ALMR and BBPA join forces in campaign to reduce hospitality VAT

Brigid Simmons, Chris Guyver, Kate Nicholls

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) have joined forces to campaign for a reduction in VAT in the hospitality industry.

The BBPA has called for another cut in beer duty to help revive beer sales in pubs

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Jacques Borel has warned that  'political sensitivities' around including alcohol may require a 'realistic concession'

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David Cameron says there are more things the industry should be doing to encourage tourism, aside from cutting VAT

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Tim Farron MP has given his support of cutting VAT across tourism to make the UK more competitive with Europe

South Lakes MP supports Cut Tourism VAT campaign

In an exclusive video interview for BigHospitality, Tourism Minister John Penrose has said the hospitality industry still needs to show why a VAT cut for its businesses would be different or better than tax cuts other industries are demanding

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The BHA has revealed a new survey highlighting the continued industry calls for a VAT cut as the organisation launches new pages on its website and a Facebook campaign on the issue

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Hospitality businesses and industry bodies have signed the letter to Chancellor George Osborne pressing for the reduced VAT rate

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French leisure entrepreneur and lobbyist Jacques borel is aiming to influence Government policy before the next general election

Family Brewers joins Jacques Borel's 5% VAT club

HM Revenue & Customs detained the two restaurateurs on suspicion of evading tax

Two Edinburgh restaurateurs detained by HMRC in tax raids

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