Competition and government regulation

Aldwych Partners assists clients in responding to a wide range of regulatory initiatives and arrangements that impact on competitive markets.

In packaging waste, we assisted our client in making representations to government agencies about flaws in the market for Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs). Our analysis showed that questionable behaviour by some market participants, seemingly driven by substantial conflicts of interest, is increasing recycling costs for suppliers in the food and drink supply chain.

In clinical staffing, we helped our client demonstrate how government plans to cap the amount paid to agency staff would drive workforce shortages and impact on patient safety.

In public health, we assisted our client in showing that the government had substantially under-estimated the cost to industry of restricting the promotion of certain types of food, and the impact that could be expected on local food production sites.

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