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  • ABTOT Associate WHA explains the German VAT ruling could hit UK travel businesses

    By Chris Photi, Head of Travel and Leisure at White Hart Associates An important new announcement in Germany could lead to UK businesses being forced to pay Value Added Tax (VAT) when supplying travel services in Europe. You may remember our blog from December, explaining that under a new UK version of the Tour Operators’ […]

  • VAT deferred due to coronavirus (COVID-19) – What are your options?

    At the outset of the COVID-19 crisis, one of the first support measures put in place by the Government was to grant businesses the option of deferring VAT payments for liabilities due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. We know many of our clients utilised this HM Revenue & Customs reprieve, and as we […]

  • ABTOT Associate Travlaw HR update

    Will employment laws change post-Brexit? The UK has now withdrawn from the EU but what, if any, employment law changes will there be and what, if any, impact will that have on employers and indeed employees’ rights? Many readers will be aware that much of the UK employment laws (think of the Working Time Regulations […]

  • ABTOT Associate Travlaw’s Employment update Jan 21

    What employers need to be aware of in 2021! Most employers will be glad to see the back of 2020, and 2021 still holds a lot of uncertainty for employers in the travel industry as the world continues to fight the battle against Covid. However, there are a few key changes ahead this year that […]

  • ABTOT Associate Travlaw update on Brexit and Data Compliance

    For all ABTOT members, understanding and ensuring compliance with applicable data protection regimes is unavoidable. Data flows and data processing form an essential part of all travel businesses. Following the UK’s departure from the EU, we thought it would be helpful to summarise the current legal position and to answer some frequently asked questions. Are […]