The UK government review of units of measurements
On 3rd June 2022, the UK Government has announced the launch of a consultation to review how measurements as used in trade and consumer transactions, and the potential amendment of the options from metric to imperial measuring systems.
The current UK legislation requires metric units to be used for all trade purposes with only limited exceptions. The UK Government is considering how the measurement system can work for British businesses and consumers. The Government’s commitment to review the current law on units of measurement was announced as part of its plan to capitalise on the benefits of Brexit.