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BREXIT - Preparing to leave the EUEdit
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*NEW Get ready for Brexit*
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The UK will leave the EU on 31 October 2019.
Answer a few questions to find out how you or your business should prepare.
Get Ready for BREXIT - 7 Question Tool
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A tool has been developed for businesses to help you prepare for EU Exit. It asks you to answer 7 questions across key business operation areas that will be impacted and then pulls together guidance from across Gov relating to your circumstances.
Get Ready for Brexit - Employing EU Citizens
Get Ready for Brexit - Employing EU CitizensClose
Link to Gov.UK to find the wide range of information related to employing EU citizens including changes to areas including movement of people, settled status and qualifications.
Get Ready for Brexit - Energy and climate
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Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to areas including energy, renewables, the nuclear industry and regulated carbon emissions
Get Ready for Brexit - European and domestic funding
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Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to funding for areas including research and higher education, social and structural development and sector-specific funds
Get Ready for Brexit - Find EU Exit guidance for your business
Get Ready for Brexit - Find EU Exit guidance for your businessClose
Complete list of Gov.UK information that has been published so far for your business to prepare for EU exit.
You can change what information you get using the checkboxes. Come back to this page regularly or sign up to receive emails when new information is published.
Get Ready for Brexit - Importing, Exporting and Transporting
Get Ready for Brexit - Importing, Exporting and TransportingClose
Link to Gov.UK website with information highlighting changes to areas including importing or exporting goods, moving goods across borders, haulage permits, customs and tax.
Get Ready For Brexit - Intellectual property
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Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to area including copyrights, trademarks and patents
Get Ready for Brexit - Operating in the EU
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Links to Gov.UK website with information highlighting changes if you provide services or do business in the European Union
Get Ready for Brexit - Public sector procurement
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Links to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to areas including government contracts
Get Ready for Brexit - Regulation and Standards for products and goods
Get Ready for Brexit - Regulation and Standards for products and goodsClose
Link to Gov.UK website with information on changes to areas if you sell physical products or goods in the UK
Get Ready for Brexit - Temporary rates of customs duty (tariffs) on imports after EU Exit
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The temporary rates of customs duty (tariffs) on imports if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
Get Ready for Brexit - Using personal data
Get Ready for Brexit - Using personal dataClose
Link to Gov.UK website highlighting changes to using personal data you store or get from another EU country
Sussex Chamber of Commerce - BREXIT NEWS
Sussex Chamber of Commerce - BREXIT NEWSClose
Latest Sussew Chamber of Commerce news related to Brexit
BREXIT - BCCI Checklist
BREXIT - BCCI ChecklistClose
Very useful tool designed to support small and medium sized businesses. Produced by the British Chamber of Commerce
Chambers - BREXIT Checklist
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Surrey Chambers of Commerce have released a helpful high level checklist for businesses on Brexit to look at employment, regulatory obligations and export needs.
Get Ready For Brexit - Information Commissioner's Office
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Guidance and resources to help businesses and organisations better prepare for data protection compliance after a no-deal Brexit.
IOD Brexit Portal
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The Institute of Directors' Navigating Brexit for Business page
KPMG - Navigating BREXIT
KPMG - Navigating BREXITClose
KPMG is helping organisations across the world respond to this unprecedented change as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
FSB - Small Business Brexit Pack
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The FSB has pulled together a small business Brexit pack.
Agriculture & Food Industry in a no deal EU Exit: Changes at the UK Border in 60 Seconds
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Produced by DEFRA
Businesses in a no deal EU Exit: Changes at the UK Border in 60 Seconds
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Trading across the UK-EU border will change at 11pm UK time on the 29 of March 2019, when the UK leaves the EU.
Companies like yours are getting ready for these changes to help avoid disruption to business.
Think about how you will handle customs declarations, register for an EORI number and check what product tariffs apply. Speak to your logistics provider about safety and security declarations and documents required at the border.
To help keep your supply chain running smoothly, talk to your customers and suppliers about their preparations.
Grant Thornton - five stages of Brexit preparation
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With continuing uncertainty about the outcome of Brexit and increasing focus on preparing for a No Deal, we share our experiences of working with clients on Brexit planning.
Over the last two years we have spoken to hundreds of business leaders about Brexit, with our recent survey of mid-sized businesses reflecting this work.
We have identified five stages of Brexit preparation – ranging from those who have done no planning to those who have executed contingency plans.
Importing goods from the EU to the UK in a no deal EU Exit in 10 steps
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We’re leaving the EU, so the way we import goods is changing. This video talks about the 10 key steps you’ll need to take to keep your imports up to speed. From where you can get expert advice and an EORI number, to classifying commodities with the right commodity code, to checking the value of the goods and if they are allowed in the country, to how to declare goods and paying the right duty and VAT. You can find further details on each of these steps and how you might be affected in the Step-by-step guide to importing. Search for ‘EU Exit partnership pack’ on GOV.UK today. Start preparing your business now.
Leaving the EU with a deal remains the Government’s top priority. This has not changed. The Government has accelerated no deal preparations to ensure the country is prepared for every eventuality. It is the responsible thing to do. Businesses and citizens should ensure they are similarly prepared for EU Exit and visit https://www.gov.uk/euexit for guidance.
This video provides an overview of the information importers need to be aware of, directly from HMRC. HMRC is the UK’s tax, payments and customs authority. We collect the money that pays for the UK’s public services and help families and individuals with targeted financial support.
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• Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMRCgovuk/
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• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/HMRC
For help with general queries relating to any of HMRC’s products and services, talk to us on:
• Twitter: https://twitter.com/HMRCcustomers/
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HMRC/
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Understanding PAYE & your business
If you provide online services within the European Economic Area (EEA), you may have to comply with new rules governing online activities within these countries if there is a no deal Brexit,
Data Protection post Brexit
To continue receiving personal data legally after Brexit, review your supplier contracts and read the linked guidance.
Get an EORI number
You need an EORI number to move goods into or out of the EU (including the UK). If you do not get one, you may have increased costs and delays.
Applying for one will take just 5 to 10 minutes
Are you as a Business able to attract and retain older workers?
The Department for Work and Pensions run the Fuller Working Lives Programme to support businesses to benefit the most from older workers.
Export Action Plan competition
Enter the @OpentoExport Export Action Plan Competition for the chance to win £3000 and more prizes towards implementing your plan of action for export success.
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