Move would encourage uptake of efficient goods and kick-start retail sector recovery, says British Retail Consortium
VAT should be removed entirely from energy-efficient household appliances and a car industry-style scrappage scheme introduced to encourage upgrades to greener products, the British Retail Consortium (BRC)...
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