With the government set to update on their economic plans in tomorrow’s Autumns Statement, food and drink manufacturers call on the Chancellor to:
Balwinder Dhoot, Director of Sustainability and Growth, The Food and Drink Federation
"Make full expensing a permanent feature of the UK tax system. We need long-term certainty to encourage investment in vital robotics and automation, digitalisation and major decarbonisation projects. This will drive future sustainable growth, boost productivity and create more higher-skilled jobs across the country."
Our full submission can be found here and focuses on three key areas:
- Boost productivity, create higher skilled, better paid jobs and drive R&D investment.
- Deliver an internationally competitive business environment to drive investment.
- Creating a sustainable food system.