Our Budget Submission to HM Treasury sets out the case for a duty freeze on Scotch Whisky in the 2018 Autumn Budget. It is time to back our winners, and stop the Scotch Super Tax.
The reports that follow describe some of the activities of the legal department during 2013, but by no means all.
Top 20 Scotch Whisky Export Markets by Value & Volume 2013
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.
The Spirit Drinks Verification Scheme ensures that every part of the Scotch Whisky supply chain, from distiller to consumer, within Scotland or beyond, is mapped by the industry, registered with the UK Government and inspected to ensure it complies fully with all the rules on the production of Scotch
SWA 3rd Report to Stakeholders: Scotch Whisky and our Environmental Performance
Recycled content – gift carton innovations
Lighter Passport packaging
Speyside distilleries invest in renewable technology
Biomass fuel investment
Speyside Gas Pipeline, a joint venture by Chivas Brothers, Diageo and Angus Dundee to install a natural gas pipeline in Speyside.