Government’s Customs Union Stance

Government’s Customs Union Stance

Ahead of a symbolic vote, the UK government has this week reiterated its commitment to leaving the EU’s customs union, after last week suffering defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill. Prime Minister May, whilst on a visit to the West Midlands, said leaving the...
Global Holiday News

Global Holiday News

Did you know Friday 6th April is/was a public holiday for Ching Ming Festival in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan? Or that it is also a holiday in Thailand for Chakri day? Uniserve have just published a new page on this website which highlights the national holidays in...
Bangladesh Security Ban Lifted

Bangladesh Security Ban Lifted

The UK government has withdrawn the ban on Dhaka-London direct air cargo, which had been imposed due to poor security at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The announcement was made recently at a press conference jointly organised by the UK High Commission in...
Asian Holiday Dates By Country

Asian Holiday Dates By Country

As we approach the Chinese New Year period once more, and as factories across Asia are expediting products prior to national close downs, now seems a good time to share the public holidays throughout the region. Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival in...
Be Lucky This Chinese New Year

Be Lucky This Chinese New Year

With Chinese New Year upon us, tradition will see many of Asia’s people considering their chances of a prosperous year ahead, and maximising the chance of one that is full of good fortune. This year’s Spring Festival begins Friday, when the current Year of...
Brexit May Mean VAT Upfront

Brexit May Mean VAT Upfront

Tens of thousands of UK businesses could be forced to pay VAT upfront post Brexit, on goods imported from Europe, in controversial new legislation being considered by MP’s on Monday. The chair of the Treasury select committee has urged MP’s to investigate the matter...