Last Chance to Book Your Place at ACS’ Responsible Retailing Forum!

Taking place virtually on 25th May, 2 - 4pm, ACS’ Responsible Retailing Forum will explore two big strategic policy issues:

  • new regulations on high fat, salt sugar products
  • the introduction of new environmental regulations such as deposit return schemes and extended producer responsibility

The Forum will be chaired by ACS chief executive James Lowman and split into two main sessions:


  • Kevin Lowe, Head of Store Implementation, ScotMid
  • David Gell, Policy Lead for Deposit Return Schemes, Defra
  • Donald McCalman, CSL Director and Programme Director, Circularity Scotland
  • Lydia Hamilton-Rimmer, Public Affairs Executive, ACS

HFSS Regulations

  • Ian Taylor, Retail Director, SPAR UK
  • Amy Glass, Policy Manager, Food and Drink Federation
  • Edward Woodall, Government Relations Director, ACS

ACS chief executive James Lowman said: “Our Responsible Retailing Forum provides attendees with the chance to hear from policymakers, retailers and other stakeholders about some of the key compliance and regulatory issues affecting the convenience sector.

“This year’s forum will focus on some of the biggest policy developments and provide retailers with clarity on how upcoming regulations will impact their businesses.”

The Responsible Retailing Forum will be followed by breakout sessions which will explore upcoming issues including tobacco trace and trace with Jo Hall, HMRC Policy Manager, digital proof of age with Katharine Walters, Proof of Age Standards Scheme and smoke-free with Edward Woodall, ACS.

For more information and to book your free place, visit

This entry was posted by Chloe on Mon, 24/05/2021 - 12:34