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EU Exit (Brexit)

You will learn

  • What the EU Exit could mean for your business
  • What help and support is available to help you navigate this
  • What you can do now to prepare

The UK left the European Union on the 31st January and has now entered into a transition period which will last until the end of 2020. During this time, all the current rules with regards to travel, trade and business between the EU and the UK will remain the same.

Negotiations will take place over the course of the year and new regulations will come into force from the 1st January 2021 when the transition period ends. As new requirements and guidance becomes available, we will endeavour to share this with you so that you can continue to prepare your business for the future.

Businesses in our region can also access free help and support through our telephone advice service and face-to-face with one of our Growth Managers. Please contact us to discuss your particular needs.

General support

  • The government’s general transition advice page provides a variety of information and is updated as the situation progresses.
  • Sign up for email alerts to receive information from the Government regarding changes as they happen.
  • The government's online checking tool can help you prepare for the new rules in 2021.
  • The Business Support Helpline has dedicated advisors who can assist with transition-related queries.

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