You will learn
- What Brexit could mean to your business
- What help and support is available to help you navigate this
Whatever your feelings about Brexit, the UK’s exit from the European Union will cause unprecedented changes to the business landscape over the coming years. We’ve collected together the most relevant sources of information to help you navigate through the uncertainty and ensure your business remains healthy whatever happens. We’ve also produced a free Brexit toolkit to help you take practical steps towards preparing for the future.
Businesses in our region can still access free help and support through our telephone advice service and face-to-face Growth Managers. Please contact us to discuss your own particular needs.
Don’t forget that uncertain times can cause stress and anxiety in the workplace. Download our free mental health toolkit to find out what your rights and responsibilities as an employer are, and how to safeguard your own mental health and the health of others.
- The Government’s general Brexit advice page provides a variety of information and is updated as the situation progresses.
- A specific page on business advice for Brexit contains information useful to your business.
- Sign up for email alerts to receive information from the Government on Brexit as they happen.
- In the event of a No Deal Brexit, there is an online checking tool which will help you prepare for the steps you need to take.
- The Business Support Helpline have dedicated advisors to deal with Brexit related queries and a database of information. Click on the link for more information, or call 0300 456 3565.
- The Federation of Small Businesses has a Brexit hub offering information for smaller businesses and sole traders.
Importing and Exporting
- The Department for International Trade can help if you have queries about how Brexit will impact importing and exporting. Contact them via the link or call the DIT Helpline on 020 7215 5000.
Sector specific information
- Manufacturing and engineering
- Food and drink
- Medicines and medical equipment - Government advice is available as is advice from The Health and Safety Executive. The Department for Health and Social Care can assist with planning via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
More sector-specific guidance articles can be found on the Government’s website.