HMRC Urged to Provide Clarity on Future of Track and Trace Regulations Under a No Deal Brexit

ACS has called on the Treasury to provide more detail on its plans to ensure that track and trace regulations are not significantly disrupted in the event of a no deal Brexit.

In a meeting of the Joint Alcohol Tobacco Consultative Group this week, HMRC suggested that the track and trace system would need to be ‘suspended’ if the UK left the EU without a deal. HMRC believe that restarting a UK only system with the necessary associated legislation would take between 6-12 months, with current plans referring to the system being restarted in October 2020.

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One Week Until the 2019 Local Shop Report Launch!

Book your place at the launch of ACS’ 2019 Local Shop Report, taking place on Tuesday 10th September at the National Space Centre in Leicester.

This year’s report is the eighth edition and will build on the data from previous editions to highlight key areas of change and development that we have seen over recent years.

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New Fuel Labelling Regulations Now in Force

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is urging retailers to ensure that they are prepared for the new fuel labelling regulations which are now in force from today (1st September).

These new regulations legally require additional labelling to be introduced on all fuel dispensers and nozzles in all UK filling stations by 1st September 2019 and aim to help drivers identify fuels and reduce misfuelling.

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