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Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 6th September

08 September 2020
Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 6th September. Carrier bag charge doubled and extended to all retailers.

Important Updates


Government guidance and announcements this week include the following:

Department of Health and Social Care updated local restriction information:

  • Bolton and Trafford View >
  • Blackburn and Darwen Oldham, Pendle View >
  • Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire View >
  • Leicester View >

Office for Product Safety and Standards – Updated PPE requirements View >
Scottish Government – Restrictions across the West of Scotland. View >

Carrier bag charge doubled and extended to all retailers: Following consultation DEFRA has decided to extend the single-use carrier bag charge to all businesses in England supplying goods and increase the minimum mandatory charge from 5p to 10p from April 2021. View > View > ACS >

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