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Brexit information for businesses

Brexit – the UK has left the EU

It is vital that businesses act now to minimise disruptions to their operations.

Regardless of business size or sector, there are new rules that you will need to comply with since 1 January 2021. 

There are changes to:

  • the way you import and export goods;
  • the process for hiring people from the EU;
  • the way you provide services in EU markets.

Information can be found by:

Businesses that import and export goods

Since 1 January 2021 you need to make customs declarations to move goods into and out of the EU.

You should:

If you export goods, you can also use an online tool that provides product-specific and country-specific information, making it easier to understand the changes that came into effect on 1 January 2021.

The Check How to Export Goods (CHEG) tool is aimed at UK exporters and pulls together information on the UK border, duties, rules of origin and customs procedures.

Apply for grants if your business completes customs declarations

Find out what grants you can apply for to get funding for recruitment, training and IT improvements if your business completes customs declarations.