Guinness maker threatens to leave UK

Guinness maker threatens to leave UK

The parent company of Guinness is threatening to leave the UK unless more attractive tax incentives are introduced.

Diageo also makes Johnnie Walker whiskey and Smirnoff vodka.

The world's biggest premium drinks company says it will withdraw from the UK altogether unless

a competitive tax regime comes into force.

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