Card security update

Card security update

VISA have issued information regarding changes to card processing security from September 2021. The idea is to reduce online fraud. The changes will apply across Europe. A key part of the new security arrangements is the requirement for Strong Customer Authentication...
Stage 4 COVID roadmap implemented 19th July

Stage 4 COVID roadmap implemented 19th July

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, spoke to the nation and confirmed that the vaccines have significantly weakened the link between coronavirus cases and hospitalisations and deaths. This has allowed the government to confirm that many COVID restrictions will be...
OTS – making better use of third party data

OTS – making better use of third party data

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) was established in July 2010, to provide advice to the Chancellor on simplifying the UK tax system. The OTS has recently published a new report titled ‘Making better use of third-party data: a vision for the future’....
UK Infrastructure Bank opens for business

UK Infrastructure Bank opens for business

The new UK Infrastructure Bank has officially opened for business. The new bank, which is headquartered in Leeds, will be tasked with accelerating investment into ambitious infrastructure projects, cutting emissions and levelling up every part of the UK.  The...
Agent Dedicated Line relaunched

Agent Dedicated Line relaunched

HMRC has confirmed that the Agent Dedicated Line (ADL) that offers priority access to HMRC staff has been relaunched on a trial basis from 14 June 2021.  HMRC has also made it clear that the ADL is not expected to be used to handle certain types of calls where...