Responding to Circularity Scotland’s (CSL) announcement to reduce producer fees for Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) Emma McClarkin, Chief Executive of the British Beer and Pub Association, said:
“We welcome the decision from Circularity Scotland to reduce Day One cash requirements and the year one producer fees ahead of the implementation of the DRS in Scotland next August. However, with only eight months remaining until the proposed go live date, there remains several key areas that need urgent resolutions from the Scottish Government to ensure a smooth implementation of the scheme. Notably around the charging of VAT on deposits and the issue of online takeback.”
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About the British Beer & Pub Association
The BBPA represents UK companies which between them brew over 90% of the beer sold in the UK and own 20,000 pubs.
Our members include international companies, national and local brewers and pub businesses operating managed and tenanted pubs in cities, towns and villages across the country.
These businesses are at the heart of communities and local economies and include family businesses who have been brewing beer and running pubs for hundreds of years alongside emerging brewers and pub operators.
- The UK’s beer and pub industry supports close to 940,000 jobs
- The industry adds £26.2billion to the UK’s economy each year
Press release from the BBPA.
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