5p carrier bag charge turns 5!
Today (1 October) marks the five year anniversary of the introduction of the Welsh Government’s ground-breaking Single Use Carrier Bag charge.
- Welsh Government steps in to help small businesses affected by revaluation
- Blue Badge eligibility criteria expanded
- 5p carrier bag charge turns 5!
Section highlightLand Transaction Tax
Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
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The report looks at the background and policy context behind the SHC pilots before assessing the implementation of the pilots and the experience of customers using the Skills Health Check.
The report ends by makes recommendations to inform the roll-out phase and build on the momentum of the pilots. The recommendations cover: operational and resourcing issues; data sharing between Job Centre Plus and Careers Wales; the use of ICT-based diagnostic tools; and, the future evaluation of the SHC.
For further information contact Alison Rees on Alison.Rees@wales.gsi.gov.uk