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07May | 2020
WSTA launches Trade 21 initiative

While the world grapples with how best to return to some sort of normality...

27Apr | 2020
WSTA comments on latest Treasury announcement on new loan scheme

Following this afternoon’s announcement that a bounce back loan scheme for small firms will...

23Apr | 2020
WSTA members show their fighting spirit this St. George’s Day

Many businesses whose income has evaporated during the Coronavirus lockdown are facing a long...

07Apr | 2020
WSTA writes to Chancellor with 3-point plan to ease burden on wine and spirit businesses dealing with Coronavirus

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has today (7th April) written to Chancellor...

01Apr | 2020
WSTA survey reveals overwhelming support for a wine and spirit tax break

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has surveyed members to discover what key messages...

26Mar | 2020
WSTA CEO comments on the need for clarification around ‘essential businesses’

The WSTA has had a number of inquiries from member organisations asking us if...

23Mar | 2020
Business plea for cash lifeline

The UK’s wine and spirit companies have written an open letter to the Chancellor...

19Mar | 2020
The Scottish Government either does not understand or does not care about hospitality & drinks businesses

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has hit out at the Scottish Government for...

18Mar | 2020
WSTA calls for a tax suspension to stop businesses going bust

The UK’s wine and spirit sector has welcomed government’s pledge to support the hospitality...

11Mar | 2020
Wine and Spirit businesses applaud tax freeze

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to listen to...

03Mar | 2020
A week out from #Budget2020, the WSTA produces Budget guide

The key points are: The first Budget since October 2018 will take place next...

02Mar | 2020
Britain saw the largest boom in distillery openings on record in 2019

New HMRC figures show the number of distilleries registered in 2019 shot up to...

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