Brexit guidance for businesses

The UK is expected to leave the EU on or before January 31 2020. Leaving the EU means your business may need to prepare for change.

Below is guidance for businesses on key points regarding Britain's exit from the European Union.

Can't find what you're looking for? This is a summary of information issued by central government. Further advice is available fromcentral government..

You can also access information from theNew Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership(LEP) or get in touch with Breckland Council's Regeneration Team to discuss general support available to your business.

To access the latest information, you cansign up for email updates from central government.


Settlement scheme for employers

If you're an employer, the Government has produced anEmployer Toolkit to help you explain the EU settlement scheme to employees. The toolkit contains a range of ready to use leaflets and posters.

You might also find information from trade organisations or bodies such as theFederation for Small Businesses useful.


Employing EU citizens

See guidance from central government aboutchanges of movement of people, settled status and qualifications.


Exporting and importing

HM Revenue and Customs have providedguidance materials that explain how to manage importing and exporting in the case of a no-deal Brexit. 

The contents cover customs, excise, VAT and regulatory changes. No-deal technical notices provide guidance on more specialist areas.

Anonline tool is available to identify information that is most relevant to your business.


Food standards

The Food Standards Agency has also producedguidance on preparing your business for leaving the EU.


GDPR Personal Data 

There are potential impacts on international transfers of personal data, or for data hosted in the EEA, in the event of a no-deal.

More details are available from theInformation Commissioner's Office (ICO) orcentral government.

Last updated: 31/10/2019 12:18:37