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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.

HMRC Plastic Packaging Tax Update: Service Research & PPT Statement with InvoicesHMRC Plastic Packaging Tax Update: Service Research & PPT Statement with Invoices

October 2021

To help continue preparations for the introduction of Plastic Packaging Tax from April 2022, we are sharing two updates below regarding an opportunity to participate in Plastic Packaging Tax research and an important update about PPT statements with invoices.  

HMRC Webinars: Get Ready for Plastic Packaging TaxHMRC Webinars: Get Ready for Plastic Packaging Tax

October 2021

Are you a business that manufactures or imports plastic packaging? If so, sign-up now for ‘HMRC’s Get Ready for Plastic Packaging Tax Webinars’ to learn more about what you need to do before the tax comes into force from 1 April 2022.

 European Carton Prospects Report 2021 European Carton Prospects Report 2021

October 2021

We are delighted to bring you the latest edition of the European Carton Prospects Report 2021. 

Guidance for businesses on making Environmental claimsGuidance for businesses on making Environmental claims

October 2021

The Competitions and Market Authority (CMA) have now launched their Green Claims Code.

HMRC Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) UpdateHMRC Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) Update

September 2021

HMRC Plastic Packaging Tax Update: Further guidance and documents to assist businesses. As part of helping businesses prepare for Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) ahead of its introduction in April 2022, HMRC is sharing the following two updates.

GRAPHIC PACKAGING SCOOPS THREE MAJOR TITLES IN EUROPEAN CARTON EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2021

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GRAPHIC PACKAGING SCOOPS THREE MAJOR TITLES IN EUROPEAN CARTON EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2021

September 2021

Fiber-based consumer packaging leader, Graphic Packaging International (‘Graphic Packaging’) has seen major success at this year’s European Carton Excellence Awards after scooping three titles for its sustainable solutions.

Plastic Packaging Tax ConsultationPlastic Packaging Tax Consultation

August 2021

The new tax is planned for introduction in April 2022. The HMRC consultation on stage two of the legislation closed on the 17th August. BPIF Labels and BPIF Cartons has entered a response to HMRC on behalf of the UK Label and Carton Industry and we include a copy. 

HMRC: Updated Plastic Packaging Tax guidanceHMRC: Updated Plastic Packaging Tax guidance

July 2021

To tackle the pressing global issue of plastic pollution, the government remains committed to introducing the world leading Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) from April 2022.