Climate Change Agreements (CCAs) are voluntary agreements entered into by UK industry with the Environment Agency to reduce energy use and carbon dioxide emissions. In return for meeting targets, participants receive a discount on the Climate Change Levy (CCL), a tax added to electricity and fuel bills.

The FDF negotiated the overall 'umbrella' industry sector agreement, and set up the subsidiary FDF Climate Change Levy Agreement Ltd. (FDF CCA) to operate it. The FDF CCA is administered by SLR consulting.

The current scheme started in April 2013 and will run until 31 March 2023. We are now working with industry and Government on a successive third phase to run from April 2023.

 

FDF CCA Guidance notes:

Guidance Note Title Latest version dated
1 What is a CCA? July 2017
2 Applying for a CCA July 2017
3 FDF CCA Administration Charges Decemeber 2020
3a FDF Supermarkets Administration Charges November 2017
4 Completing HMRC PP10 and PP11 Forms April 2020
5 Timetable of FDF CCA Activities July 2017
6 Obligations under your CCA including audits July 2017
7 Reporting data at each Target Period:
QE Target period Reporting
2020 Target Period Reporting
Jan 2020
8 How CCAs interact with other schemes July 2017
9 Glossary and Abbreviations July 2017
10 What happens if... July 2017
11 NOVEM targets July 2017
12 Stringency test on targets July 2017
13 HMRC CCA State Aid Reporting June 2019
14 Guidance Note 14 – Penalties for non-compliance December 2018

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