Food and drink manufacturers will welcome plans set out in the Spring Budget to boost productivity, research and development and close the skills gap, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF). But the FDF remained opposed to the sugar levy.
Food manufacturers are being urged to claim back research and development (R&D) tax credits after Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) figures revealed just 1% of potentially eligible UK firms were doing so.
Help with rising fuel costs, less red tape and easier access to finance are top of food manufacturers’ Wish List for the 2013 budget. FoodManufacture.co.uk asked some of the industry’s key players what they would like to see in the Chancellor’s Budget...
The co-founder of Scottish brewery Brewdog has sent an open letter to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) complaining that existing tax arrangements have stopped his firm from investing in the UK economy.