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Retail, Food and Hospitality Regulatory Update 6 May

11 May 2018
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 6 May: Advertising regulator rejects complaint over previous price claim; Digital proof of age card system launched; ; Review of farm regulation and inspections

In this week's edition:

Important Updates

Advertising regulator rejects complaint over previous price claim: The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint about a Wickes price reduction claim following evidence of the time the higher price had applied and number of items sold being disclosed. View > 
The ASA Annual report has bee published showing a big swing towards on-line is respect of complaints received. 
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Digital proof of age card system launched: Citizen Card and Yoti have teamed up to launch a new version of Citizen card to allow for on-line and in person digital proof of age. View >


Review of farm regulation and inspections: DEFRA has announced the terms of reference for the independent review being undertaken by Glenys Storey. The aim is for the review to publish its recommendations by the end of the year. View >

Brexit Developments

UK and EU agree on list of ‘framework topics’ for discussion: DEXEU has published a list of topics that are to be considered during the negotiations.  View >


EU Chief Negotiator delivers a speech setting out EU position on the Irish border: Michel Barnier speaking in Ireland has set out the EU position on the Irish border. View >


Cabinet Office claim agreement reached to work with the devolved administrations: View >

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