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Postal operators “will lose business” if they don’t prepare for introduction of ICS2
Postal operators will lose business to their competitors if they do not act to prepare for the introduction of stringent new regulations - Import Control System 2 (ICS2). Posts are currently exempt from having to submit an entry summary declaration via the Import Control System
EU VAT ecommerce regulations delayed to July 2021
The EU Commission has stated that the new EU VAT ecommerce regulations will now apply from the 1st of July 2021 rather than the 1st of January 2021 giving member states and businesses more time to prepare, but should not be seen as a “breathing
Brexit ratified by EU as UK MEPs pack up to come home
On Wednesday this week, Members of the European Parliament overwhelmingly voted to accept the withdrawal agreement negotiated by Boris Johnson meaning in the final step which sees Brexit ratified. This was inevitable after the Bill had cleared the committee stage last week but was still
Is the Cookie Law outdated and frankly just annoying?
Cookies are a basic part of how the Internet works but there's hardly anyone I know that is in favour of pop ups on just about every website due to the EU's Cookie Law. They store little bits of information about you such as when
Strong Customer Authentication: How will it affect merchants?
Even on the day the Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) regulation came into force across Europe, the requirements for merchants remained unclear. The impact will be significantly differing payment experience across Europe, with increased friction in the payment process resulting in reduced conversion rates, says Paul
Government to assign EORI numbers to VAT registered businesses
If you are a VAT registered business then you will be getting assigned an EORI number within the next few weeks... if you don't already have one. It's part of the Goverement's plans to step up planning for a no-deal Brexit. Our new Chancellor, Sajid Javid
How Zalando addressed the introduction of PSD2
On the 14 of September, Strong Customer Authentication comes into force as part of the EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2). For customers, this means that payment will be even more secure. If they want to pay online, they will have to authenticate their payment using
What is an EORI number and do you need one before Brexit?
If you trade with the EU, it is possible you will need an EORI number (Economic Operator Registration and Identification Number). This will be crucial should the UK leave the EU without a formal deal in place. What is an EORI Number? According to the European Commission,