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  1. Please read this! Ebay still seem to have something against us. Not content with losing us over £1000 in sales (over the Ebay payments bungle) they now seem determined to remove out top rated Ebay seller status. This means we'll lose our seller discount and we'll have to increase prices, which will lose us even more money over time. This combined with the fact their bulk editor isn't working properly makes Ebay more frustrating than normal. Royal Mail have changed the non UK post. Now everything will be counted as a small parcel, they say to be in line with postal services in ot
  2. Just a quick update from us @ MJW Models! Firstly the Easter Hols are here and our next posting day is Tuesday 6th April, so anything bought from now until then, will be posted on the 6th at the earliest! We've also had some deliveries in time for Easter. We have the brand New Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Mk I 'early' profipack in stock (think 2 blade props!). Also the latest boxing of the Bf109G-6 Weekend is here (G-6/G-6/Trop), plus a Pfalz and P-39Q Weekend. Also finally back in stock is the Mustang weekend edition and Bf109G-6/AS. Other new kits include the latest Airfix 1/48 Tig
  3. If only it was! Thanks for that, it's a great looking kit. Even despite Ebay releasing the funds, we've still lost a weeks worth of trading on Ebay, plus it'll probably take a few days to get up to speed. All the extra sales on our website have been a huge help to us and we hope more people will use our website instead of our ebay shop in future thanks Mike
  4. Important - latest news from us @ MJW Models. It's good news, Ebay have released the funds they were withholding from us! This will let us do things like pay our Royal Mail bill and order more stock for next week! We've switched our Ebay listings back on and we've had a trickle of sales come through, so it looks ok so far but we'll need to see if this new Ebay payments is any good. Even so, we are still down a whole week's worth of sales on Ebay, so we'll still be struggling for a bit, while we try to recover. We want to thank everyone for the support, we've had an amazing day on our website,
  5. One thing people can do for us that doesn't involve spending money, is to leave us a positive review on Google and Facebook, if you have been our customer before and were happy with our service. Just Google MJW Models and look at the info on the right hand side, and you should see something that says 'write review,. On Facebook, there's a review tab on the top of the page under the big pic. thanks Mike
  6. Here's how it is for us now that we've had to close our Ebay shop for now. We've sold about £50 worth of stuff yesterday and absolutely nothing today. If this keeps up, I'll be homeless very soon. Please Don't line Ebay's pockets unless you have to. thanks Mike
  7. No worries! I don't know how all sellers don't charge less than they do on Ebay with the Ebay fees as they are.
  8. This link to the Ebay community page which highlights the issue we're having and the fact that Ebay seem to have difficulty with a UK Partnership type business - Solved: problem registering for managed payments - The eBay Community. Please share this link on social media and suggest that people go direct to a business' own website rather than buy on Ebay, it's much better for sellers if you use their own websites. It's hard enough with a small business as it is to get buy. thanks Mike
  9. We got the accountant to do the longer form of our accounts and Ebay rejected that too. Not sure what to do, as their appears to be no way of getting our money from them. We might have to consider legal action, we know we're not the only ones affected by this. I might contact Citizens advice and see if they can suggest a way forward. Anyway, if you see something you want on Ebay, please see if the seller has a direct website and use that instead. thanks Mike
  10. Cheap 1/48 Eduard Messerschmitt Bf109 kits @ MJW Models! Ebay are still withholding our money so these are ONLY on our website! Bf109G-6/AS Profipack - £18.60 - very limited numbers only! Bf109G-4 Weekend - £10.80 Bf109E-3 Weekend - £11.34 - Last ones then they are gone! Bf109E-1 Weekend - £10.98 - Limited number now! Bf109G-10 Weekend - £11.34 Some of these can't now be restocked so are limited to what we have in stock. There's a few of the Profipacks due in tomo
  11. The ebay saga continues and they are still withholding money from our sales. We've now temporarily stopped selling on Ebay, as we're sending out stuff we've sold and not getting paid for it. So for now it's just on our website, which means we're missing 2/3 - 3/4 of our income, until the situation is resolved. If anyone knows were a tiny business can get any legal advice from, with having to pay an arm and a leg for it, please let me know. In the meantime some new bargains have showed up - about a 1/3 off UK RRP. Eduard's 1/48 Eiko F-104J Starfighter Ltd Ed, Bf109G-6/AS Profipack
  12. Yeah he phoned and had a chat with my Dad. They do most of their business on their website, so it sounds like they can get by but we've never been able to get enough people using our website, so it's a huge issue for us when 2/3 to 3/4 of our income comes from our Ebay shop.
  13. We started 10 years or so ago by converting my personal acc into our business acc. We did that so we could start selling on a ready made marketplace while we set up and grew our own website. We've grown our website but it can't provide enough income alone, 75% or so of our income still comes from Ebay. We sell stuff cheaper on our website than we can on Ebay and we do things like combined post and VAT free shopping for non UK customers. We actually used to do reasonable business with Aussie customers but I think there's some kinda local import/sales tax down under, that's been there the last y
  14. The accountant is hopefully sorting out the long form accounts tomorrow. I don't understand why they won't accept the short form ones, as HMRC accept them! I've heard we're not the only company this affects thanks Mike
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