CPI and Sofidel speak with the BBC about potential ‘no deal’ Brexit challenges

CPI is concerned about the potential for delays of imports to the UK if Government does not achieve a trade deal over Brexit. Andrew Large, CPI Director General, and Guiseppe Munarie, country operations manager for Sofidel (which makes toilet roll for a number of brands) explain the issues. Click the headline to watch the video clip. Watch […]

Energy Intensive Users Group Comments on Government Response to the Helm Review on the Costs of Energy

Commenting on the Business Secretary’s response to Professor Helm’s Cost of Energy Review, Stephen Elliott, Chair of the Energy Intensive Users Group, said:  “A year on from the review, energy intensive industries are dismayed that the Government still doesn’t have any immediate plan to reform the UK’s expensive electricity system. This is despite a 2017 […]

Open Letter to Prime Minister:

Avoiding a No Deal Brexit The Director General of the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), Andrew Large, has today (12th October 2018) written an open letter to the Prime Minister expressing deep concern about the possibility of a “No Deal” Brexit outcome and the resulting risk of disruption. The text of that letter is reproduced […]

Chancellor’s Autumn Budget: Suggested Measures from the UK Paper Industry

The Director General of the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), Andrew Large, has written to the Chancellor outlining some key recommendations for the forthcoming Budget scheduled for 29 October. Andrew highlighted that making paper is energy intensive, and notwithstanding huge improvements in efficiency and some support from Government, quickly increasing energy prices and a number […]

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