How to prepare your business for Brexit

What you need to know

Please click here to find out what you need to know about Brexit.

Take Action

The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. Check the new rules from January 2021 and take action now. Click here to find out more.

For information on what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021, read:

Placing manufactured goods on the market in Great Britain from 1 January 2021

Placing manufactured goods on the market in Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021

Placing manufactured goods on the EU market from 1 January 2021

Using the UKCA mark from 1 January 2021

Conformity assessment bodies: change of status from 1 January 2021

The Border Operating Model

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Retail Sector -

Agri-food and biosecurity sector -

Consumer Goods -

Tourism and Hospitality -

Life Sciences -

Chemicals -

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To support business preparations, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is hosting free webinars throughout October 2020 to help you check the new rules and understand the actions to take. Each webinar will have a sector focus covering:  services & investments, retail, automotive, metals & other materials, electronics & machinery, consumer goods, life sciences, construction and aerospace. See the full schedule and sign up to for live sessions here. Following the initial broadcast the webinars will be available on demand.

Government campaign

The government has also launched a new campaign to help businesses and individuals prepare for the end of the transition period. Find out more about 'The UK's new start: let's get going' campaign.


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