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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update 17 February

18 February 2019
Retail, Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 17 February. This week we took a look at the Sainsbury’s- Asda merger, the National Air pollution control programme, and more gambling restrictions.

Important Updates

Reference Period for Sainsbury’s- Asda merger extended: The Competition Markets Authority has announced an eight week postponement to publication of its report into the proposed merger with the new final date of 30th April. View >

DEFRA Consult on National Air pollution control programmeCloses 14th March View >

More Gambling restrictions in prospect: The Gambling Commission has launched a consultation on accelerating plans to realise its ambition of making Britain's gambling industry the safest and the fairest in the World – Closes 9th May. View >  The Gambling Commission has also highlighted new Advertising code rules in force from 1st April. View >


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Are you ready for 2019's biggest food sector trends?

Whilst there are challenges ahead, the opportunity to influence the shape of the future is greater than ever.  View >

Scottish food and drink event

Join the specialists at DWF and Zero Waste Scotland for a discussion on the key themes, including Brexit, new technology and the circular economy, for the food and drink sector this year. Edinburgh, 21 March. Register here >

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