visit pubs, clubs or other public venues. Responding James Calder, SIBA Chief Executive said: “Government is right to follow the scientific advice to prevent the spread of this disease. But advising people to stay away from pubs, rather than ordering them […]

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