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Infographic: Fibre packaging contributes to the circular economyInfographic: Fibre packaging contributes to the circular economy

May 2022

ECMA and Fibre Packaging Europe have released the below infographic – we never get tired of reading the facts that support the sustainability credentials of cartonboard and folding cartons!

Study on EU-UK trade relationship post BrexitStudy on EU-UK trade relationship post Brexit

April 2022

Still dealing with the ramifications of Brexit? Then please consider reporting in to this research from the politics department at the University of Exeter.

  NEW ENERGY PLAN LEAVES OUT HELP FOR BUSINESSES FACED WITH SOARING COSTS NEW ENERGY PLAN LEAVES OUT HELP FOR BUSINESSES FACED WITH SOARING COSTS

April 2022

Yesterday the Government launched its new ‘British Energy Security Strategy’. Here’s a quick rundown of the key measures in the plan, and why they’ve been so controversial. 

Plastic Packaging Tax FAQ'sPlastic Packaging Tax FAQ's

January 2022

The HMRC has released Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) FAQ’s to help companies understand the new legislation. Download here. 

BPIF Cartons responds to the Northern Ireland consultation on the reduction of SUP

Government & Industry
BPIF Cartons responds to the Northern Ireland consultation on the reduction of SUP

January 2022

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland has been holding a consultation on proposals for the reduction of the usage of Single-use Plastics (SUPs) in Northern Ireland (NI). The BPIF has responded on behalf of the printing industry.

HMRC guidance for businesses following January customs changes

Government & Industry
HMRC guidance for businesses following January customs changes

January 2022

If you move goods between Great Britain (GB) and countries in the European Union (EU), you might be affected now that full customs controls have come into effect on 1 January 2022.

PLASTIC PACKAGING TAX IN 2021PLASTIC PACKAGING TAX IN 2021

December 2021

This year the BPIF has been lobbying Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) which comes into force from 1 April 2022.

HMRC Update: Plastic Packaging Tax - Draft secondary legislation consultation & other updatesHMRC Update: Plastic Packaging Tax - Draft secondary legislation consultation & other updates

November 2021

With less than 6 months to go until Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) comes into force from 1 April 2022, we are providing the below updates to help you continue preparing for the tax’s introduction. We are also sharing recent technical announcements relating to the tax.

ECMA Supply Chain LetterECMA Supply Chain Letter

October 2021

ECMA have compiled a statement which you are welcome to use in your own internal communications and social media streams.