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Sugar Tax Proposed Following WHO Global Report On Diabetes

Government action to promote healthy eating, especially in light of the spread of Covid-19, and ongoing changes in consumer tastes

August 14, 2020
Ben & Jerry's

What is the purpose of business? Should companies focus purely on selling their products and making money for their shareholders,

January 13, 2020
Nanny state

What is the best thing about Christmas? Presents are nice. Spending time with friends and family is obviously a highlight.

December 19, 2019

I for one am thrilled to see politicians not just talking about tax cuts, but competing for the best policy

May 31, 2019

By Graeme Evans from interactive investor. A 15 per cent trading range following annual results shows how divided opinion is on

April 5, 2019

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

March 26, 2019

Is the proposed ban on TV junk food ads before 9pm just another example of nanny state regulation? Daniel Pryor, head

March 19, 2019

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

January 25, 2019

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

January 7, 2019

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

December 17, 2018

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

November 29, 2018

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

November 21, 2018

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