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.
This page shows how leaving the EU will affect business and what it needs to do now to prepare for the UK's exit from the EU. This includes; employing EU citizens; importing and exporting; operating in the EU post Brexit; regulations and standards for products and goods; using personal data; changes to European and domestic funding areas such as research, higher education, and European Structural funds; intellectual property; changes to energy and climate, including regulated carbon emissions; and public sector procurement
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 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.
Read the PM's
statement to the House of Commons on 21 January setting out the Government's line on the Withdrawal Agreement.
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