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The UK government has launched a series of consultations into a wide-ranging overhaul of the waste and recycling system, including details of its proposed tax on plastic packaging. 21 Feb 2019
The director of an alcoholic drinks importer refused a warehouse licence by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) was entitled to appeal a finding by the first-tier tribunal (FTT) that he was not a 'fit and proper person', the Upper Tribunal (UT) has found. 11 Feb 2019
International businesses trading in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Bahrain now have to register for and account for value added tax (VAT) on qualifying transactions.
The discovery of defects in products is not unusual and the implications of a defect can be significant. Failing or unsafe products can affect a company's reputation and rectification can cost billions, if it is even possible. It can mire a company in litigation...
Along with a detailed regulatory regime, manufacturers and suppliers of products for use by UK consumers and in UK workplaces are bound by contractual and non-contractual obligations.
The UK's consumer product safety regulatory regime is broadly derived from EU legislation, which imposes obligations on each of the players in the supply chain from manufacturer through to distributor.
It can be tempting for suppliers and retailers to enter into discussions over the recommended price customers should be charged for products. However, there are limits to what the law permits.
by Tom Stocker
A courier company and trade union the GMB have agreed a collective agreement deal which offers holiday pay and guaranteed earnings to self-employed workers. 07 Feb 2019
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said that progress has been made on addressing the tax challenges of digitilisation. 31 Jan 2019