The Scotch Whisky industry is calling for fairness in this year’s Budget. With tax now representing nearly 80% of an average priced bottle, SWA members believe strongly that enough is enough.
David Frost, chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, reflects on the latest research on minimum pricing of alcohol.
The Scotch Whisky industry today (6 February) met with the Treasury in advance of next month’s UK Budget to explain why it is calling for the removal in 2014 of the alcohol duty escalator and for duty to be frozen.
Almost 80% of the price of a bottle of Scotch Whisky is taxation
Consumers of Scotch Whisky around the world are being given even greater reassurance that what they buy is the genuine article, thanks to a new verification regime.
The new chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) David Frost takes up his post at the trade body on 2 January 2014, replacing Gavin Hewitt.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is urging the UK Government to ‘Call Time on Duty’ in next year’s Budget.
The Scotch Whisky industry is embracing the use of non-fossil fuel and investing significantly in renewable technologies as part of its far-reaching Environmental Strategy, according to a report published today.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a fund to tackle alcohol-related harm as it extends its commitment to addressing misuse and promoting responsible drinking.
Gavin Hewitt steps down as SWA chief executive at the end of the year. Here he looks back over the the last ten years.