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4 Nov 2021

The Government has launched a new Export Support Service to help UK businesses get answers to practical questions about exporting to Europe.

4 Nov 2021

The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme was announced today by Patrick Harvie (MSP, Minister for ZeroCarbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights) at the Cycling Scotland Conference.

1 Nov 2021

ACT and ActSmart partner Global Payments (GP) will be contacting all customers to arrange the replacement of your terminal(s) to keep you up with modern requirements for no extra cost.

27 Oct 2021

The Budget and SR21 promised much for both the cycling industry and for retailers, but will it be enough to help recover the damage done from the pandemic and help sustain the cycling...

27 Oct 2021

During the Maybe* monthly masterclass you'll discover each month which bike shops have had the most social media engagement and why - catch up on last week's now.
The masterclass...

26 Oct 2021

NeartSt is now available to ACT members from just £9 per month with no lock-in (30 day rolling contract). In addition to this, ACT Gold members can access a free...

26 Oct 2021

With courses for both enthusiasts and professionals, the Cytech journey you take will differ depending on where you want to take your new skills, but either way your journey will begin with...

25 Oct 2021

In excellent news the government has recently announced an extension to their £3,000 incentive payment to employers taking on a new apprentice, with an employment start date from 1...

21 Oct 2021

A recent article featured in Forbes has advised independent retailers to plan ahead this Christmas, especially with regard to e-commerce, stock quantities and COVID restrictions.

19 Oct 2021

The FCA have recently announced significant increases in their base ratefees that will have an unfavourable effect, particularly on smaller independent retailers.

New helpline for retailers trading in the European Union

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The containerGovernment has launched a new Export Support Service to help UK businesses get answers to practical questions about exporting to Europe.

The service is a 'one-stop shop' and brings together UK government information, making it easier for exporters to access advice and support.

Retailers can also access the Customs and International trade helpline on 0300 322 9434. The helpline is open from 8am to 10pm Monday to Friday and from 8am to 4pm on weekends.

Retailers can also register for webinars explaining the existing guidance on importing and exporting to the EU.

  • 5th Nov 9.45am-10.45am or 15th Nov 11.45am-12.45pm: Importing - steps you need to take before making your supplementary declaration - get advice on how to make a supplementary declaration and how intermediaries can help. Register now.
  • 8th Nov 11.45am-12.45pm: Customs Import Declarations an overview - of the whole declarations process. Register now.
  • 3rd Nov 3.45pm-4.45pm or 19th Nov 11.45pm-12.45pm: Exporting - what you need to do to keep your goods moving - covering zero-rated VAT, customs declarations, using an intermediary as well as licences, certificates, and authorisations. Register now.
  • 9th Nov 9.45am-10.45am: Trader responsibilities when using an intermediary - your responsibilities if using an intermediary to complete import or export declarations. Register now.
  • Importing food and drink, and animal products from the EU to Great Britain - DEFRA webinars about upcoming changes and how to register and use the import system IPAFFS (Import of Products, Animals, Food and Feed System). Register here .

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