Brexit

Preparing for the UK's exit from the European Union

The Growth Hub is here to guide you through whatever lies ahead, leaving the EU will mean most UK businesses should expect change. There will be new arrangements and changes in law. Use this information to understand how this affects your business and what you can do to prepare for the UK's exit from the EU.

Employing EU citizens

Changes to areas including movement of people, settled status and qualifications

Importing, exporting and transporting

Changes to areas including importing or exporting goods, moving goods across borders, haulage permits, customs and tax.

Operating in the EU

Changes to area if your business operates in the European Union

Regulation and Standards for products and goods

Changes to areas if you sell physical products or goods in the UK

Using personal data

Changes to using personal data you store or get from another EU country

European and domestic funding

Changes to funding for areas including research and higher education, social and structural development and sector-specific funds

Intellectual property

Changes to area including copyrights, trademarks and patents

Energy and climate

Changes to areas including energy, renewables, the nuclear industry and regulated carbon emissions

Public sector procurement

Changes to areas including government contracts

Knowledge

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News

HMRC extends deadline for £8 million of customs tr...
The deadline for applications for a government initiative to help businesses prepare for EU Exit has...
Moving Goods In and Out of the EU: A Key Requireme...
Do you import or export into the EU? If so please read on….
Leaving the EU: advice for businesses
Use this information to help you prepare your business for leaving the EU.
Community News
South West manufacturers looking for domestic supp...
Post Brexit conditions may offer opportunities
Temporary rates of customs duty on imports after E...
The temporary rates of customs duty on imports if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
Looking for feedback on the Governments EU Exit we...
Help other businesses by providing feedback to the Government on their advisory website.

Other resources

Additional information, external links and documents to help you prepare.

Resources

Workplace rights if there’s no Brexit deal

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How your rights in the workplace could be affected if the UK leaves the EU with ‘no deal’.

Workplace rights if there’s no Brexit deal
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Trading with the EU if there's no Brexit deal

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How trade with EU countries might change if the UK leaves the EU with ‘no deal’

Trading with the EU if there's no Brexit deal
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Classifying your goods in the UK Trade Tariff if there's no Brexit deal

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You would need to pay trade tariffs on some goods if you’re moving them to or from the EU.

Classifying your goods in the UK Trade Tariff if there's no Brexit deal
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Documents

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