Reforming the UK packaging producer responsibility system: Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA)

A partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) for

proposed secondary legislation which forms part of the introduction of

extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging.

5.0 Scottish Firms Impact Test

73. As set out in section 2.3 above, we will supplement the extensive industry engagement we have carried out so far with additional targeted consultation with 6-12 affected businesses, representative organisations and trade associations of varying sizes and sectors on the proposed changes. The results will be published in the final BRIA. This process will help to establish:

  • Any anticipated impact on the competitiveness of Scottish companies within the UK, or elsewhere in Europe or the rest of the world.
  • The number of businesses and the sectors likely to be impacted by the change.
  • The likely cost or benefit to business.



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