Budget 2012: the trade reacts

Here are some of the trade reactions to the 2012 Budget announcement: Gavin Partington, interim chief executive of the Wine &…

Abandon tax hike to give drinks an Olympic boost: WSTA

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association has called on the government to scrap this year’s planned alcohol tax hike to give businesses a boost for…

Ireland to legislate on cheap drinks

The Irish government will legislate on low-cost alcohol sales in the new year.   In his budget speech, finance minister Michael Noonan said there had…