Brexit: Government resources for businesses

Curated content from the Government to help businesses deal with Brexit.

The UK left the EU Single Market and Customs Union on 31 December 2020, meaning new rules now apply in areas including trade in goods and services, immigration, and travel.

Read on to learn more about the new rules and how to put together your action plan.

Get your action plan +

There are new rules from 1 January 2021. Answer a few questions on the Government’s Brexit transition pageLink opens in a new window to get a personalised set of actions for your business.

Importing goods +

If you import goods from the EU, from 1 January 2021 you’ll need to change your processes. Visit GOV.UKLink opens in a new window to find step-by-step instructions and advice on putting together an action plan.

Exporting goods +

If you export goods from the EU, from 1 January 2021 you’ll need to change your processes. Visit GOV.UKLink opens in a new window to find step-by-step instructions and guidance on creating an action plan.

Advice from the devolved governments on Brexit +

Living and working in the UK +

EU citizens and their family members (including children and non-EU citizens) need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue to live, work and study in the UK beyond 30 June 2021.

The way you hire from the EU is also changing to a points-based immigration scheme.

Find out what that means for you and your employees through the links below.

Guidance on personal data in your business +

The Government has outlined what action you need to take regarding data protection and data flowsLink opens in a new window with the EU/EEA now the transition period has ended. The page will be updated if anything changes.

 

Business travel +

Regional support

Enter your postcode to find business support and case studies from businesses within your region. You'll be taken to our interactive map.

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