Sugar tax

By Graeme Evans from interactive investor. [...]

5 April 2019

Irn-Bru maker AG Barr revealed a modest bump in annual profits and revenues this morning, shrugging off challenges [...]

26 March 2019

Is the proposed ban on TV junk food ads before 9pm just another example of nanny state regulation? [...]

19 March 2019

Irn-Bru maker AG Barr has predicted a rise in full-year revenue this morning, despite echoing the fears of many [...]

25 January 2019

It's been claimed that Brexit has taken up so much political energy that the government has lost its focus on [...]

7 January 2019

Junk food is, rightly, under assault. This year, we’ve seen the introduction of a sugar tax on soft drinks, [...]

17 December 2018

Britvic, PepsiCo's UK producer, defied a flat retail market hit by a CO2 shortage this summer to exceed expectations [...]

29 November 2018

The sugar tax on soft drinks has raised £153.8m since it came into force in April, the government has said. [...]

21 November 2018

With calls to ban milkshakes, is an obsession with ‘public health’ harmful to our personal wellbeing? [...]

14 November 2018

  Irn-Bru owner A.G. Barr posted a rise in both pre-tax profits and revenue in the first six months of 2018, [...]

25 September 2018

A week ago, this newspaper bemoaned the government's drift towards tax rises – and the lack of any proper low-tax [...]

9 July 2018

Wetherspoons's share price slipped as the pub chain revealed sales have slowed in the third quarter - but chairman [...]

9 May 2018

The sugar tax is "poorly-designed", "paternalistic" and "cynical", according to two major think tanks. [...]

5 April 2018

Investment platform Hargreaves Lansdown has set out its stocks to watch in 2018. And where its eyes are straying, [...]

19 December 2017

In a year where major political earthquakes have moved markets and dominated the news agenda, it’s easy to overlook [...]

15 March 2017
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It took just a couple of hours for the chancellor’s Budget to come under heavy fire. [...]

9 March 2017
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Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his first (and last, thanks to a shift around in dates) spring Budget [...]

8 March 2017
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The chancellor today set the rate for the so-called sugar tax, but he said sugary drink producers have already [...]

8 March 2017
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A new group wants to decrease the cost of obesity on the UK economy by cutting VAT on healthy options instead [...]

12 January 2017
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While Philip Hammond hasn’t been chancellor for long, he has already adopted George Osborne’s style of giveaways [...]

16 December 2016
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​One of the world’s biggest soft drink producers Pepsi has set itself targets to reduce the amount of sugar [...]

17 October 2016
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A British soft drinks industry campaign group has brought a whole new meaning to coke today after it claimed [...]

13 October 2016
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More countries should adopt a 20 per cent or more tax on sugary drinks to drive down consumption, the World Health [...]

11 October 2016
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Irn Bru and Rubicon maker AG Barr today announced it will shed 10 per cent of its total workforce in a major [...]

27 September 2016
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A US drinks industry body and small businesses have launched a lawsuit to try to block a soft drinks tax in the [...]

15 September 2016
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George Osborne's sugar tax has been slammed again today after new data released as part of the National Diet [...]

9 September 2016
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The sugar tax announced by former chancellor George Osborne's looks like it's catching on, with the Irish government expected [...]

6 September 2016
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Philip Hammond recently said that he may use the Autumn Statement to “reset” fiscal policy. That is a welcome [...]

5 September 2016
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The government has today scrapped the most draconian measures from its long-awaited childhood obesity strategy, [...]

17 August 2016
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Soft drinks producers, off licences, pubs and sugar businesses have launched a new campaign to ramp up calls [...]

16 August 2016
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