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Retail, Food and Hospitality Regulatory Update 2 July

04 July 2018
Food
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 2 July: Scottish recycling scheme proposal; Advertised prices must include trade-in, cash back value

In this week's edition:

Important Updates

Scottish recycling scheme proposal:  The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on a deposit return scheme for beverage containers asking what materials and products should be included, how large the deposit should be and where containers should be returned – Responses by 25th September. View > 
Comment: Association of Convenience Stores & Scottish Grocers Federation >

 

Advertised prices must include trade-in, cash back value: The Advertising Standards Authority has issued guidance that to meet the advertising codes the full price must be shown and any trade in allowance or cash-back explained separately. View >

 

Food Standards Agency to charge for ‘Advisory visits’: The Food Standards Agency has launched a consultation on its approach to the approval of meat establishments including an intention to charge for pre licensing advisory visits – Responses by 20th September. View >


Brexit Developments

 

Prime Minister delivers speech to business leaders at Times CEO Summit: View >

 

DEXEU issue press release as EU Withdrawal Bill becomes law. View >

 

Business comment on Brexit developments:

British Retail Consortium publish analysis of impact of a no deal Brexit. View >

Food and Drink Federation, CBI and TUC call for rapid progress in negotiations. View >

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