ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), in collaboration with the United Kingdom’s Competition and Market Authority (CMA), has launched a series of capacity building workshops wherein the CMA’s officials and experts will train the CCP’s staff on different enforcement techniques and methodologies. As part of this renewed collaboration between… Continue reading

Sheikh Muhammad Tariq Registered by HM Revenue & Custom, UK

Her Majesty Queen of Britain’s HM Revenue & Customs has registered Sheikh Muhammad Tariq, renowned Businessmen of Pakistan and Pakistani National Custom Agents for filing of custom declaration service from January 2021. After completion of BREXIT transition period, additional more than 250 millions custom declaration will be filed and processed…. Continue reading

TDAP begins consultations with exporters, as UK seeks proposals for the new GSP 

KARACHI: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has started consultations with the stakeholders as UK Government has sought inputs from Pakistan for designing of the new UK trade preferences regime post Brexit. “To obtain stakeholders’ inputs, TDAP organized a consultative session with concerned trade bodies and exporters to seek proposals… Continue reading

Vodafone 5G goes live on 3 July 2019 in the UK, with 5G roaming available this summer

LONDON: Vodafone will switch on its 5G network for both consumers and business customers in seven cities across the UK on 3 July 2019. In a worldwide first, Vodafone will also offer 5G roaming in the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain over the summer.[the_ad id=”32940″]The UK is leading the way… Continue reading

Porta Communications and SEC Global evaluate all-share merger of the two companies

LONDON: The Boards of Porta Communications Plc and SEC Global have entered into discussions concerning a potential all-share merger of the two companies. The Potential Merger would create a strategic communications company of scale with offices in key markets across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, APAC and South America…. Continue reading

Intellect SEEC and APS join forces to deliver digital transformation in financial services

LONDON: Intellect SEEC, the insurance software division of Intellect Design Arena and Assurance Programme Solutions (APS) has announced a new partnership to advance digital transformation and innovation in the financial services industry.[the_ad id=”31605″]The new partnership enables APS to provide consulting and delivery services for Intellect SEEC’s products across the UK… Continue reading

Negative Outlook on U.K. non-life market maintained

LONDON: AM Best has maintained a negative market segment outlook on the U.K. non-life insurance market, supported by key factors that include persistent pressure on operating performance due to strong competition, legislative changes, ongoing political and economic uncertainty associated with Brexit and increased regulatory scrutiny of pricing practices. A new… Continue reading