Advice and Guidance for Business
This page gives the latest advice and guidance from LEPs, Government, and official bodies on the action business needs to take to prepare for the UK's exit from the European Union, including the possibility of no deal.
From 1 February 2020 there will be a transition period until the end of 2020, while the UK and EU negotiate trading relationships and other arrangements with the EU. This page gives advice on what business needs to do to prepare for Brexit transition.
New tariffs for no-deal Brexit
The Government has today (Wednesday 13 March) published details of the UK's temporary tariff regime for no-deal. The Government says the regime is temporary (12 months) and will be monitored.
Latest guidance from Defra
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published guidance on several key areas affecting businesses. Please follow these links for support on: food labelling, exporting and importing fish, transporting endangered species, working with chemicals, pesticides, importing and exporting plants, trading timber, and managing data.
See the latest Brexit toolkits being built by LEPs. These are designed as a first port of call to help local businesses in LEP areas get the latest advice on preparing for Brexit.
Food Standards Agency latest
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published guidance on health and identification marks, importing high-risk food and animal feed and GM food or feed or animal feed additives. For more information visit www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/prepare-your-business-for-the-uk-leaving-the-eu
Video guides on no-deal Brexit
The Border Delivery Group and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have published a series of short videos in a no-deal scenario, setting out the actions businesses will need to take to continue to trade following a ‘no deal’ exit.
Advice to further education and apprenticeship providers
The Government has issued advice to further education and apprenticeship providers in England on how to prepare for Brexit in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
This government site gives advice to individuals, UK nationals in the EU, EU citizens in the UK, and businesses, in preparation for the UK's exit from the European Union.
Brexit Quick Links
The European Union Withdrawal Agreement became an Act of Parliament on 23 January 2020. The UK is now in a transition period until the end of 2020.
Prepare your business to continue to export to EU in the event of a No Deal Brexit.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a range of Brexit advice for specific industry sectors . Click below:
The CBI has done a regional breakdown map of the impact a no-deal Brexit will have.
The latest employer toolkit gives employers the information they need to support EU citizens applying for the EU Settlement Scheme. Read more
How to prepare for changes at the UK border in the event of a no-deal EU exit. Read more
The British Chambers of Commerce have created a Brexit ‘health check’ for business. Read more