Responding to the government announcing a VAT-free shopping scheme for non-UK visitors to Great Britain

Fiscal statement update

Fiscal statement update

Linda Ellett, UK Head of Consumer Markets, Retail and Leisure, said:

“The return of VAT-free shopping for tourists increases the UK’s competitiveness when it comes to attracting the spending power of international visitors.

This is all the more key as we look to find ways to create economic growth, return international tourism to pre-pandemic volumes, and withstand rising inflation on the high street.”


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