Brexit

Preparing for the UK's exit from the European Union

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Leaving the EU will mean most UK businesses should expect change. The Growth Hub is here to guide you through whatever lies ahead. There will be new arrangements and changes in law. If you are unsure how this may affect your business we urge you to contact one of our Growth Hub Navigators via 01793 698005. To make sure that the voices of our businesses are heard in Westminster, we need to hear from you.

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The UK will leave the EU on the 31 October 2019.

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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

News

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Swindon & Wiltshire Brexit Business Support Servic...
A new free and impartial Brexit support, advice and information line to businesses in the area laun...
Get an EORI number today and prepare for Brexit
You will need to get a EORI number if you trade with Europe
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Billions announced for no deal preparation.
Chancellor Sajid Javid announces £2.1bn for no-deal Brexit preparation
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HMRC extends deadline for customs training funding
The deadline for applications for a government initiative to help businesses prepare for EU Exit has...
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Moving Goods In and Out of the EU.
Do you import or export into the EU? If so please read on about the key requirements.
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Leaving the EU: advice for businesses
Use this information to help you prepare your business for leaving the EU.

Knowledge

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Business Continuity Advice & Guidance
How to prepare your business for those small or large things (accidental or deliberate) which may cause unforeseen problems to your business.
Partnership pack: preparing for changes at the UK border after a ‘no deal’ EU ex...
This partnership pack is designed to help you support businesses preparing for day one if we leave the EU without a deal.
Intellectual Property and BREXIT: The facts
Facts on the future of intellectual property laws following the decision that the UK will leave the EU.
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Unsure what Brexit means for your business and what to do about it?
Ten ‘no regret’ actions businesses should consider now

Other resources

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

Resources

Prepare your business for the UK leaving the EU

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A tool to help you find the relevant documentation to preparing for a No Deal

www.gov.uk/business-uk-leaving-eu
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The government’s guarantee for EU-funded programmes if there’s no Brexit deal

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How UK organisations such as charities, businesses and universities who receive EU funding would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with ‘no deal’.

Guarantee for EU-funded programmes
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The Economic Effects of the government’s proposed Brexit Deal

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This report estimates the economic effects of the government’s proposed Brexit deal that was first published on 14 November 2018

The Economic Effects of the government’s proposed Brexit Deal
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Customs, excise, VAT and regulatory changes you need to know about if there is no deal

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If the UK exits the EU without a deal, UK businesses will have to apply customs, excise and VAT procedures to goods traded with the EU, in broadly the same way that already applies for goods traded outside of the EU.

Customs, excise, VAT and regulatory changes
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Haulage companies operating between the UK and the EU - what to expect on day one of a 'no deal' scenario

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The trade that you carry out with the EU will broadly follow the customs controls that apply for the rest of the world. So, you will need to adapt your business to comply with these new systems, processes and controls.

Haulage companies operating between the UK and the EU
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HMRC impact assessment for the movement of goods if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

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Leaving the EU without a negotiated settlement is not the government’s preferred outcome, but it is essential that the UK is prepared for all possible eventualities on customs, VAT and excise arrangements.

HMRC impact assessment
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New research shows economic and fiscal consequences of the Brexit deal

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New research by experts at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics (LSE), King’s College London and the Institute for Fiscal Studies has modelled the economic and fiscal consequences of Brexit.

New research shows economic and fiscal consequences of the Brexit deal
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Exiting the European Union: Publications

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Collection of documents published to support understanding and assessment of the agreement we have reached with the EU.

Exiting the European Union: Publications
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Ferry or Channel Tunnel operators moving goods between the UK and the EU - what to expect on day one of a 'no deal' scenario

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The trade that you carry out with the EU will broadly follow the customs controls that apply for the rest of the world. So you will need to adapt your business to comply with these new systems, processes and controls.

Ferry or Channel Tunnel operators moving goods between the UK and the EU
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Tour operators - what to expect on day one of a 'no deal' scenario

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Businesses that trade with the EU will broadly follow the same customs controls as businesses trading with the rest of the world – so they will need to adapt their business to comply with these systems, processes and controls.

Tour operators
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Documents

Brexit Related Events

 

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