Practical advice for Brewers
SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, was established in 1980 to represent the interests of the growing number of independent breweries in Britain.
SIBA was instrumental in campaigning for Progressive Beer Duty (PBD), which came into place in 2002. This beer duty system allows smaller breweries to pay less tax on their products and has led to an explosion of new breweries in the last decade.
PBD still plays a major role in the Britain’s vibrant beer market. SIBA’s membership survey recently highlighted how important PBD is to their business with 70% stressing that PBD in at least its current format is ’vital’ to their business, with an additional 24% highlighting this as ‘very important’ or ‘important’.
SIBA currently represents more than 825 independent craft breweries and our vision is ‘to deliver the future of British beer and become the voice of British brewing.
A petition launched yesterday, which calls on the Government to reverse the proposed tax rise for small independent breweries, has received over 7,000 signatures in its first 24 hours. The Treasury
An English Bitter from a brewery in Shrewsbury has beaten almost 500 different beers from across the UK to be named overall Gold at the inaugural SIBA Digital Beer Awards
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Commenting on a Written Ministerial Statement and a conversation with the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury this afternoon on the SBR review, James Calder, SIBA Chief Executive said: "We are hugely
Commenting on a promotional poster from JD Wetherspoon advertising lower prices for alcoholic drinks after the Government's VAT reduction, please find below a joint comment from Tom Stainer, Chief Executive
A new survey shows that independent breweries in the UK have been left high and dry by Government, and if pubs are to open in July as proposed then a
The SIBA Digital Beer Awards 2020 are a National beer competition, featuring around 180 breweries from across the UK. Below you will find the Regional Results Table for the South West. To view
The SIBA Digital Beer Awards 2020 are a National beer competition, featuring around 180 breweries from across the UK. Below you will find the Regional Results Table for the South East. To view
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